As part of the Learn Ultra Upgrade project, members of the Educational Design and Engagement team conducted a series of workshops and hybrid user experience testing and interview sessions with students on internships within Information Services, to help the project team understand how the integration of the new Ultra Base Navigation (UBN) layer could be […]
As part of Information Services Group’s 2022 Summer Internship Programme, Website and Communications have several internship opportunities available for University of Edinburgh undergraduate students this summer.
How can we gain a collective understanding of how our services are serving our users?
If you are involved in managing or updating content for a university website, we need your help. In order to provide a better online experience for everyone at the University of Edinburgh, we’re calling time on out-of-date and low quality content across all of our websites. Our content urgently needs some care and attention In […]
We recently made some changes to the staff view of MyEd, to make it easier for staff to use MyEd, and find the content that they need. The changes include: Adding Learn to the staff home page. Making changes to the menu structure to improve how we organise content. Making it possible to favourite all […]
As more of our services than ever move online, our web estate has become the face of the University. Inclusivity of all our users has never been more important. A Practical and Ethical Approach With September’s legislation deadline rightly also attracting attention, we want to help our devolved web community improve the accessibility of their […]
An inspiring day in Manchester underlined the importance of remembering the human beings at the heart of our work.
On Tuesday 8 October Duncan Stephen will talk to us about his recent experience completing a professional development course with the Service Design Academy.
I have been conducting rounds of usability testing to guide the redesign of EASE, the University’s online sign-in system. These tests needed to be completed quickly with no time or budget for recruitment. The following is an outline of what I did, and what I learned.
In our latest lunchtime meetup, UX Service Manager Neil Allison gave a preview of the talk he presented at UX Scotland. He shared a tried and tested method of bringing teams together to prioritise usability issues effectively.