We’ve just completed a mammoth project to deliver web presences for three new academic schools while putting content strategy to the test. The pages went live on Monday 1 August to coincide with the official launch of the new Schools. It was a tight schedule with lots of problem solving to do along the way. … Continue reading Proudly presenting our three new School web branches!
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The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 results were released earlier this year, with York in the top 10 of universities across the UK for the quality of our research work. To celebrate our success, we wanted to create consistent content for our website, social media channels and communications.
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 to tame your Content Management System
Sometimes, our Web Content Management System (CMS) can seem like a mysterious mythical creature. It can look a little complex when you’re less experienced in editing web content, but that’s why I’m here – my role as Publishing Support Officer is to help you navigate the features of the CMS and support you in producing … Continue reading How to tame your Content Management System
Schools and departments web content – introducing the project
We’re excited to introduce a new project we’re working on to help showcase the University’s three new schools and existing departments to the outside world through attractive, engaging and informative web content.
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’.
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.
A new line of support for the CMS
There are currently over 800 users with access to our Web Content Management System (CMS). That’s a lot of people to support – whether troubleshooting a bit of content or completely rebuilding a section of the website. The Communications Support team aims to offer the very best support for users of the CMS, and we’ve … Continue reading A new line of support for the CMS
Feast your eyes on the new Campus Kitchen pages
Half of good food preparation is presentation, and the same is true for our work in the Communications team. As part of the rebrand of the University’s in-house caterer from Cucina to Campus Kitchen, we’ve rebuilt their web pages and streamlined the content. And added more pictures of cake.
Show me the money: making scholarships more visible
The University offers about 100 different scholarships every year, but you wouldn’t necessarily know it. There’s no central scholarships office, so no central database of what’s on offer to who. Most are administered and advertised by individual departments. It can take a bit of digging to find the details.