Future student online experiences

Future student online experiences

Sharing the work of the Prospective Student Web Content Team

Author: Lauren Tormey

My team and I recently reviewed our usability testing facilitation skills through a playback of some of our test recordings. In this post, I recap why we ran the session, how we ran it and what we learned.

During our collaboration project with the Student Immigration Service, we kicked off developing each new piece of content with an ideation and prototyping workshop. In this post, I recap the format of these workshops and what we learned from them.

From January to May, we collaborated with the Student Immigration Service (SIS) to improve the student experience around applying for visas. In this post, I recap the highlights and outcomes. How we ran the project This was the first project for my newly formed team. Neil and I were committed to introducing new team members […]

In the final sprint of our Student Immigration Service project, we went live with a revamped applying for a visa section and tested our content changes with international students.

We’re in the middle of a project to enhance the digital experience for students using the Student Immigration Service. In this post, I recap how we’re running the project and what we learned in the discovery phase.

Since the spring, our team has been working with the Enquiry Management Team to update website content to answer the questions prospective students are emailing about.

We’re recruiting 3 content designers to join us in improving the prospective student experience at the University of Edinburgh. Applications close Tuesday 14 September 2021.

Join us on Wednesday 18 August at 10am to watch prospective postgraduates try out a design we’ve prototyped to make it easier to find scholarships and funding available to them to study at Edinburgh.

I was lucky enough to be able to attend (and speak at) ContentEd last month, a conference for content professionals in higher education. In this post, I recap some of the talks I watched and the highlights from them.

I’ll be speaking at the UX Glasgow meetup on 2 December, which is themed around content design.

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