• IWMW 2018 – University of York

    In keeping with recent trends here on the Blog, welcome to our post about IWMW 2018! It’s definitely conference season and we’ve been out about, getting the Dundee name out there. While there have been previous posts on conferences with themes of UX and Content, the Institutional Web Management Workshop (IWMW) conference is more about […]

  • UX Scotland 2018 Conference

    Read about our trip to the UX Scotland 2018 conference

  • Design Sprint #4 review (School pages)

    Not sure what a Design Sprint is? These are fun, interactive problem-solving sessions with students, staff, and other key audience members. For more information, read Join a Design Sprint to shape future website experiences Our fourth Design Sprint took place on 27 March 2018. 14 people from across the University gathered together with Steve (Design […]

  • Design Sprint #3 review (course pages)

    Our third Design Sprint took place on 13 March 2018. 16 people from across External Relations, School of Medicine and Business Transformation gathered together with Steve (Design Manager) and myself (UX Manager) from the Web Services Team. 

  • Staff top task workshops

    We had a brilliant time last week running workshops to identify the top tasks that staff need to complete when they visit the website. These were very useful sessions that not only allowed us to gather the crucial data we needed, but also gave staff from across the University a chance to speak to others […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • UX Workshop for Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design

    What is UX? What is a UX workshop? How can it help improve your website? Read on to find out more!