Choice Part 3: Design Objectives

Overview The main objective of the redesign was to include the :choice branding, and to create a consistent visual association with the printed prospectus. We hope to establish a look and feel that will continue in forthcoming marketing campaigns. For this project we have collaborated with Splinter, a Liverpool based design agency. We now hopefully […]

Choice Part 2: A new platform

For years, most of the corporate website has been produced as static web pages using Dreamweaver. This has worked well – we’re able to ensure the design is tight, content correct and the site doesn’t grow to an unmanageable size. To help manage content on the site, Web Services have produced a few key applications […]

Choice Part 1: The Big Brief

Today we’re launching a brand new design for the Edge Hill University website, this marks the most significant revision of the corporate site since we gained University status. Major developments of the website include a new ‘study’ area, some additional applications and functionality – search, news, events, and the eProspectus system has had a complete […]

PHP London 2008

A belated writeup on last week’s PHP London Conference. Andy’s already written a post so I don’t feel too bad! As it turned out we split the sessions so I’ll just cover those Andy’s not mentioned. First up was Stefan Esser’s PHP Binary Analysis. It was looking at using complied PHP bytecode to debug and […]

One Big Summer (of Code)

Google have announced another Summer of Code. This is a program [sic] to let students work on open source projects over their summer holiday (vacation) while getting paid for the work they do. Over the last three years, 1500 students have worked for scores of mentoring organisations to add features, fix bugs and improve products […]

UCISA Innovation and Communication Best Practice Guide

A couple of weeks ago UCISA published a guide featuring best practices in IT and Combined Services across the UK. This new Guide has been created to provide examples of good communications practice in action. Although some communications good practice guidelines are already available, this Guide is the first to focus specifically on real examples […]