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  • Using Skype for Business

    Hi all, You are probably aware, if you work at the University of Bath, that Skype for Business has just been rolled out. “So what?” you may ask. So, have a go at using it to communicate with someone, especially...

  • From Monday January 16 Faculty IT Supporters are on the move

    From Monday 16 January, IT supporters will be moving to a new home. This means that they will no longer be based within the Faculties. This move ties in with the relocation of the remaining Computing Services staff to the...

  • A new home for the IT training suite from January 2017

    A new year means a fresh start for the IT training rooms. From Monday 16 January 2017 the IT training rooms will be located in the newly refurbished 6 West building. If you are registered for a training course taking...

  • Five star service?

    From Monday 9 January you will be able to rate and comment on the service you have received from the IT support team when you request help, after your ticket has been closed. It’s an opportunity for you to give...

  • Research storage issues

    Research storage users may be encountering issues with their data stored on X:\DepartmentName\ResearchProjects\Name  Symptoms vary, but generally users will see an error message warning that they can't save to their storage area because it's full. Data will be read only...

  • Christmas break 2016

    Our holiday dates are from 5pm on Thursday 22 December 2016 until 9am on Tuesday 3 January 2017. The IT Service Desk, Audio Visual team & Campus Computer Shop (Library - Level 2) will reopen on Tuesday 3 January 2017...

  • Phishing attempt: Please ignore and delete

    We are getting reports of a phishing e-mail that has beeen sent to students and staff. If you receive this e-mail please be aware that it is fake. Please ignore and delete it. Example of the phishing e-mail is below:...

  • Upgrade to Business Objects Web Intelligence (Webi) 4.2

    We moved from Business Objects Xi (Boxi) to Web Intelligence 4.1 (Webi) in the summer of 2016, it was a paradigm shift to an  online-only ecosphere. This was the first step in enhancing the Business Objects reporting service. Version 4.2...

  • Better, easier committees, boards and meetings - and cheaper than using paper.

    If there's one thing that a university likes, it's a committee, a board, and meetings; groups of people getting together to make decisions, often about documents of some sort.  Managing those meetings can be troublesome, either using paper or emailing...

  • Reduced IT Support Friday 16 December 2016 midday - 5pm

    IT support on campus will be reduced for the afternoon, Friday 16 December 2016 and the following services will close at midday: Help Desk in the Library Campus Computer Shop in the Library Contact IT Help if you have any...