Digital visa launch

The digital communications team has officially launched a programme of training sessions known as the digital visa. The digital visa will provide essential training in digital communications topics to anyone who works on the University’s website or with the digital …

Tuesday 11 April 2017 | Training


University video standards

We have improved our documentation for video standards. This information is for production companies and University staff who are planning on producing videos to be hosted on the University website and other official channels or on third party sites.

Monday 12 September 2016 | Training


Corporate identity updates for 2016

Our corporate identity guidelines have been updated.

Thursday 1 September 2016 | Training


How to connect Trello to your Office 365 calendar

Did you know that you can import your Trello boards into your Office 365 calendar? When you connect Trello to Office 365, you will be able to see all dates and deadlines from your Trello cards as events in your …

Monday 11 April 2016 | Training


5 tips for writing concisely

One of the key techniques for writing for the web is to keep content concise. Eye-tracking studies show that the longer a web page is, the less content users will read. Keeping your writing concise will save your reader time, …

Wednesday 6 April 2016 | Content


An introduction to SEO

Google is a prominent force in the digital landscape: owner of Gmail, YouTube, Chrome web browser and the Android operating system. However, for most of us, the word Google still conjures up images of a single search bar headed by …

Thursday 24 March 2016 | SEO


Training: courses in digital communications

As the trainer for the digital communications team, my job is to put together a programme of courses to help train staff and students to become adept online content generators and to use a variety of digital tools. I am …

Monday 25 January 2016 | Training


T4 training

This post will explain the training process that is undertaken when trying to access our most prized possession, TerminalFour (T4) Site Manager. This is the content management system that sits behind our University website. In T4 there are various user …

Friday 27 November 2015 | Team


Learning web development using Codecademy

When I decided that web development was the type of job I wanted to do, I searched online to find a resource that could help improve my development skills. This was when I first discovered Codecademy. Codecademy offers an online learning …

Monday 23 November 2015 | Training


Google Forms

Google Forms is a useful tool when trying to gather and analyse any type of response data. In this post, you will learn what Google Forms is as well as how to create, distribute, and collect data from your very …

Thursday 19 November 2015 | Team