In 2021, the showcase for Birmingham City University’s creative graduates included a new website designed, built and managed by SMILE.
Is the prospectus still relevant in the classic format, or is it time to consider a change? In this webinar with Akero Data Labs, we look at what prospects want, and how it can be provided.
At SMILE, we’ve been designing and building websites for the education sector for over a decade. That decade has taught us a lot. Recent years have seen our experience develop into a suite of education-specific products and plugins. Until now…
We embarked upon a project of research and recommendation, to focus on homepage and global navigation suggestions.
We're keen to understand more about how your organisation creates and manages websites. Which content management systems do you use. Does your organisation experience any issues with site maintenance and management? How many sites does your organisation own?
We recently wrote about our chosen design system - UXPin. One of the reasons we chose UXPin is its prototyping power. In this article, we'll take a look at how prototyping has evolved and the value it now brings to our educational clients.
Universities have long made use of online events in some form. But a scramble to replace real-world events has seen a spike in new institutions jumping on board. Was this only a response to COVID-19 or should we expect to see virtual events stick around? Will they become a more permanent feature? Will universities see the benefit as a long-term addition to their recruitment activities? We examine one of the reasons why online events offer a long-term addition - cost.
COVID-19 has left universities with no option but to turn to virtual events as a replacement for their real-world events. But they’re not a like-for-like replacement. This post looks at some of the key considerations for those looking to run virtual events.