Communications & Collaboration

  • We're moving to Office 365

    For some time now, staff and students at the University have been asking for cloud-based solutions. We are really excited to let you know that the first stage and preparation of future services is expected to be deployed in the coming...

  • Office 365 Is Coming

    I'm excited to announce that Office 365 will soon be available to Staff and Students at the University of Bath. In the coming months we will begin the process of enabling a range of exciting new products and services such...

  • Email & Calendar Outages 1 - 3 Aug 2018

    We're aware that a number of users have experienced problems with Outlook Email and Calendar over the past few days 1 - 3 August 2018. We wanted to apologise for any inconvenience caused by this unplanned outage and to thank...

  • Telephony Strategy - Have Your Say

    The Department of Estates are working with Computing Services and 4C Strategies to develop a new Telephony and Unified Communications Strategy for the University. Innovative changes in communications technology have taken place in recent years and we need to consider...

  • Email & Calendar Outage - 14 Nov 2017

    We're aware that a number of users experienced problems with Outlook Email and Calendar on Tuesday morning, 14 Nov 2017. We wanted to apologise for any inconvenience caused by this unplanned outage and to thank all those that reported the...

  • Collaborative working with SharePoint

    The Communications and Collaboration team are looking for staff members to volunteer to take part in a SharePoint My Site pilot. The pilot is designed to show the collaborative working options available within SharePoint. Taking part in the pilot, you...

  • The decommissioning of Legacy Email systems

    As many of you will be aware, just over two years ago the University of Bath moved its Email and calendars to Microsoft Outlook. Since then work has been continuing behind the scenes to decommission the old services and move...

  • Thunderbird retirement from AdminDesk, April 2017

    The email client, Thunderbird, is being retired from AdminDesk.  The use of Thunderbird is no longer supported and it will not be available on AdminDesk after 10 April 2017. You can access your email via mail.bath.ac.uk using a browser in...

  • Skype for Business for Mac

    We're pleased to let you know that Microsoft have now released a Mac client for Skype for Business. This replaces the existing 'Microsoft Lync' client that was previously available. This client takes a huge step in bringing parity between our...

  • Announcing Skype for Business

    The long-awaited Skype for Business (Skype) roll-out to staff at the University of Bath has landed!  Staff can use Skype's collaboration capabilities to work more easily with colleagues whether they are on campus, in Manvers Street, Pall Mall or at...