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Carley is the Head of the Digital Communications Team. She is responsible for the strategy and communication of the team, and oversight of the external website programme. Carley is also undertaking a part time Masters in Philosophy and a big fan of board games.

Introducing the Admin A to Z project

The digital communications team have been aware for some time that, in order to finish our external website programme, we would need to tackle the Administration A to Z section of the website. We’ve now kicked off this project, which aims to put information about the University’s Schools, Departments, units and teams in the locations…

19 July 2018External website redevelopments

External website programme update – spring 2018

At the beginning of 2018, I wrote an update on our external website programme. Since then, there have been a few changes to the projects that we’re working on – particularly the research project. This blog post will provide an update on the changes to the projects and the overall programme deadline. 

14 May 2018External website redevelopments

Digital communications in 2018

Late last year, digital communications launched two more websites as part of the external website programme: the Collaborations and Study Abroad website hubs, and the new Study at St Andrews site for prospective students. The completion of these two projects means that we’ve now completed the majority of the external website programme – we only…

25 January 2018External website redevelopments

A 2017 roundup

2017 has been a busy year for the digital communications team. In team news, we said goodbye to Felicity, who was our content and social media editor, and to Aaron, our web developer. We have also welcomed John – our new social media and web editor to the team, and are looking forward to welcoming…

31 December 2017Team

The external website programme – next steps

Back in May this year I wrote an update on our external website programme – talking about the eight projects which we still needed to complete before we could say that the external website was ‘finished’. That post outlined each of the projects which were still lined up, and gave an idea of the deadline to get all…

26 August 2017External website redevelopments Projects

Planning new website hubs for Collaborations and Study Abroad

One of the upcoming projects in our external website programme of work is focused on improving the user experience of students who are interested in studying abroad. We’ve been working with the Collaborations and Study Abroad (CSA) team to understand who the users of their various webpages are, what they are looking for, and how we…

23 August 2017Projects

An update on the external website project

Some of you may have noticed that it’s been quite a while since the digital communications team have written an update on our vision for the external facing website. (I think the last update was our Digital Prospectus business case, which we posted back in 2016!) Since then, there have been a number of changes…

5 May 2017External website redevelopments Projects

Calling all social media content experts!

Do you know the difference between Klout and clout? Full of ideas on how to measure the ROI of YouTube? Whether you’re weaving tall tales on Instagram Stories, cracking jokes on Snapchat or living it up on Facebook Live, the digital communications team wants to hear from you! What do we want? A social media…

8 March 2017Team

Runners, repeaters and strangers on the internet

Over the last few years, the digital communications team has changed a lot – we are now committed to an Agile project management methodology, we retrospect regularly and plan comprehensively. Fundamentally, our thought process about the way we work has changed, and that, in no small part, came about because of colleagues in St Andrews’ Lean…

8 February 2017Articles and resources

Announcing the launch of T4v8

Soon, the digital communications team will launch a suite of webpages from the newest version of our content management system, T4. This is the beginning of the new digital style rolling out to all external facing content. In time, all content for people outside of the University will be located in T4v8, in the digital…

18 October 2016Articles and resources