Crazy Egg heat maps to actionable insights

Website heat mapping is a great way of understanding how users interact with our content; where they click and how far they scroll. This Easter we reflect on some of what we’ve learned via heat mapping in Crazy Egg.

A brand new look for Graduation

All of our graduations are special occasions, but our May 2022 celebrations must be some of the most significant in the University’s history.  

Building our Graduation Twinkler

In the run up to January’s graduation ceremonies we were tasked to come up with something fancy to celebrate. The winning idea was to replace the main homepage banner with the names of students graduating on that day.

How history shaped the shield for our newest college

November saw the official opening of our tenth college, named after Yorkshire diarist Anne Lister. Often described as the first modern lesbian, Anne’s life and her recent television portrayal gave our students plenty to work with when they were asked to design a shield for the college. With another competition about to launch for our … Continue reading How history shaped the shield for our newest college

Getting a handle on site search

Have you ever visited a website looking for a specific piece of information; maybe a swimming pool timetable, or a specific recipe?  Have you ever used a search function within the website in order to do this? If so, you have been a ‘user’ engaging with ‘site search’. 

Growing Global

More changes are afoot among the University’s webpages as we’ve spruced up our Global Partnerships pages. With new images, streamlined content and clear calls to action, we’re promoting Partnerships with panache.