Project updates

To search or not to search: that is the question


It feels like the world is divided into two types of web users; there are the people who like to search for what they are looking for and then there are the people who like to browse a site to see what they find.

But which is more popular and why?

I search, so it...

Ready, set, sprint!

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Ready, set, sprint! The Web Redevelopment Project is starting to ramp up as we get stuck into developing our new website with PreviousNext.

During this process, you will hear us talk about Sprints but what exactly are Sprints?

Well, first we need to explore the...

Future Students workshop

Future students workshop

The project team recently convened in Sydney for a two day workshop to plan the development of the Future Students section of the new website.

During the workshop, the team explored the project vision, user experience and user journeys, content strategy and story...

Unlocking the power of SEO

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Ready to be flabbergasted? Check out Internet Live Stats - by their count, there are approximately 3.7 billion Internet users and 1.2 billion websites globally, and both are growing rapidly.


Tech spotlight: Chatbots

Tech Spotlight: Chatbots

There is a lot of talk between tech heavyweights Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk about the future of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and ways it can improve our quality of life.

One technology that regularly pops up in the AI conversation is chatbots. In this update, we...

User personas explained

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As we get down to the nitty-gritty of the Web Redevelopment Project, you will hear us talk about user personas more and more. But what is a user persona?

Steve Mulder, author of The User is Always Right, defines a user persona as a:


Round 2 of stakeholder meetings completed

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The Web Services team were joined by Jason from PreviousNext last week for the second round of stakeholder meetings.

In the first round of meetings, stakeholders were asked to think of the different users of the CDU website and to develop user personas for each...

PreviousNext join the Web Redevelopment Project

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After a comprehensive tender process, we are pleased to welcome PreviousNext to our team as consultants for the Web Redevelopment Project.

Founded in 2009, PreviousNext is Australia’s most experienced Drupal services firm...

Terms and definitions

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Trying to understand the technical jargon used during the Web Redevelopment Project can feel like trying to learn Icelandic.

To help you out, we’ve put together a list of definitions for terms that you might come across.

Verði þér að góðu - That’s Icelandic...

The Web Redevelopment Project has started

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The Web Services team are pleased to announce the redevelopment of the CDU website is now underway.

While our current website has served us well for six years, at CDU we pride ourselves on being a new world university. So it’s only fitting that we have...