December 2018

  • 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...

  • Reduced IT Support, Friday 14 December midday until 5pm

    IT support on campus will be reduced for the afternoon of Friday 14 December 2018.  The following services will close at midday: IT Service Desk in the Library IT Shop in the Library Contact IT Help if you have any...

  • Welcome to your new email service

    It's a brand new week and the first step of our 'Collaborate. Share. Achieve' project is now complete. You can begin to enjoy the changes and benefits associated with your new Office 365 email service. What’s new? increased inbox storage...

  • SAMIS will be unavailable Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 December

    SAMIS will be unavailable Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 December while we upgrade.  We need time to back-up the databases and complete underlying work on the servers and databases before the upgrade starts.  Please remember to log out of SAMIS...

  • Your email migration is happening this weekend (8 and 9 December)

    From 9pm on Friday 7 December, we will be working behind the scenes to ensure your new email experience is ready to go when you log in on Monday 10 December. If you are working over the weekend you may notice...

  • Stay safe: Phishing attacks and scam emails

    You may be aware of some increased phishing attacks and SPAM emails that have affected staff and students recently. One of these was the 'are you on campus?' email scam, which we blogged about. Please be aware that we will...