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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.

Jennifer Hamrick

New ideas for course finder

I recently came across a case study from GatherContent about the University of North Dakota’s new interactive programme finder. Their programme finder makes clever use of search functionality to offer a filtering…

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How do you write for different audiences?

When a website only has one audience, it is easy to understand and cater for user needs. More often than not, though, websites have multiple audiences, and you need to communicate very similar information in different…

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New sustainability website

We launched a new sustainability section of the website on Thursday, 28 January 2021. This new section replaces many pages previously scattered across the University website. It brings together information about…

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House style updates

We periodically review the University’s house style to make sure that it continues to meet user needs and best practice. Recently, we made a few changes to clarify some of the entries and to bring us more in line with…

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Feedback for web authors

At St Andrews, our team works hard to manage existing content. Because we are very small team, we delegate out content management for many sections to colleagues in other departments. These authors are usually managing…