Jessica

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Praise for the SAMIS team

    Changes to the student ID web form have only come into effect in the past couple of weeks but already the SAMIS team have received the positive feedback that it’s making user’s working lives easier. The feedback came from Dr...

  • Getting connected with corporate Wi-Fi

    Operations have installed nearly £400,000 of new networking equipment and around 300 new high speed 4x4 MIMO 802.11ac Cisco access points. The project involved conducting wireless surveys, planning recommendations and optimisations, after which, the new access points could be installed...

  • Cosmic Ray Detector unit gets the go ahead

    Funding from University Alumni has made it possible to set up some Cosmic Ray Detector units for use as part of the HiSPARC programme. This installation is part of an international detection project that has been set up to detect...

  • Audio Visual upgrade

    This year sees the start of the centrally funded GTA Rolling Refurbishment Programme. In conjunction with the Estates Department, AV are running a large project to upgrade and replace the teaching technology in 8W over the coming summer. This will...

  • SAMIS - Upload identification document web form

    Need The University Compliance team, following a change in UKVI (UK Visas and Immigration) ID checking policy, needed to obtain copies of identity documentation for all current UK and EU students.  Requesting that students send copies of identity documentation via...