development

  • Launching the new campus map

    We’ve launched our new campus map and I thought it would be a good opportunity to discuss some of the new features it delivers and why we’ve made the change. We had a campus map, why did we need a new one? The campus map is often the forgotten child of a university website. Seen […]

  • 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, […]

  • There is no standing still because time is moving forward

    As many of us head off on our summer holidays, it’s always a good time to reflect on the year that has just passed. As we’ve highlighted previously, we’ve got a huge amount to be proud of. This time last year we weren’t even a team, the future held a lot of uncertainty and we […]