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Staff listings page remastered

The digital communications team have been hard at work with an initial rework of the way we display staff and student listings. Gone are the days of tables in web design and we no longer want it to look like an Excel…

How to make 404 error pages useful

If you’ve spent enough time surfing the rad waves of the internet then it’s likely you’ll have stumbled upon a 404 page at some point. The 404 page is a standard response code in HTTP telling the user that they’ve…

BBC News responsive redesign

BBC News switches PC users to responsive site Since the last newsletter, BBC News closed down its old desktop website design and switched all users to the responsive design that was already being displayed to mobile…

How the web is used in China

On China’s bleeding edge: Web design trends 2015 We, along with our colleagues in Admissions and IT Services, have been doing a lot of thinking recently about how we can best reach users in China. Web culture in China…

“Yes, but which fold?”

I am the fold Here is another illustration of why talking about the fold is unhelpful, and of the challenges we face in designing a webpage that will look good at a variety of different screen sizes.