Online Excellence Scholarships

This year we’re launching our first “Online Excellence Scholarship” in a bid to reward students who are excelling in the construction and creative and interesting use of new media. Successful applicants could be upwarded £1,000 over 1 year (for PGCE students) or £2,000 over 3 years (for undergraduates) an attractive bonus for any student. So how will […]

SOLSTICE Conference 2007

On Friday I attended the SOLSTICE Conference 2007. Some very interesting workshops and talks and I’ll go through a couple now. E-mpowerment – estrategies in performing arts Whodathought that performing arts wasn’t just about singing and dancing?! Phil Christopher (Edge Hill University) spoke about some of the work they’ve been doing over there and it […]

Join our team!

The advertisement for our new post Web Communications Project Manager has just been posted on our website. We’re essentially looking for someone to Project Manage our communications team within Web Services: “Leading the creative team responsible for the design and content of the University website and associated online services, you will be an experienced web […]

What does your “net identity” look like?

I have recently been asked to comment on an article for the Liverpool Daily Post which attempts to look at how employers use the web to locate ‘additional’ information about prospective employees. The article entitled “Should you worry about your net worth?” has already been published online and it makes interesting reading. According to the […]

Analysis on the doorstep!

I think it’s fair to say that the analysis of web traffic is a somewhat neglected aspect of our service. Whilst we endeavour to use web stats to inform decisions regarding the usability and information for our website I certainly feel we could/should do a lot more with the information. The difficulty has always been […]