Digital Data & Technology Group

  • Stay safe: Phishing attempt HMRC email.

    We are aware of a phishing email being sent to staff and students claiming to be from HMRC, detailing a tax refund. This is fake.  Please DO NOT follow any links or enter personal details. If you do receive this...

  • WiFi improvements across campus and beyond. December 2019

    During December we are working hard to improve WiFi connectivity across campus and beyond. On Tuesday 17 December, the following buildings will have intermittent WiFi connectivity from 7am to 9am. Users of these buildings have been contacted directly. - All...

  • Reduced IT Support, Friday 13 December midday until 5pm

    IT support on campus will be reduced for the afternoon of Friday 13 December 2019.  The following services will close at midday: IT Service Desk in the Library IT Shop in the Library Contact IT Help if you have any...

  • Windows 10 updates - a change in schedule

    The University is committed to securing its computers and applies monthly updates to computers running Microsoft Windows 10.  To meet the requirements of the National Cyber Security Centre and achieve ‘Cyber Essentials’ certification, these updates must now be applied within 14...

  • Python 2 software is being retired from 20 December 2019

    Python 2 software is being retired from 20 December 2019. This means that if you are currently using it, you should download the latest version, Python 3, from the Software Centre. This will be fully supported.    

  • New location for spam messages

    To simplify access to and examination of spam mail, we are moving spam location to https://protection.office.com/quarantine What this means: From Tuesday 3 December spam messages are no longer being filtered into your junk e-mail folder on your PC. Outlook will continue to...

  • SAMIS will be unavailable Sunday 15, Monday 16 and Tuesday 17 December

    SAMIS will be unavailable Sunday 15, Monday 16 and Tuesday 17 December while we upgrade.  We need time to back-up the databases and complete underlying work on the servers and databases before the upgrade starts.  Please remember to log out...

  • Autodesk license update

    If you have installed Autodesk on your device, you will need to download the new version from 9am on Tuesday 26 November as it contains the up to date license file. You need to make sure that Autodesk is running...

  • FileZilla is being upgraded

    In order to address security concerns, we are upgrading our version of FileZilla on Thursday 7 November. Please try this out at your earliest convenience. If you experience any issues after the upgrade has taken place, please raise an IT...

  • New software comes to AdminDesk

    We are pleased to announce that there will be a range of new software available on Admindesk from Wednesday 12 November. The system will be briefly unavailable, between 7am and 9am, while these updates are carried out. After that, users...