Did You Know?

UK academic libraries are using UX to develop and enhance the environments and services they offer to students and other users.

What this opportunity offers you

Contributing to the University as a whole.
Working in collaboration with the University Library to improve our services and environments.
Learning about UX processes and objectives.
Be more informed about academic library environment design and online service offers.
Partnering with library staff to enhance the Library offer.

The skills you will gain that will impress employers:
  • Communication skills
  • Creativity skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Information literacy skills
  • IT and digital literacies
  • Leadership skills
  • Persuading/negotiating/influencing skills
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Project management skills
  • Self-management and personal effectiveness skills
  • Team working skills

Find out more about what these skills mean.

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I think this is a fantastic project and a great way to get student consultation and tailor developments to what students are asking for!

Elliot Grater, Union Southampton, VP Education 2016-17.
Available to:
We are keen to recruit students who use the Library and its online services regularly as well as students who have never used them.