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  • UKVI auditors praise SAMIS solution

    When overseas applicants accept their offer from the University, that isn’t the end of their application process.  Next, they need to apply for a visa to study in the UK.  The University has to manage the visa application process, following...

  • Phishing email being sent entitled "Important Schedule message"

    We are aware of a phishing email titled: Important Schedule message being sent to staff and students. Please DO NOT follow any links or enter personal details. If you do receive this email, please report it, using the Report Message button....

  • Wiki improvement project - delayed until April 2019

    Phase two of the wiki improvement project will now take place during the Easter break.  A date for the re-platforming will be confirmed and posted on the blog soon. Thanks to everyone who has responded to our emails. If you...

  • We need student volunteers for a focus group

    Do you ever use the IT help form when you have an IT issue? Computing Services are looking at a redesign and we would love your feedback. Do you find the design easy to use? What works for you? What...

  • Mojave New Year

    We're pleased to let you know that macOS Mojave has now been approved for installation on University-owned Macs. If you have 'Self Service' on your Mac then you can upgrade by selecting 'Install' from within 'Self Service' (we've featured the...

  • Appy New Year!

    It certainly is an ‘Appy New Year. We hope you all had a wonderful festive break and are looking forward to all the amazing things we are giving you in 2019. The roll out of Office 365 for email, at...

  • Merry Christmas and a happy new year!

    We have now closed for the festive break and we will re-open at 9am Wednesday 2 January. If you have an IT emergency over the festive period, please read our guidelines about getting out of hours IT support. It may...

  • Balena Maintenance Notice - w/c 14th January 2019

    The Balena HPC service will be offline for maintenance from 14th - 18th of January to complete a few essential tasks. ClusterVision (our supplier) and the ARC team will be working on the system during this period. Some of the...

  • There's a Hackathon happening....

    We asked Systems Developer Leonie Baker all about the Hackathon she attended in Birmingham, along with several members of the Department, Eddie Hounsell, Paul Cairns, Deniz Whelan, Sacha Goodwin and Llew-Ann Koh. Below is her account of the day: On...