Espire Infolabs + ACU Recognised with a 2023 Sitecore Experience Award Honorable Mention

Sydney, Australia- 14 November, 2023 - Espire Infolabs, a global digital transformation & Total Experience solutions provider, today announced that along with its esteemed customer Australian Catholic University has been recognised with an Honorable Mention in 2023 Sitecore Experience Awards (SEA) under Best Experience Transformation category for optimizing the utilization of Sitecore templates to drive enhanced Student Experience.

"Sitecore has been instrumental in realising our new approach to the student portal for simplified navigation in line with our UX research with students. By bringing the portal in line with other ACU websites we have made navigating the student portal more familiar and easier to use and we are seeing that in the data as well. Espire is our long standing strategic partner and its digital experience capabilities were certainly a key for the successful deployment of Sitecore solutions over the years – for transforming the student experiences across all touchpoints"- stated Luke Williams, Associate Director, Digital Experience.

We are honored and delighted to receive an Honorable Mention in the Best Experience Transformation category at the Sitecore Experience Awards 2023 with ACU. This recognition is a testament to our unwavering commitment to delivering cross-enterprise Total Experience solutions and driving digital transformation. We are proud of our team's dedication, innovation, and the transformative solutions that we have crafted for ACU over the years of our strategic engagement for delivering personalised student experiences. This award certainly motivates us to continue pushing the boundaries of what's possible in the realm of student experiences."- remarked Ram Bali, RH-ANZ, Espire Infolabs

"We want to extend congratulations to Espire & ACU for its Honorable Mention award," said Lee Miles, Chief Customer Success Officer, Sitecore. "At Sitecore, we’re thrilled to be able to commend our customers and partners in this way, celebrating how truly innovative we all have been over the last year. Here’s to another 12 months of great work, transformative collaboration, and shared victories!"

Further details about the Sitecore Experience Awards can be found at

About ACU

An ACU education builds on the Catholic understanding of faith and reason working together in pursuit of knowledge and promotion of human dignity and the common good.

An ACU education seeks to transform lives and communities. Students are challenged to look beyond the classroom, solve real-world problems, develop their own search for meaning, and cultivate strong professional ethics.

They are invited to stand up for people in need and causes that matter.

ACU is open to all. As is common with great Catholic institutions the world over, the university is inclusive and supportive of everyone, every day – regardless of their faith or tradition. ACU is a young university making a serious impact. Ranked in the top two per cent of universities worldwide* and in the top 10 Catholic universities **, ACU is in the top seven in Australia for graduate employment***.

The university has seven campuses around Australia, a campus in Rome, Italy, and an online campus – ACU Online.

Opportunities for personal and professional growth are critical to ACU. This is a university of service – so much so that it is built into the curricula. All ACU courses offer work placements, internships, or volunteering opportunities.

* Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023. Percentage calculated as ACU’s world rank as a proportion of the total number of universities in the world: International Handbook of Universities 2019, Palgrave MacMillan.

** Based on International Federation of Catholic Universities members ranked on Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023

*** Graduate Outcomes Survey – Longitudinal 2022, medium-term, full-time employment 2020–2022 for domestic undergraduate student

About Espire

Espire is a digital transformation and total experience solutions provider with a strong focus on the higher education and well-aligned capabilities with the business & technology landscape of universities. With over 2 decades of experience in architecting, designing, & building solutions, we provide exceptional student, employee, and researcher experiences. Our cross-enterprise approach is focussed on delivering future-ready services that are resilient to market disruptions- helping institutions in providing the ultimate student experience at every touchpoint.

With a focus on Total Experience (TX), our mission is to positively impact the brand's value, revenue & profitability by delivering the best Customer/Student Experience (CX), Employee Experience (EX), and Business Experience (BX) solutions – with overarching services around Multi-Experience (MX), & User Experience (UX) across the enterprise.

About Sitecore

Sitecore is the leading provider of end-to-end digital experience software. Unifying data, content, commerce, and experiences, our SaaS-enabled, composable platform empowers brands like L’Oréal, Microsoft, and United Airlines to deliver unforgettable interactions across every touchpoint. Our solution provides the cutting-edge tools brands need to build stronger connections with customers, while creating content efficiencies to stand out as transformation and innovation leaders. Experience more at

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