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  • Business Objects is upgrading on 14 March

    You only have a short time left to get your Business Objects reports to us for conversion. Book your place on a training course to learn the new software. Key dates: 5 February - date to have moved all your...

  • Secure sharing with files.bath

    If you’re a researcher or academic working on a project with a colleague from another University or organisation, wherever you are in the world, there’s an easier and secure way to share your large research files quickly. From 9am on...

  • Balena unavailable on 26th January 2016

    On Tuesday 26th January there will be a mandatory fire suppression test being carried out in the same room as the Balena HPC system. We need to treat this as a potential risk of power outage to the data centre...

  • Get help with your smart phone, tablet, PC or Mac wherever you are

    You can get IT Help with your smart phone, tablet, PC or Mac without visiting the Service desk or waiting for an IT Supporter to visit your desk. We are using a new device support service which allows us to...

  • Outlook: separate windows for Mail and Calendar

    This is a great tip if you prefer having separate windows open for your Mail and for your Calendar in Outlook.  This is also really useful for those who work with 2 screens. All you need to do is click...

  • HPC Symposium 2016 - Thursday 9th June

    Here is a date for your diaries, the University's 5th Symposium on HPC will be held on Thursday 9th June 2016. The main aim of the symposium is to provide a forum for current (and prospective) users of the University's...

  • OS X El Capitan & Office for Mac 2016

    Update on 08/02/2016: Thomson Reuters have now released Endnote X7.5, which adds "Cite While You Write" support to Word 2016. If you are an Endnote user then details on updating can be found at endnote.com Last month saw the release of...

  • Business Objects Upgrade to Web Intelligence

    We have started converting the Business Objects reports to Web Intelligence reports and will be converting all the reports in the Business Objects repositories. I will be in touch regarding your own personal reports with details of how we plan...

  • New IT course dates January 2016 - March 2016 now available

    Feel like brushing up on your IT skills this new year?  New IT Training course dates,  January 2016 to March 2016, are now available to book. Collaborate using Microsoft (MS) OneNote, take one of our Wiki workshops or plan and...

  • Email service, January 2016

    The roll out of the Exchange email service to everyone with a University of Bath username will complete this month.   Staff and the majority of students are already using OWA for webmail or Outlook as their desktop client.  The University...