Contra is a London based

Higher Education Marketing and Web Design Agency

Roll into Mondays with a packed pipeline of student leads. Through cutting-edge website development and the latest higher education marketing strategies, we help marketers and student recruitment professionals drive traffic and increase applications.

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  • University of Oxford
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  • National Film And Television School
  • MetFilm School
  • Cass Business School
  • Imperial College London
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Marketing in Education is more than league tables and learning — it’s about showing how your institution will add value to students’ lives, now and forever forward. It’s about ensuring your messaging aligns with your unique set of values. And it’s about understanding your prospective students’ user journeys, empowering them with the content they need to make an informed decision.

We have over 20 years’ experience developing websites and university marketing strategies for the world’s leading institutions, including Oxford University, Cambridge University, and MetFilm School. We attract students and maximise conversions on your site. Choose a full-service agency with the creativity and technical know-how to drive your institution forward. We get it done. 

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Increase in admissions

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Reduction in bounce rate


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Featured case study: Homerton College

We found the Contra team experts within web development and marketing in the education sector, always on top of industry trends. The team have been really supportive as a working partner and is highly creative. I look forward to continuing our great working relationship.

Sarah Hainsworth, Website & Internal Comms Manager at Homerton College, Cambridge

The new website’s ease of use has dramatically improved compared to the previous site. The most tangible benefit was an increase in our applications from 800 to 1000 at a time when Cambridge college applications were down. A 25% increase during COVID is fantastic.

Dr Paul Elliott, Scientific Admissions Tutor at Homerton College, Cambridge

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Everyday we create web applications websites that drive sales platforms that transform web applications engaging social media content that engages inbound marketing that works

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