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Web Factory designer Ben Cooper talks about his experience of presenting his interface designs to real world clients

27
Aug,2015

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Following a recent design review meeting, Web Factory designer Ben Cooper (1st Year Computing), talks about his experience of presenting his interface designs to real world clients, taking their feedback and what it feels like to have your design chosen…

Chasing the Stigma website released

10
Jul,2015

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Our latest project, the website for Liverpool based charity, Chasing the Stigma, has now been launched! Chasing The Stigma is a peer-led mental health charity who aims to normalise and humanise mental illness. Visit Chasing the Stigma

New intern appointed!

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Jul,2015

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The Web Factory is pleased to welcome Emmanuella Hagan to the University for her 12 month sandwich placement. Emmanuella will be working as our new Technical Sales Assistant, assigned to a new product the Web Factory is developing for release…

Web Factory offers its first sandwich placement!

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Apr,2015

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To compliment the new designers and developers recently taken on by the Web Factory, we’re hiring again, but this time for a year long sandwich placement student. The vacancy is open to students of the Department of Computing or the…

We’re hiring!

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Mar,2015

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The Web Factory is hiring again for up to 9 new developers / designers to work on an upcoming project over the summer of 2015. The closing date for applications is the 1st April, so apply now to make sure…

Web Factory to appear at UnLtd Scale & Growth conference

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Mar,2015

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On the 15th April, Web Factory founder Michael Banford will be part of the discussion panel at the UnLtd SEE Change Scale & Growth conference in Nottingham. The panel will discuss a variety of scale and growth topics, however the…

Web Factory working on new Cyber Security initiative

31
Jan,2015

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The Web Factory is working on the University’s Cyber Security Knowledge Exchange (CSKE) project which has been designed to contribute to addressing the lack of skilled cyber security professionals and inadequate information security practices in SMEs. The project addresses both concerns using…

Website refreshed!

31
Jan,2015

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With the New Year, comes a new look! The Web Factory website has had a face-lift and a slight restructure to reflect the new avenues of projects we’ve taken on in the past year. It’ll remain a work-in-progress for the…

The pressures of the double bottom line

15
Aug,2014

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As enterprise initiatives go the Web Factory occupies a unique space within the University, sitting astride the boundary of what is considered enterprise and what is considered employability. The term ‘social enterprise’ label sits comfortably on us given our objective…

Web Factory exhibits at Computing Careers Fair

8
Aug,2014

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In May, the Department of Computing held its first ever dedicated careers fair, subject specific to the IT sector. The event featured 25 organisations offering students and graduates a variety of careers options, placements and further study. The Web Factory…

Web Factory alumni join European web development giant

8
Aug,2014

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Graduating 3rd year students Tom Stapleton and Jamie Thompson, both of whom have worked at the Web Factory for the past two years, have secured jobs at one of Europe’s largest online retail groups, The Hut Group. Tom and Jamie…

Web Factory team deployed on major regional social enterprise project

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Aug,2014

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National social enterprise support service UnLtd has awarded the partnership of University of Cumbria, Manchester Metropolitan University and Edge Hill a substantial amount of funding to investigate and address the barriers to so-cial entrepreneurship in rural communities. One of the…

Brazilian exchange students join the Web Factory

8
Aug,2014

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Visiting Brazilian students Camilo Martins and Igor Miranda have joined the Web Factory on a 12 week internship as part of their exchange programme at Edge Hill. As well as studying on our BSc Computing programme, Camilo and Igor will…