Scholarship search redevelopment

The Web Service Team, Global Recruitment Team and Applicant Experience Team have been working on updating the scholarship search on our website.

The first version, which went live in autumn of 2016, didn’t list every subject and country in the world and this sometimes led people to believe there were no scholarships available for their desired selection. This has been resolved with a new country and subject dropdown that you can use to filter the results.

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2016 Freshers’ Week User Testing

Introduction

The Web Services team is a user and data led team. We decided that a great time to do user testing, with new students, was during Freshers’ Week.

What we did

A survey was produced to test

  • Open Day attendance,
  • the new 360º Virtual Tour,
  • our communications during the admissions process,
  • social media,
  • matriculation,
  • the website overall.

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UX Workshop for Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design

The University of Dundee has recently restructured how web services are provided under a newly formed Web Services Team.

The Web Services team has 5 disciplines

  • Web Content
  • Web Design
  • Web Development
  • UX (User eXperience)
  • Support

When the team is working with colleagues at the University to redesign their web presence, we follow a process that has UX as an integral part of the process.

But first, what is UX?

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