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  • LCPU retiring, July 2017

    Staff and students have been using our linux.bath service since the beginning of the 2016 / 2017 academic year and as planned we will be retiring the earlier LCPU service at the end of semester 2.  LCPU will not be...

  • Phishing attack change of name request.

    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...

  • Balena system maintenance: 14th - 21st July 2017

    On the weekend on 15/16th July there will be essential maintenance being carried out on the 5 West data-centre. For this work to be carried out, Balena will need to powered down for that weekend. Following on from this planned...

  • IT maintenance Saturday 10 June 2017

    Please log out of your PC, Friday 9 June 2017, before leaving for the weekend.  Many IT services will be unavailable from 7am on Saturday 10 June 2017.  Email, Wi-Fi and access to the internet will be available if you access...

  • Strategic Systems Team away day, April 2017

    It can be difficult to decide when the best time for an away day is but we felt it was a great opportunity for us.  We are a new team, I’m a new manager and new staff have joined our...

  • 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...