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Twitter Spaces

Earlier this month, Spaces was launched on Twitter after a successful beta version trial. Spaces is their latest feature which makes use of social audio, the growing medium between text and video.

Inclusive design for social media

Inclusive design is not just for websites. Although not a requirement of WCAG 2.1 compliance standards, inclusive design must also be built into our social media channels. This allows everyone to have equal…

Taking part in an Instagram takeover

The official University Instagram account has an audience of 20,000 followers, 44% of whom are aged between 18 to 24. Our audience demographic on Instagram is different from our audiences on Facebook and Twitter, and…

2018 social media review

2018 saw another busy year for the University’s official social media channels. During the last 12 months, we have been working hard to increase our presence on social media by building our audience. To do this, we…

Social media guidelines update

The University of St Andrews aims to use social media to inspire, challenge and engage with our audience. As well as the official University accounts, many Schools, Departments, professional units, research centres,…

Scheduling social media posts

Graduation week is always one of the busiest and most important times of the year for the digital communications team and our colleagues across Corporate Communications. Both the University website and the social media…

digital communications picnic in St Mary's Quad

Saying goodbye to our intern, Nick

Last week the digital communications team took advantage of the spring weather to get outside and enjoy a lunchtime picnic in St Mary’s Quad. The picnic was held to say thank you to our student intern Nick Simon, who…

Under construction: social media training

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…