Skip to content
502 articles found

Website performance and the hidden environmental impact of the internet

It could be easy to assume, given its intangible nature, that the internet’s environmental impact would be trivial. Unfortunately, the ever-growing volumes of traffic and the data centres and servers required to handle that traffic have grown to account for an estimated 3.7% of global carbon emissions. This is equivalent to that of the worldwide…

30 March 2020Technology

Adapting your social media use

We are all currently experiencing the impact coronavirus is having on our lives. Social distancing is a phrase many of us have likely never used before. Yet it now falls into our daily conversations. More than ever social media is being used to keep us in contact with one another. All of our Schools and…

23 March 2020Social Media

Working from home: online collaboration

Working from home requires clear communication, and reliable technology makes this easier. In this post, find out which tool the digital communications team recommends and how you can make work easier and maintain productivity when working from home.

9 March 2020Team

Accessibility for the Web – new digital visa course

We have launched a new course as part of our digital visa training programme: Accessibility for the Web. This new session is a compulsory course for digital visa participants.

27 February 2020Accessibility Training

Designing for users with anxiety or panic disorders

This guidance is for web and digital professionals who want to make sure that their service is optimised for users who have anxiety or panic disorders.

25 February 2020Accessibility

New subject page design

Since autumn 2018, the digital communications team has been looking at how to improve the University’s subject pages to better meet users’ needs. As part of this process, we created a new design for the subject pages. The subject pages act as landing pages for all prospective students who are interested in finding out about…

17 February 2020Design

Designing for users who are deaf or hard of hearing

This guidance is for web and digital professionals who want to make sure that their service is optimised for users who are deaf or hard of hearing.

12 February 2020Accessibility

New design for MySaint, Moodle and MMS

MySaint, Moodle and MMS have been updated with a new look and feel so they are more accessible and responsive on mobile devices. This update was made by the Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) project team. See the new design For students In MySaint, you can now access online course materials found in MMS and Moodle…

29 January 2020Design

Advanced writing for the web- new digital visa course

We have launched a new course as part of our digital visa training programme: Advanced writing for the web.

27 January 2020Training

New team member

Hi, my name is Tommy and on 6 January, I became the latest member to join the digital communications team. In my role as a web developer, I will be responsible for maintaining and updating the University’s web projects and providing support for the University’s websites.

22 January 2020Team