Social media training under maintenance

Based on helpful feedback we have received from the Social media: the basics course (one of the compulsory courses we offer on the digital visa programme), we have decided to redevelop the training to provide three different levels of social …

Wednesday 14 February 2018 | Training

Google Analytics training: an overview

Recently, the digital communications team launched the digital visa, a programme of training sessions which enables staff to feel competent working on digital communications projects. One of the courses within the visa is Google Analytics: creating a dashboard – this …

Wednesday 24 May 2017 | Training

Digital visa launch

The digital communications team has officially launched a programme of training sessions known as the digital visa. The digital visa will provide essential training in digital communications topics to anyone who works on the University’s website or with the digital …

Tuesday 11 April 2017 | Training

University video standards

We have improved our documentation for video standards. This information is for production companies and University staff who are planning on producing videos to be hosted on the University website and other official channels or on third party sites.

Monday 12 September 2016 | Training

Corporate identity updates for 2016

Our corporate identity guidelines have been updated.

Thursday 1 September 2016 | Training

How to connect Trello to your Office 365 calendar

Did you know that you can import your Trello boards into your Office 365 calendar? When you connect Trello to Office 365, you will be able to see all dates and deadlines from your Trello cards as events in your …

Monday 11 April 2016 | Training

5 tips for writing concisely

One of the key techniques for writing for the web is to keep content concise. Eye-tracking studies show that the longer a web page is, the less content users will read. Keeping your writing concise will save your reader time, …

Wednesday 6 April 2016 | Content

An introduction to SEO

Google is a prominent force in the digital landscape: owner of Gmail, YouTube, Chrome web browser and the Android operating system. However, for most of us, the word Google still conjures up images of a single search bar headed by …

Thursday 24 March 2016 | SEO

Training: courses in digital communications

As the trainer for the digital communications team, my job is to put together a programme of courses to help train staff and students to become adept online content generators and to use a variety of digital tools. I am …

Monday 25 January 2016 | Training

T4 training

This post will explain the training process that is undertaken when trying to access our most prized possession, TerminalFour (T4) Site Manager. This is the content management system that sits behind our University website. In T4 there are various user …

Friday 27 November 2015 | Team