Homepage survey findings

In order to inform the refreshed design of the University of St Andrews homepage, the digital communications team wanted to establish what the top tasks were for all users of the current University homepage. The survey was also an opportunity …

Friday 9 November 2018 | External website redevelopments

Updates to the University homepage

The digital communications team have made some significant improvements to the University of St Andrews homepage in line with user feedback gathered from the survey that was featured on the University homepage over the summer.

Wednesday 10 October 2018 | External 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 …

Thursday 25 January 2018 | External website redevelopments

How do we decide what goes on the homepage?

The University homepage is, for┬ámany users, the front door to the University website. For some, it’s the first impression that they’ll have of the University; for others, it’s a frequently visited signpost to other places they’re trying to find. The …

Friday 12 February 2016 | Content

Visual design principles for the University of St Andrews website

On 15 June 2015, the digital communications team launched the new University of St Andrews homepage. This is the first major milestone in a project that has been on-going before I started work here in 2013. We have created a …

Tuesday 30 June 2015 | Design

Declining importance of the homepage

The continued decline of the homepage While organisations (including ours) continue to focus on the homepage, Gerry McGovern provides the reminder that the true value of the website comes from other pages. Google is your new homepage. Every page you …

Tuesday 16 December 2014 | Usability