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If you’re familiar with higher education, you’ll know that it’s a broad and varied sector. This is no more true than in a university as large, old and research-focused as Edinburgh. And supporting our university by working in user research and experience design in Information Services right now is a challenging and interesting prospect.
We have openings available in our User Experience Service team at the moment, if you’re up to the challenge. Junior and experienced role details are at the end of this post.
We’re heading down to the University of York for the Institutional Web Management Workshop (11-13 July), and we want you to come, too. The conference is aimed at staff in UK higher education institutions responsible for websites and other digital provisions.
A few months ago, I had not even thought of going for a placement. I was worried I would end up serving coffee and donuts during lunchtime or doing some insignificant tasks, unrelated to my studies. However, driven by curiosity I decided to apply for a placement at the University of Edinburgh. Now I am here, at the one of the most prestigious institutions in the United Kingdom, doing my placement year.
The University of Edinburgh is in the process of carrying out a Web Estate Audit to better understand our online presence, and the project is now moving on to its next stage.
Nick Daniels joined us this week on secondment from the School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences for 9 months. He’s going to help us increase the level of service we offer while we commit to longer term collaborations with business units focussing on incremental improvements to their web presences.
We’re heading down to the University of Kent for the Institutional Web Management Workshop (11-13 July), and we want you to come, too! The conference is aimed at staff in UK higher education institutions responsible for websites and other digital provisions.
Duncan Stephen joined our team at the end of March as an Editorial Development Officer, bringing a tremendous range of skills and experience developed over a number of years at other higher education institutions in Scotland.