Help your students feel safe and included online

Differ is a chat app for university students, making it easier for you to connect and chat with peers.

The purpose is to help new students develop friendship and a sense of belonging in transition to university.

How to use Differ for online student induction?

Empower your students to build peer relationships, and a helpful and inclusive community.

Peer community

Enabling new students to connect and chat with peers. On average, 87% of invited students join and 80% chat. Differ use social chatbots 🤖to make introductions and break the ice.

Peer mentorship

Connect new students with buddies, mentors, staff and/or alumnis. It can be as simple as giving everyone a personal welcome, and answer student questions.

Peer support

Curated learning communities powered by peers and senior students. Break the psycho-social barriers for student engagement.

No-hassle setup and invite. GDPR compliant.

Super-easy to procure, setup and implement


Free license available

The basic version of Differ is free for personal use. Setup your own account with our self-service solution and create a community.


Students sign up themselves

Share a join-link with your students in an email or by linking to it from your LMS. Just as easy as linking to a Facebook group. We can also push SMS invitations rapidly with ~90% signup rates.


Small-scale, or large-scale?

Differ is ready to help all your new students, even though you are a large university. But you can also start small, at a faculty or even a large first-year course. We help you get started"