Archive for 2007

Oakwood

7 June 2007

Now exams are over, its finally time to relax (if thats what you call it!). A group of us went to Oakwood today (Gareth, Helen, Mark, Ian, Sarah, James, Sean, Charlie, Rhian and Arie). The weather was pretty good – not too hot but not overcast either which made a change. Had a really good […]

Website Accessibility Part 2

3 May 2007

Some of you might remember that I posted an entry back in March about website accessibility and a motion I was raising in the Student General Meeting (SGM) at university. Essentially, the motion was designed to push the Students’ Union and the university to improve the accessibility of their various websites. The first attempt at […]

Bleh

24 March 2007

Well, unfortunately the Student General Meeting that I talked about in my last blog entry was cancelled at the last minute which means my website accessibility motion didn’t get heard. However, it will be making an appearance at the next SGM which will be happening in the first week of term – giving me more […]

Website Accessibility Motion

21 March 2007

Website Accessibility is a big topic in Web Design at the moment, but what exactly does it mean?  Well, it’s about making sure a website can be seen and used by as many people as possible.  The main emphasis is on making sure that people with sight problems or problems using a mouse can still […]

Vote 07: Finally Over

17 March 2007

Well, what a night it was. The final result, expected at around 2am didn’t actually arrive till just before 6. We were aiming to be curled up in bed by about 3:30, but didn’t get in till 10. The evening started in controversy as certain (as yet unexplained) issues arose regarding the people counting the […]

Waterfront goes Xtreme

16 March 2007

Originally posted at Waterfront Online as part of their Vote 07 Election Night coverage. Its 5am and the Waterfront team are still here working away bringing you the latest as it happens. Of course, we’re not the only idiots still up on campus covering these elections. The wonderful Xtreme Radio 1431AM team are up and […]

At a loss

Originally posted at Waterfront Online as part of their Vote 07 Election Night coverage. Two results announced four more to go. The bar has been closed and I have nothing to do. For the first time tonight I am at a loss. James is busy copping and splicing the interviews with the winners and anyone […]

Swansea University: Vote 07

15 March 2007

The last week has been absolutely manic. Why? Because it has been the Swansea University Students’ Union Sabbatical Elections. Since last Thursday (8th March), the 30 candidates have been campaigning on and around campus. For the elections, the Waterfront plans to offer more coverage to the students than ever before – making full use of […]

Bad day for Virgin

24 February 2007

Yesterday seemed to be an extremely bad day for Virgin. Virgin Media Virgin’s new company – Virgin Media has been involved in a major disagreement with rival supplier Sky over the amount Virgin pays to be able to provide channels such as SkyOne, SkyTwo, SkyThree and SkyNews to its customers.  Essentially Sky has insisted that […]

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