Last week I was lucky enough to spend a day in London learning about content strategy and design with Sarah Richards of the Content Design Centre. In this post I’ll be talking about some of the key principles of both practices and hope to convince you of the value of taking a fresh look at […]
We’re currently doing some work to support the Student Experience Services Communications (SES Comms) project, and as part of this, we’ve been reviewing the Personal Tutors and Student Support Officers (PTs and SSOs) website.
Last week I spent a couple of days in London at the Agile Content conference. I was really keen to attend, as the conference focus seemed to be the issue that constantly challenges me in my role – how do we work together to build effective, user-focused content?
Last week I had the opportunity to attend a workshop on web strategy, that our User Experience Manager Neil Allison was delivering to a group of staff from IGMM, the University’s Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine.
The EdWeb migration project team is delighted to announce that over 200 sites are now live in EdWeb. The migration project has taken great strides in 2015, from just one site live in EdWeb this time last year, to 203 one year later!
October’s WPC took a broader view than some of the recent, more EdWeb-focused sessions. While Bruce Darby did his regular slot on the latest EdWeb developments, we also heard more about the University’s new accessibility policy – specifically subtitling requirements for videos, as well as a whistle-stop refresher on the benefits of prototyping and a […]
A couple of weeks back I attended the annual Institutional Web Management Workshop or IWMW 2015 at Edge Hill University in Ormskirk. Lucky for me (and not so lucky for him, due to a nasty knee injury) Neil was unable to take his place as a speaker, so I got to go along as a […]
The final sites within phase three of the EdWeb migration project went live on 2 June, completing this phase and marking another milestone in the project.
Our next Social Media training session takes place next Monday, 18 May. The course is aimed at those responsible for creating or maintaining a University social media presence and covers best practice tips and advice to ensure help you stay within University guidelines.
Hopefully now it’s old news to anybody within the University that we are in the process of moving to a new content management system for the website. If not, carry on reading for an update of where we are with the project and for everybody else, this post aims to provide a useful roundup of […]