22nd June 2005
FIRST IMPRESSIONS COUNT
The survey asked sixth-formers in
Half the scores awarded were for ‘first impressions’, a
category in which
The survey was carried out by Intelligent Research and featured in an article in Tuesday’s Education Guardian.
Eighty per cent of students questioned thought the web site www.lincoln.ac.uk was visually attractive, 85 per cent said it gave them a good feel for the university and 75 per cent said the site would encourage them to apply for a place.
Eighty per cent thought Lincoln’s was a ‘cool’ web site, 85 per cent found it easy to jump from one area to another, 85 per cent said the site loaded quickly and 80 per cent said they would return to the site.
“This survey is great news for us which
fully justifies the tremendous time and effort we have spent over the past year
re-designing the web site,” said Ian Cairns, Director of Marketing and
Recruitment at the
“We have made the site more focused on what prospective students need while maintaining its visual appeal and ease of navigation.”
The site voted best overall was
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