November 2016

  • Development Plan Report Number 1

    Last month, I made a trip to the Library to delve into the archives of the University. Together with colleagues in Imaging, Design and Printing Services (IDPS), the plan was to get a crash course on brand design. The head...

  • Making a Slackbot for editorial guidance

    In the Digital build team, we have two hours every Wednesday to work on our own personal development. I recently spent a few of these sessions making my own Slackbot. A slack-what? Slack is a messaging application designed for work teams. We've used it...

  • Hello world: my first two months in Digital

    It's a little bit strange to be writing a post like this after saying goodbye to three of our team. Liam, Kelv and Tom were (... but they're not dead, so are?) amazing people to work with for the last...

  • Goodbye titles are hard

    This is my last week as an employee of the University of Bath. I have been coming up The Hill daily for roughly the last fifteen years - first as a student, then as staff - so it's an emotional...

  • So long, and thanks for all the gifs.

    On Friday 11 November, myself, Tom and Liam will be saying goodbye to the University of Bath. I will have served for 14 years, 3 months and 13 days. Well, longer than that actually as that's when I started in...

  • Work hard, bake hard

    The Great British Bake Off is popular in our team, probably because our team is composed of humans. So, of course, we have enforced fun to go with it. We call it the 'sweepbake' or 'sweepsbake' (opinions are divided on the...