Marianne

  • Thunderbird retirement from AdminDesk, April 2017

    The email client, Thunderbird, is being retired from AdminDesk.  The use of Thunderbird is no longer supported and it will not be available on AdminDesk after 10 April 2017. You can access your email via mail.bath.ac.uk using a browser in...

  • Phishing email with your name as the subject line

    We have been made aware that staff and students have been sent a phishing email that has the recipient name as the subject and asks them to open an attachment to see what information scammers may have on them.  Please...

  • Twitter Counter App hacked

    The Twitter Counter App used with Twitter accounts appears to have been compromised and has been used to post spam messages to users' feeds. The messages are written in Turkish and appear to target Holland. Twitter accounts for Amnesty International,...

  • #WomeninIT

    I was asked whether the #WomeninIT campaign relates to our department.  Computing Services is made up of three work streams: Infrastructure, Management Information Systems and User Services. The percentage of women in these work areas are almost 5%, almost 21%...

  • Making your office moves easier

    Moving locations can be stressful so we have introduced the Office Move Request form to the IT Help portal to make it more straightforward.  Please submit the form 14 days or more before you move.  We will use the details...

  • Pidgin retirement, 3 February 2017

    Following on from roll-out of Skype for Business to all staff, the legacy instant messaging client Pidgin is being retired.  The client will have been removed from across the University desktop estate, 3 February 2017. You can use Skype for...

  • SAMIS unavailable, 20 and 21 December 2016

    SAMIS will be unavailable, Tuesday and Wednesday 20 and 21 December 2016.  This is a significant upgrade and, as recommended by our software supplier, we have set aside two days to complete the work. We need time to back-up the...

  • IT services unavailable during weekend of 17 and 18 December 2016

    Please log out of your PC, Friday 16 December 2016, before leaving for the weekend.  Many IT services will be unavailable from 7am Saturday 17 December  2016.  Email, Wi-Fi and access to the internet will be available if you access them...

  • Skype for Business roll-out, November 2016

    The roll-out of Skype for Business (Skype) to all staff is going well and will be completed before we break for Christmas this year.   Over the coming weeks staff who are not already using Skype will receive 2 emails, one...

  • Parking charge phishing email, 15 Nov 2016

    We are aware that some users have received a phishing email with the subject line: Parking Charge Reminder Number [a number].  Please delete this email.   It is a convincing looking email and it claims to be from UK Parking Control...