View the new accommodation pages

As part of the external website programme, just before Christmas digicomms updated a large part of the Study at St Andrews section of the website. This involved restructuring information for prospective students. A significant portion of the team’s time was …

Thursday 18 January 2018 | Study at St Andrews website


360 degree photospheres

We have recently launched refreshed webpages regarding accommodation at the University. An important element we really wanted to communicate with people looking to stay in St Andrews was what the University’s accommodation actually looks like. It would have been a …

Tuesday 16 January 2018 | Design


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 …

Sunday 31 December 2017 | Team


Scottish Web Folk meeting

Scottish Web Folk is an informal group for anyone who works in digital in higher education in Scotland. The group meets three or four times a year at one of the universities in Scotland. It’s a great opportunity to meet …

Saturday 23 December 2017 | Scottish Web Folk


Study at St Andrews: usability results

As part of the external website project, we are reconfiguring the current Study at St Andrews section to improve the prospective student’s experience. Digicomms recently conducted testing specifically to determine the usability of the title for the ‘Study at St …

Tuesday 19 December 2017 | Usability


Why CSA Outbound will not be in the new style

In October we launched the inbound students hub as the first step towards creating a new Collaborations and Study Abroad (CSA) website. This week we are planning to launch the rest of the Collaborations and Study Abroad website. Here is …

Friday 15 December 2017 | Projects


How we promote our long-form stories

Are you familiar with the Stories section on the University website? The digital communications team have been creating long-forms since 2015 with the purpose of showcasing the University’s research, history and student experience. Stories from 2017 have included Breaking bonds …

Wednesday 22 November 2017 | Content


Understanding how users interact with the alumni and donors website

The new alumni and donors website was launched in June 2017. The new site is a lot slicker and hopefully easier to use than the previous website. A number of blog posts have been written explaining how Google Tag Manager …

Thursday 16 November 2017 | Usability


Calling all web developers!

The digital communications team is seeking an experienced Web Developer to maintain and support web services notably where changes need to be made to coding and other infrastructure elements. Already convinced? Apply for this position online today! Closing date is …

Tuesday 14 November 2017 | Team


Upcoming: new inbound student hub

In the next few weeks, we plan to launch one of the new Collaborations and Study Abroad (CSA) website ‘hubs’ – the inbound student hub.

Tuesday 26 September 2017 | External website redevelopments