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Education – Your expertise + our digital agency = digital partnership

Educating tomorrow’s leaders through user-centric digital solutions

As award-winning digital specialists, we’ve partnered with Australian universities, education bodies and government departments to deliver effective digital solutions for the last 18 years.

With experience on projects ranging from simple communication websites to multi-site deployments, user engagements and internal department training on UX practices, we understand the complexity and uniqueness of the problems you face when engaging with departments, students and general users online. As your digital partner, we’ll work with you to navigate, interrogate and provide the best possible insights-driven solutions to achieve your organisational goals.

    Why education providers choose Webplace

    We understand what the government needs
    • We’re open-source experts across the education sector

      For the last 18 years, we’ve been providing standard and custom-built applications to our clients in the education sector using the Drupal, WordPress and Joomla open source systems. We’re certified in working across these solid, stable and trusted platforms and understand intimately, the part these technologies form as part of your digital ecosystem.

    • Holistic & flexible digital solutions

      As a comprehensive digital agency, we can help you with everything from user experience and interface design to development and ongoing support. Whatever your digital project size or needs, our specialist team can deliver an effective custom solution.

    • A collaborative approach

      Our partnership model means your internal team and stakeholders will play a vital role in every stage of your project. By merging your insights with our digital know-how, we can achieve your goals together.

    • Insights-driven, user-centric design & development

      Working closely with your team and stakeholders helps us understand your key drivers, challenges and project goals, which will help us design and develop an effective solution.

    • Accessibility compliance

      With 18% of Australians having some form of disability, accessibility compliance should be an essential component of your digital project. To ensure your solution is accessible and valuable for all users, our team is trained in accessibility compliance through Vision Australia.

    • Fast delivery

      We understand that your project might be urgent. From project kick-off to launch, we’ll partner with you to deliver on time and within budget through a thorough understanding of your internal structures, stakeholders, processes and launch timelines.

    • Ongoing training

      With an intimate understanding of content management and workflow, we understand that resources can move around institutions regularly. We’ll deliver training over the phone or face-to-face ongoing and as required to ensure there is continuity with the content workflow.

    • Continuous improvement

      By working with our team on a retainer basis, you’ll receive ongoing support after your project has finished. Support may include user audits and functional and analytics reviews to enhance your results and contribute to or build your digital roadmap.

    Digital solutions for education

    Whether you need comprehensive digital solutions or support in only one or two areas, we’ll customise a package that achieves all your goals. Our partnership approach means we’re also happy to work with all internal and external parties involved in your project.

    Digital strategy

    We’ll take the time to understand where you are now, where you want to be and your business drivers. We’ll then create a roadmap to get you there, working closely with you throughout.

    User experience

    We’ll dig deep into your user needs, behaviours and challenges. Then we’ll design an intuitive system that provides a flawless user experience.

    Solution design

    We’ll document your solution in detail, including content types, integrations, user cases and test plans, so that you can feel confident we’re on the right track.

    Digital design

    We’ll design an attractive, user-centric website that achieves all your goals. Your website will be both practical and engaging while complying with web accessibility guidelines.

    Web development

    We’ll deliver a tailored web development around your needs, whether that involves leading your development experts, being part of your agile team or providing technical support.

    Ongoing support

    We’ll continue to support your needs well after your project launch. Our goal is to make your job easier and your website performance exceptional.

    Related projects

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    Swinburne University

    Australian Policy Online rebranding project

    A true co-design exercise working with the team at APO on interaction design and user journey mapping to make complex content searchable and discoverable

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    University of Melbourne

    ​Fresh and modern university student portal​

    Working with UoM web team, webplace engaged with UoM students to understand the top tasks needed from the student portal as well as A/B testing of design. Fairy floss proved to be the preferred method of payment over money for user engagement participation compensation!

    Why our clients love us

    I worked with Webplace to completely redevelop the Philanthropy Australia website.
    The Webplace team were wonderful to work with – highly professional and very organised.
    The final result is a fabulous reflection of our initial brief.
    I fully recommend Webplace. We are thrilled with the final product.

    Sophie Marcard, Philanthropy Australia

    Let’s work together

    Do you want to be our next education client success story? Let’s talk about how we can help you achieve your goals through flexible, collaborative and user-focused digital solutions.

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