News | April 18, 2019

Flywire, TRUE North Partner For International Student Programs In Canada

Solution integration connects application, enrollment and payment for schools serving growing population of international students

Toronto and Kelowna, British Columbia (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Flywire, a company that solves complex payment problems for educational institutions and their students around the world, today announced the next strategic step in its partnership with TRUE North, a Canadian-based provider of online systems for information management, tracking, collaboration, and reporting for international student programs. The companies have integrated their solutions – connecting the application, enrollment and cross-border payment and receivables processes to provide schools, international agencies and student families increased transparency and convenience. Together, the companies will serve school districts in Canada to better support the recruitment of international students.

As Canadian School Districts continue to experience international program growth, so too come the complexities of supporting the application and payment process from many foreign countries. The TRUE North / Flywire solution integration, which is available today, enables schools to simplify the international application enrollment, payment and receivables processes for both themselves and prospective student families.

TRUE North’s secure, multi-user, web-based system manages the information tracking, reporting and collaborative needs of international education programs. Flywire complements this by providing a payment experience that is familiar and local to families, offering flexible payment options from over 240 countries and backed by around-the-clock multilingual support. With Flywire, institutions can offer students and families a convenient and secure payment experience – customized by country and currency – while accelerating funds flow and streamlining operational expense. To date, the company has processed over $10 Billion for over 1,800 clients worldwide.

“At TRUE North we are committed to helping international students who want to study in Canada. We are excited to be partnering with Flywire and are confident this integration will simplify the complexities of international payments and add value for international students, agencies and schools,” said Blair Hope, who co-founded TRUE North along with Jason Schaad.

“By enhancing student activity visibility from the time of application through enrollment and payment, we help eliminate the manual effort typically required on the part of the schools,” said Sharon Butler, EVP Global Education of Flywire. “At the same time, we provide a seamless payment experience for student families that enables them to put more focus on ensuring a smooth transition for their students.”

About Flywire
Flywire solves complex payment problems for institutions to empower new opportunities globally and locally. The company processes billions in payments per year, connecting all the entities involved to make those transactions faster, more secure, less expensive, and more transparent. Clients in business, education and healthcare use Flywire’s full-service platform to tailor the payment experience for their customers and to create a single point of visibility and control for payer engagement and receivables management – from invoicing and payment through reconciliation. Flywire also supports its clients with end-to-end customer support including multilingual servicing via phone, email, and chat, as well as around-the-clock online payment tracking.

The company is headquartered in Boston and has offices in Toronto, Chicago, London and Manchester (UK), Valencia (Spain), Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, Cluj (Romania), and Sydney. For more information, visit www.Flywire.com.

About TRUE North
TRUE North is a secure, multi-user, web-based system to manage the information tracking, reporting and collaborative needs of international education student programs across Canada. Built from the ground up to be a hosted solution, security and protection of student information is our highest priority. TRUE North mirrors “best practices” in the online banking industry using state-of the-art encryption technologies and offsite backups. TRUE North is fully compliant with the Canadian FOIPPA, ensuring all student data and backups are stored entirely in Canada. Access your student data with confidence, on any device, at any time, from anywhere in the world.

TRUE North is developed by Maxium-Convex Solutions, which operates out of Kelowna, British Columbia. For more information visit mytruenorth.ca.

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SOURCE: Flywire Corporation