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  • Mobile phone coverage pilot in Woodland Court and Quads Block D

    Woodland Court and Quads Block D have had small cell units installed into a number of our Cisco Wi-Fi access-points (APs) - the aim of this is to improve mobile telephone coverage for people in these buildings.  We are piloting...

  • Departmental Open Days managed using SAMIS

    Need Departmental Open Days are primarily aimed at students who have received an offer from the University and wish to take a closer look at the Department before finalising their UCAS choices.  With over 14,500 conditional offers being made for...

  • Business Objects survey and £20 Amazon voucher prize draw

    We are asking Business Objects users how often they use Business Objects and what they use it for.  The answers to these questions will help us review the range of tools available to our customers and help us in our...

  • Accredited Computing course for staff

    Have you ever wanted to brush up your computer skills and gain an accredited qualification at the same time? The IT Training section of Computing Services offers just that. The Computing and Online Basics Course is accredited by the British...

  • Lync Federation

    A step forward with the use of Lync 2013, we currently have enabled Open Federation which allows us to talk to other organisations after adding their SIP address from within the Lync 2013 client. So far we have been able...

  • New faces

    The Department has recently welcomed a number of new faces, one of whom is Dusty. Dusty is a guide dog and belongs to Mesar Hameed who works with Unix Systems in Computing Services. Dusty has settled in well and appears...

  • Hartree Centre Summer Schools 2015 - 15 June-10 July

    THREE WEEKS *** THREE SUBJECTS Visualization * Big Data * HPC http://www.stfc.ac.uk/HCSS2015 The 2015 Hartree Centre Summer Schools will consist of three separate weeks of study - each week focussing on a specific topic. You may attend all three weeks,...

  • Supercomputing in Engineering a specialist exhibition – 15th/16th April 2015

    Supercomputing in Engineering 2015 a specialist exhibition held within the Engineering Simulation Show brings together the foremost products and services within the supercomputing field covering HPC, Storage, Cloud and Networking. The exhibition aims to highlight the importance of processing technology...

  • Praise for the SAMIS team

    Changes to the student ID web form have only come into effect in the past couple of weeks but already the SAMIS team have received the positive feedback that it’s making user’s working lives easier. The feedback came from Dr...

  • Getting connected with corporate Wi-Fi

    Operations have installed nearly £400,000 of new networking equipment and around 300 new high speed 4x4 MIMO 802.11ac Cisco access points. The project involved conducting wireless surveys, planning recommendations and optimisations, after which, the new access points could be installed...