Web content editor and trainer within the University of St Andrews digital communications team. Jenny joined the team in 2015, and she provides content support for the University web pages as well as training for staff in digital communications topics. She has an educational background in literature, writing, editing and publishing from the Universities of Texas, Edinburgh and Stirling.

IWMW 2018: Let’s improve our training

Recently, I attended the IWMW(Institutional Web Management Workshop) 2018, a UK-wide conference for anyone working in digital in higher education. Roughly 150 delegates attended from all over the UK and Ireland.

Every university’s digital team provides training for their internal staff to some extent. While St Andrews is a front-runner in terms of the training we provide (I even delivered a masterclass in digital training for staff at IWMW this year), I learned that we need to go further. Continue reading “IWMW 2018: Let’s improve our training”

Scottish Web Folk: research, SEO and GDPR

On 4 May 2018, Nick, Maria and I attended Scottish Web Folk. Scottish Web Folk is an informal meeting for anyone working in digital in higher education in Scotland; it takes place three to four times a year at one of the universities. This meeting was hosted by the University of Dundee.  Continue reading “Scottish Web Folk: research, SEO and GDPR”

2018 digital prospectus launch

The 2018 digital prospectus went live on Friday 1 September 2018.

All undergraduate and postgraduate taught programme pages are ready for prospective students interested in studying during the 2018-2019 academic year to view. A few exceptions to this include programmes which will begin later this year or January 2018 (and are therefore still part of the 2017-2018 academic year). Once the application deadline for these courses has passed, we will update them to the 2018 entry pages. Continue reading “2018 digital prospectus launch”