Information Services Division


Websites, Apps & Databases

Find out about the advice and assistance available to enable you to optimise your UCL website. Enable sharing and collaboration by using wikis and blogs, and download UCL's mobile app for students. Also, learn about and get help with the MySQL database service.


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Website building service

Discover how Digital Presence (formerly Web & Mobile Services / WAMS) can help you with your UCL website.  Full design agency services are available covering everything from user research and information architecture to design, development and advice on search engine optimisation (SEO).

Website requests

Find out how to request help with building a new website or redesigning a website and the process for getting web space.

Silva CMS and training

Find out more about the Silva CMS, see the dates when training is available, find manuals and demos, and check out our drop-in sessions.


Indigo is UCL's responsive design language and front-end development framework for rapid development and deployment of UCL websites and applications.

Web & Mobile Services have incorporated this into Silva to create Indigo Silva responsive templates and you can see how this works at: the Indigo demo site

For more information about Indigo patterns, visit the Indigo website but this is quite technical!

Best practice

Resources recommended by Digital Presence to help with building a great website, writing for the web, accessibility, SEO etc.

Blogs & Wikis

Use the UCL's blog and wiki service to share your research, documentation etc.

MySQL databases

Create, administer and get assistance with your MySQL database.

Personal Web pages at UCL

Create personal web pages at UCL for staff and students.

There is no support available for this except drop-in organised by ISD IT Training.


Download the UCLGo! mobile app for students to get access to campus maps, staff contact details, library loans, your timetable and much more.

Help & Self-service resources

Digital Presence blog to keep up-to-date-with all things web; tips, tricks and more!

Service news & related information