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Mobile visitors

The use of mobile devices to access the University of St Andrews website has increased drammaticaly over the past few years.  Mobile devices now account for 20% of visitor traffic.  That’s 1,200,000 visits in 2013 – a…

Survey of university websites

As part of our work around developing a solid strategy for the University website for next few years, over the last couple of days we’ve been doing a little ‘competitor analysis’ and have visited over 200 university…

New website for the Writing Room at St Andrews

A few weeks ago the web team had a visit from Jonathan Falla, a local award-winning author and course leader for both the Creative Writing Summer School and now The Writing Room at St Andrews. It was about the latter…

Website roadmap

A couple of weekends ago we upgraded our enterprise web content management system, TerminalFour Site Manager, from v.6.2 to v.7.2 This has been a major upgrade, and something that we’ve been gearing up to for the last…

International students landing page

Last year we were asked to create a section specifically aimed at at international students (current and prospective). This represented a reversal of the previous approach, which was to house information for…

New Accommodation website

Another major website I worked on over the summer was the new Accommodation website, which went live in October. I think it is quite a distinctive and bright looking website. This is largely due to the excellent use of…

New Museums and Collections website

I say “new”, but the Museums and Collections website actually launched a good few months ago now. But I have been so busy over the summer that I haven’t got round to writing about it, until now. I recall that the very…

600th anniversary and alumni websites

It’s been a quiet couple of weeks on the Web team blogging front. Which is the complete opposite of what it’s been like within the Web team: blinkered, and with heads down we’ve been racing to complete the 600th…