UI Design is a competitive advantage for universities and colleges when done well. We win awards for the websites we work on. It’s a match made in heaven.
You’re not competing with other universities for the attention of your audience. Turn your attention to out-of-sector brands with user interfaces that people enjoy using. These are your true competitors.
Don’t settle for sector-level mediocrity. We look outside the sector for ideas that have already demonstrated measurable success. Then we apply them to university and college websites. This low risk, high return strategy increases brand recognition and conversion rates.
SMILE can help you to improve your websites UI design and in turn, exceed your targets.
The all-new University of Gloucestershire website has launched. This project includes so many things that we've wanted to see in flagship websites. This high-profile development took over a year to realise and saw SMILE work with stakeholders from across the university at all levels.
Bradford College is the first SMILE project designed and built to take full advantage of WordPress' new Gutenberg Editor. Jon Bates spoke to the key SMILE team members behind this project to find out more.
When it comes to redesigning a flagship website, a prospectus, or virtually anything that requires design input, there is a 99% chance that the client will have an opinion and thoughts to feedback (rightly so, they are paying for it).…
It could also be that your designs feel dated, in which case you need to refresh your design sense to create some fresh interfaces. Most user interface projects tend to be chaotic from the onset, which is usually due to…
City, University of London used our Hijack platform in order to create an interactive online celebration for students who’s physical Graduation had to be postponed. After the outbreak of COVID-19 towards the start of 2020, institutions have been rendered helpless…
In the past, when creating a brand, the primary focus has been on print and ensuring that colours and type are catered more towards the print market. As we move further into the 21st century and into a new decade, a brand's online presence and the way they market themselves online is becoming more and more of a primary focus. In this article, we evaluate how to navigate the transition from print to web.