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Why we don’t use Word document forms
To apply to Dundee in 1967 you had to request a paper application form from The Secretary of the Scottish Universities Entrance Board. The completed form was then to be returned with a cheque for £1.10.…
User testing the PhD webpages
One of our current projects is to create a smoother and more streamlined user journey for prospective students who are researching, deciding on, and applying for, PhD opportunities.  Ultimately, this should contribute to an increase in…
Auditing and improving guide content
Over the last month, Jonathan from the Web Services team has carried out an audit of guide pages on the University website. It’s been an incredibly useful exercise, not least because it’s made me reflect on…
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Frequently during the web migration project we have felt as though we’ve been drowning in a sea of PDFs, particularly during work on policy-heavy sites. The team has made a tremendous effort to drastically reduce the…

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We had website-search at the project’s core to replace the website, as mentioned in our blog post “Searching, looking for content”. A key objective we wanted to achieve from any search system was to allow people…

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