XClose

Information Services Division

Home
Menu

Types of requests and solutions

Requesting a website at UCL

What you would likeWhat we can offerWhat we require from youWhat happens next
1. A UCL-branded website with a ucl.ac.uk URL such as  http://www.ucl.ac.uk/your-site.A website in the centrally-managed content management system with free training and support

Follow the process for a new website built on Drupal.

Completion of the Drupal: new website request form.

The Digital Presence team will contact you to request further details.
2. A UCL-branded website incorporating a non UCL logo (such as for a project, research centre etc)  with a ucl.ac.uk URL.

A website in the centrally-managed content management system with free training and support.

Your logo will be incorporated in a way that does not interfere with the UCL banner - this will need approval from Communications and Marketing.

Follow the process for a new website built on Drupal.

Completion of the Drupal: new website request form and details of the logo.

The Digital Presence team will contact you to request further details.
3. A website for a joint initiative involving external partners where UCL is the lead partner. This type of  website must be UCL-branded and use a ucl.ac.uk URL.A website in the centrally-managed content management system with free training and support.

Follow the process for a new website built on Drupal.

Completion of the Drupal: new website request form.

The Digital Presence team will contact you to request further details.

4. A website for a joint initiative involving external partners where UCL is not the lead partner but the site will include some UCL branding such as the logo.

This type of website will not be on the centrally-managed content management system and can be non-UCL branded and use a non-UCL domain (URL).

If this non UCL site is to include some UCL branding, we can send a list of suppliers and then you'll need to follow the procurement process.

You will also need to speak to your Faculty Communications contact to liaise with Communications and Marketing on branding.

No web training or support is available for this option.

Contact web-support@ucl.ac.uk for the list of suppliers. Find out more about the procurement process on the Procurement Services website.

You will need to approach the suppliers and follow the procurement process.

You will need to speak to Faculty Communications to liaise with CAM on branding.

You will need to get and register a domain name.

You will need to arrange hosting.

5. A website for a joint initiative involving external partners where UCL is not the lead partner. This site will be completely non UCL branded.

This type of website will not be on the centrally-managed content management system and can use a non-UCL domain (URL).

If the site is to be a completely non UCL site with no UCL branding, you will need to source and approach suppliers and follow the procurement process. 

No web training or support is available for this option.

Find out more about the procurement process on the Procurement Services website.

 

You will need to source and approach suppliers and follow the procurement process.

You will need to get and register a domain name.

You will need to arrange hosting.

6. Hosting for a website using technology other than the centrally-managed content management system.A web account on our hosting server. This is a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) stack. No web training or support is available for this option.Completion of the Application for departmental Web Account form.The Digital Presence team will review the request with the Platform Integrations team. 
7. To migrate an existing UCL website to the centrally-managed content management system.A website in the centrally-managed content management system with free training and support. However we will need to discuss whether or not the centrally-managed content management system offers all the features available on the existing website.Completion of the Drupal: new website request form and details of the technology used on the existing website.The Digital Presence team will contact you to request further details.
8. Academics only - to transfer a website from a previous institution.This will depend on the technology currently used by the website. A discussion of requirements will be required.Completion of the Drupal: new website request form plus details of the technology and features used on the existing website.The Digital Presence team will contact you to request further details.