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Blackboard maintenance complete

The upgrade to Blackboard is now complete and you can login to Blackboard again.

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Blackboard Collaborate maintenance: Thursday 20 December 2018 12am - 4am

Essential maintenance is planned to update Blackboard Collaborate with the Ultra experience from the start of (00:00 UK time, midnight) on Thursday, 20 December 2018 until 4.00am. You may experience short periods of disruption to Blackboard Collaborate during this time, however Blackboard and Reflect (lecture capture) will remain available.

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Blackboard maintenance: Friday 21 December 2018 2am – 6am

Essential maintenance is planned for Blackboard on Friday 21 December between 2.00am and 6.00am. You may experience short periods of disruption during this time.

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Smart Printer maintenance: unavailable Thursday, 3 January 2019 3pm – 6pm

Important updates to Smart Printers will be carried out from 3.00pm until 6.00pm on Thursday, 3 January 2018. Students and staff will not be able to print during this time.

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Turnitin maintenance: Unavailable Saturday 5 January 2019 4pm to Sunday 6 January 2019 12am

Essential maintenance to Turnitin will take place from 4.00pm on Saturday 5 January 2019 for up to eight hours. During this time, entering marks or submitting assignments using Turnitin will not be possible.

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macOS Mojave upgrade available on Assured Macs

If you have an Assured Mac you can now upgrade to macOS Mojave, if your Mac is compatible.

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Christmas closure of the IT Service Desk

The IT Service Desk will close at 12 Noon on Friday 21 December 2018 and will reopen on Wednesday 2 January 2019 from 8.30am.

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HP to continue as University PC supplier

Following a detailed procurement project, which attracted interest from a number of suppliers, IT Services and Procurement have retendered the contract to provide University PCs and Laptops. The successful bidder was DTP partnered with HP and the contract has now been awarded.

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Beware of phishing emails

There is a continuing trend of phishing emails being sent to University staff and students.

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SAP and Business Objects now tested and available on Windows 10

You can now upgrade your University PC to Windows 10, if you require SAP Business Client or Business Objects, as these have now passed testing.

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IT courses for Staff and PhD students - new dates available

IT Services provide a range of courses to develop your IT skills and make the most effective use of technology for your work. New dates are now available.

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Phone the IT Service Desk or Teaching room support if your enquiry is urgent

At this busy time of year, we may not respond to email quickly. If you need immediate assistance, phone the IT Service Desk for IT help or Teaching room support (x2919) to resolve issues in learning and teaching rooms.

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Upgrade to Microsoft Office 2016 on Fully Assured Macs

If you have a Fully Assured Mac, you should upgrade to Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac. This is the latest supported version of Office, so will ensure you receive security and feature updates, and technical support.

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Upgrade your University PC to Windows 10

Staff can request to upgrade their University PC to Windows 10, as most programs and services are now tested and available.

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Preview Windows 10 using PCs available in the Library

You can now preview Windows 10 by visiting the Student PC Areas on floor 3 of the Library. We would strongly encourage teaching staff to check your teaching software works, ready for the start of term.

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Report an issue using IT Self Service

You can log an issue using IT Self Service, which will be recorded quicker, without having to phone or email the IT Services Desk.

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