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  • Choosing software for the new academic year

    As this academic year draws to a close, it is time to start thinking about the software that would benefit you and your students in the academic year 2015-2016.  Below is a list of the software that will be available...

  • Invitation to HPC Symposium 4th June 2015

    Dear users of HPC facility, Following the success of previous meetings, we would like to announce the University of Bath's 4th HPC Symposium which will take place on Thursday 4th June (all day). The aim of the symposium is to...

  • GW4 infrastructure survey and £30 Amazon voucher prize draw

    We need your help to find out what IT tools would help you to communicate and collaborate with your colleagues at other GW4 universities.  GW4 is an alliance between the universities of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter. The aim is...

  • Microsoft Exchange is coming...

    Between March and June 2015 an exciting change is happening to the University's email service. Computing Services are working hard to roll out Microsoft Outlook to staff University wide.  The move means changing from an IMAP server to an Exchange...

  • 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...