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  • Guidance on protection against ransomware

    Due to the ransomware attacks on the NHS and many other organisations as reported in the world media, we have provided some guidance to protect your personal devices (including ones you have at home) against similar attacks. If you have...

  • Update: WannaCrypt Ransomware

    This is an update about the WannaCrypt Ransomware virus that we blogged about earlier. We have discovered several new variants of the WannaCrypt Ransomware virus. Please be aware that we are doing everything we can to keep the University community...

  • WannaCrypt Ransomware - please be vigilant

    You will be aware of the news reports of ransomware attacks on the NHS and many other institutions around the world.  Ransomware attacks are mainly launched via email and are a major threat to our data. To protect against these,...

  • Sulis Minerva Day - from a male perspective?

    Today was Sulis Minerva Day at the University of Bath and it was spectacular. From the Vice-Chancellor's welcome and introduction, keynote lectures from inspiring leaders (who happen to be female), lively panel discussion (including men and women) and insightful and...

  • Graduating students email account closure, 2017

    Account closure arrangements for graduating students Unless otherwise notified, students leaving in summer 2017 will be allowed access to their computer accounts until Thursday, 31 August 2017. Students will receive an email when their record in the student database is...

  • Wiki now available

    Further to the issue experienced over the last few days with the Wiki, we are pleased to announce that the Wiki is now available again. The downtime was caused by hardware failures that happened as a result of moving storage...

  • Phishing email with invoice details in subject line, April 2017

    We are getting reports of a phishing email that has been sent to students and staff at the University. If you receive this email please be aware that it is fake. Please ignore it and delete it. If you have...

  • Open event for staff to visit IT training suite, 6 West, Friday 5 May 2017

    Come and visit the new IT Training suite in 6 West, Friday 5 May 2017.  We are holding an open event for staff between 1pm and 3pm and invite you to join us. The new rooms are bright and modern...

  • Windows 10 is ready for launch.....

    Staff at the University can use our form to register interest in having Windows 10 installed on their work PC. Why do I want Windows 10? Based on the Anniversary update of Windows 10, the University deployment includes: great new...

  • Choosing your software for the next academic year

    We are here to support the University in delivering world class teaching and a key part of this is our software consultancy. This process makes sure that our academic staff and students have the right software on the machines in the...