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MySaint system displayed on laptop

New design for MySaint, Moodle and MMS

MySaint, Moodle and MMS have been updated with a new look and feel so they are more accessible and responsive on mobile devices. This update was made by the Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) project team. See the new…

Tommy Oldfield

New team member

Hi, my name is Tommy and on 6 January, I became the latest member to join the digital communications team. In my role as a web developer, I will be responsible for maintaining and updating the University’s web projects…

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Squiz Summit 2019

Back in November 2019, I attended the Squiz Summit in Edinburgh. The summit is an annual event that brings together Squiz staff with their customers, to share in their experiences of using Squiz products.

'Cookie consent' text over actual food cookies

How we are treating cookie consent

Last year we implemented a mechanism for users to manage their cookie consent preferences on University websites that use the T4v7 and T4v8 content management systems. This mechanism uses the popular CIVIC Cookie…

Web developer vacancy

The digital communications team is seeking a Web Developer. The Web Developer will play a vital role in ensuring that all aspects of the University’s digital sphere are working as designed.

Displaying digital standards on laptop and mobile

Digital standards: a design refresh

Last week we launched a new, updated version of the University’s Digital standards. The standards provide information about digital best practice along with digital policies, procedures and rules for the University of…

E-A-T and search engine optimisation

Google regularly updates its core search algorithms to provide better search results for users. After a recent update, Google produced guidelines for web professionals on reassessing their content in light of these…

Two old fashioned toolboxes.

My social media toolkit

We are all under constant time pressures at work. And we are all likely to use any resources available that make our work easier. Just like a builder has a kit of tools to make their job easier, there are various tools…