Future student online experiences

Future student online experiences

Sharing the work of the Prospective Student Web Content Team

Tag: undergrad degree finder updates

February has seen us turn our attention to working out how best to present fees information to prospective postgraduates. We also saw the Undergraduate Degree Finder 2021 go live on schedule.

After 5 months of hard work and collaboration across the University, we launched the new undergraduate study website for 2021 on 24 February 2020.

This year for the first time we used a tool called GatherContent to collect Undergraduate Degree Finder programme content. Up until this point, the traditional medium for exchanging content was Word documents with tracked changes. Multiple revisions would fly back and forth between us, becoming increasingly convoluted. It was a lot to manage, and the […]

Our first sprint of the New Year (and of the new decade!) has just wrapped up. A key delivery was the rapid and successful refresh of our undergraduate degree finder content. Read on for a quick overview of the sprint activities and achievements.

The undergraduate degree finder content refresh activity is now reaching the end of the initial phase of update by colleagues in schools. In this post I summarise some of the questions we’ve fielded more regularly around use of GatherContent.

Just a quick follow-up to highlight an important step in the GatherContent process and to introduce a new and useful feature.

Following on from our recent training session on GatherContent for everyone involved in the update of the Undergraduate Degree Finder,  we’ve now updated our guidance wiki and distributed logins to everyone involved.

We’re running training for colleagues involved in the update of the Undergraduate Degree Finder, to support our adoption of the GatherContent tool.

We recently announced a big change to how we will approach updating the Undergraduate Degree Finder. We’re piloting a tool called GatherContent which will significantly streamline our dialogue with colleagues in schools and colleges. We see this as a first step towards a more fundamental overhaul of how this process is managed.

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