We’re about to complete the pilot phase of our big project to work with all academic departments to update their web pages to new templates and optimised content. Here’s an update on what we’ve done so far and what’s coming next.
During our series of offer holder communications last year, we saw some of our best engagement with an email containing a written message from the Head of Department. This year, we decided to take it one step further and record video messages.
We’ve been using 360 capture to showcase our accommodation for a couple of years now, but it was only this year that we realised that they could be a great way of letting students into our academic facilities too.
Have you ever wondered how a designer comes up with an illustration? Phil and Sean from our graphic design team discuss their process for creating an illustration, and how the new prospectus covers and departmental brochures came to be.
One of our biggest projects during the past year has been the introduction of a new undergraduate brochure for each academic department.
Picture the scene. It’s 2014, on a chilly December afternoon. In a small office in the basement of Heslington Hall, the website publish has just finished, and with it, seven new course pages have gone live. They look something like this…
If you spent any time in the Exhibition Centre during the latest Open Days, you may have noticed some changes to the department stands.