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University of Dundee to Overhaul Website

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The University of Dundee has appointed an external agency to re-build the University's existing website and improve the digital experience for users to ensure it meets their changing needs.

The three-year project will see the agency work alongside the University of Dundee to create a platform which will appeal to new students, promote University research outputs and attract partners, as well as extending its mission to transform lives both locally and globally.

Jim Bowes, chief executive of Manifesto who are behind the project, said: "At a point when the higher education sector is undergoing a rapid change when it comes to digital transformation, we're excited to be collaborating with the team at the University of Dundee to deliver a service that meets the digital expectations of future generations."

"Our experience of working alongside national tourist attractions, charities and public bodies means we are well placed to be able to deliver a new website which will optimise the user experience and offer a more customised journey for visitors to the University's website."

The head of web services at the University of Dundee, Andrew Millar, added: "We wanted a partner that would not only enhance our existing capabilities but wherever possible transfer knowledge into the team. Manifesto are an agency that have worked with large charities, local and central government as well as a variety of other companies. What impressed us most was how far they go to not only understand their clients, but to embed themselves in teams as they deliver projects."