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Event Ticketing System for Schools and Universities

From musicals, fundraisers, camps, competitions, formals and reunions, TryBooking has you covered on our event booking system.

Event Ticketing System for Schools and Universities
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Trusted by thousands of educational institutions

TryBooking is recognised as the best event management system for the education sector

Lowest Fees in Industry

Lowest Fees in Industry

Our mission is to build great features and provide excellent customer service while keeping pricing as low as possible for you and your attendees. For free events our service is free. While for paid events your attendees only pay 50c per ticket and you cover the processing fees.

Branding

Branding

Style your pages and tickets with your own branding and sponsors. Use our default option or customise to suit your needs.

Public and Private Events

Public and Private Events

With TryBooking, you can make your event private and turn off all social media sharing via the Event Publication. It is at your discretion to share your unique booking URL publicly or privately.

Exceptional Customer Support

Exceptional Customer Support

Receive personalised and local support from our dedicated Australian team at no additional cost. Use 13 years of experience in event ticket sales, to run your best event.

How We Help You To Promote Your Event

Custom Event Homepage

Custom Event Homepage

Brand your event and give value to your sponsors. Fully customise the look of your event tickets and event page, showcase only your brand with the white label feature to remove third party branding like ours.

Built In Referral Reports

Built In Referral Reports

Use our real time reporting to track your sales, revenue and marketing. Identify where your ticket buyers are coming from and measure the success of social media and other marketing campaigns for your event.

Promo Codes

Promo Codes

Sell more tickets online by using a variety of incentives, such as early bird, VIPs, staff tickets, complimentary tickets and special promotions to a group.

Event Listing With Us

Event Listing With Us

Reach thousands of potential ticket buyers everyday with our own events listing page, put your event first and provide the best opportunity to sell tickets online.

Powerful Features Perfect For Your School Events

Build your Event's Seating Maps

Build your Event's Seating Maps

It is more than easy to set up tables, auditoriums, even exhibitor stall allocations. Allowing you to give your guest a choice. Select table seating for your next school event, quickly and simply allocate the number of tables and seats for formal dinner, awards nights and more.

Multiple Sessions Times

Multiple Sessions Times

Multiple Sessions Times allows you to indicate when your event will be taking place, when it will end, what's the time interval in-between events, and control when it is open for bookings. While creating an event, or editing existing events, additional sessions times can be added,, all from one screen, saving you lots of time!

Customise How Your Ticket Buyers’ Book

Customise How Your Ticket Buyers’ Book

Change the way parents view your school event sessions. Now showcase multiple session times for excursions, concerts or other school events in a more accessible way for parents to find the exact date & time that suits them. No longer lose parents because they're tired of scrolling to find an available session, now it's all right there, on one screen!

Data Collection

Data Collection

Ask for ticket buyer's contact details or build your own custom form for the ticket buyer to fill in at the time of booking. With these fields, data collection takes place alongside registration and payment, eliminating the need for separate spreadsheets and ticket buyer follow up. As the event organiser, you will have access to this data.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What Ticketing Service Fees does TryBooking Charge?

Should you be taking payment through your TryBooking event, the transaction will be subjected to a processing fee and a ticket fee. These fees vary per region associated with your TryBooking account. Below details these fees per region.

Australia:

For bookings or donations made on events:

  • 50c ticket fee (charged to the ticket buyer)
  • 2.5% processing fee (charged to the event organiser by default or passed on to the ticket buyer by selection)

For donations made on fundraising pages:

  • 2.5% donation fee (charged to the fundraiser by default)

Can I customise my own event page?

Yes, you can have full customisation of your own event page. We also provide a widget to allow you to place your event page onto your site.

Do you offer discounted pricing for Schools and University Events?

For donations made on fundraising pages:

  • 2.5% donation fee (charged to the fundraiser by default)

For bookings or donations made on events:

  • 50c ticket fee (charged to the ticket buyer)
  • 2.5% processing fee (charged to the event organiser by default)

And you can consider passing the fees on to the ticket buyer so that you are taking the full ticket price.

Is TryBooking safe?

TryBooking is very respectful of the privacy of all users on its site and PCI compliant. View our certificate of compliance. All pages are HTTPS secure, ensuring an encrypted website connection when navigating across the site. Any personal information that may be used by the TryBooking Site in order to carry out its necessary functions is stored on a secured server protected by firewalls and is hosted in Australia. The data itself is also encrypted to further reduce any risk that your information will be obtained and used by unauthorised access. We do not store your full credit card number, only the last four digits are kept and this is to show you which card you have used to make the booking. Given the increasing sophistication of computer hackers, there are no absolute guarantees that our systems will never be accessed without our consent, or that our systems are impenetrable. However, you can rest assured that we take all reasonable measures to ensure the security of your personal information and the bookings you have made.

Are there any costs associated with creating an event?

No, there are no cost associated with creating a event.

There are NO lock-in contracts, sign-up or account maintenance fees, nor any subscriptions.

Fees are only incurred when a paid transaction is processed through your event. Allowing you to run a free event without any cost.

We encourage you to create an account and see for yourself how easy the TryBooking site is to both create and manage your next event or to simply book an event.

 

Can I use TryBooking to sell tickets to private events?

Absolutely! You can make your event private and turn off all social media sharing via the Event Publication. It is at your discretion to share your unique booking URL publicly or privately.

What payment methods does TryBooking accept?

TryBooking accepts payments via debit and credit card affiliated with Visa, Mastercard and American Express*, along with payments made through PayPal**, Google Pay*** and Apple Pay#

Should the customer choose to pay with American Express* or PayPal**, they will incur an additional surcharge. 

You yourself can accept cash or cheque as payment, but you will need to complete a few extra steps to record these payments in TryBooking. This will ensure you gather data on all attendees, that you don't oversell your event, and allows you to present all payments in one report. 

To record these bookings within your event you will need to create a promotion code.  This will allow you to process the booking through the system at no cost.

 

To set up the promotion code

 

*American Express is only available for events and fundraising hosted on the AU + NZ sites. A 1.3% surcharge applies to American Express payments made to the AU site. A 1.1% surcharge applies to American Express payments made to the NZ site.
**PayPal is only available for events and fundraising hosted on the AU + UK site. A 0.5% surcharge applies to PayPal payments made to the AU site. A 3% surcharge applies to PayPal payments made to the UK site.
***Google Pay is only available for events and fundraising hosted on the AU and NZ sites.
#Apple Pay is only available for events and fundraising hosted on the AU and NZ sites.