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Updates about projects or other pieces of work we are working on.

Careers website relaunch

On Thursday 26 August 2021, we helped the Careers Centre relaunch the University’s careers website.

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What makes for a good set of requirements?

It’s no secret that I love a good set of requirements. Working from a solid set of requirements makes my life so much easier. They give clarity over what is needed, formally setting the scope of the work, and provide a…

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Academic Schools project

The Academic Schools project has lasted nearly two years. With the launch of the School of Biology on 4 June 2020 it brought to completion the redesign of 24 different websites.

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New ‘Research involving humans’ pages

Last year, we launched the new research section of the website. Some research-related web pages were left out of the initial launch and left in T4v7 in the “old style”. We intended to work on these pages later and…

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Music website survey

Update: thank you to everyone who completed the survey. The survey is now closed.  To support the launch of the new Laidlaw Music Centre building, the Music Centre are looking to gauge how well their current site meets…

New University library homepage

On Monday 13 January 2019, the digital communications team launched an improved University library homepage. This update was made in light of the feedback gathered by library staff in focus groups and from the design…

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The new University search system

During the week beginning 17 December 2018, the University search system will be replaced. The current search system, Google Search Appliance (GSA), will no longer work after 31 December 2018 as Google no longer…

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…

Updated events website

On Thursday 27 September 2018, the digital communications team launched the new events website in our updated style to assure future accessibility for users. This post looks at some of the changes we’ve made.

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…