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Complete - IRIS upgrade - Monday 23 April 2018 – Wednesday 25 April 2018

The maintenance to IRIS was completed successfully on 23 April and is fully accessible again. IRIS may be unavailable for short periods between 8.30am on Monday 23 April 2018 until 5.00pm on Wednesday 25 April 2018 whilst it is upgraded. The update will introduce minor user interface changes to IRIS and change the way which you now login.

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Work affecting Mac Assurance Service – Tuesday 1 May 9.30am – 10.30am

An important update needs to be applied to the Mac Assurance Service on Tuesday 1 May 2018. Therefore, Mac Self Service will be unavailable during this period.

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Maintenance affecting Blackboard – Friday 27 April 2018 – 1.00am - 7.00am

Essential maintenance is planned to update Blackboard on Tuesday 27 April 2018 between 1.00am and 7.00am. Blackboard will be unavailable during this time.

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University website (Plone) maintenance – Monday 16 April – 7.15am - 9.30am

Maintenance is required to Plone on Monday 16 April 2018 from 7.15am – 9.30am. During this time a holding page will be displayed. This will not affect the University homepage or student recruitment pages.

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Update to Adobe Acrobat DC by Monday 9 April 2018

Adobe Acrobat X Pro is no longer supported and so will be uninstalled from University PCs on Monday 9 April 2018. If you have Acrobat X Pro installed on your PC, update to Acrobat DC using the Program Installer.

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Windows 10 update – March 2018

The Windows 10 upgrade project has reached a significant milestone and some ‘early adopters’ are starting to upgrade to Windows 10. Find out some of things you will need to do to prepare to upgrade.

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Things you should know and do following Spectre and Meltdown bugs

You may be aware of the current security issue which is affecting computers across the world as described in the national news.

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Update Safari on your Mac to protect against Spectre bug

All University Mac users are strongly advised to update to the newest version of Apple’s Safari web browser in order to protect against the impact of the Spectre bug recently announced in the news. The update will help to ensure that Macs have the latest security features, and remain compatible with other University systems.

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Updates to University PCs in response to computer chip bugs

You may see more updates to your University PC than usual due to the current Meltdown and Spectre issues reported in the national news.

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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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New way to find email addresses and phone numbers

The way you find University staff and student’s email addresses and telephone numbers is changing.

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The way that you reset your password has changed

We have improved security and changed the way that we handle requests for password resets from members of staff who have forgotten their password.

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New way to change your password

You can now change your password off-campus using the University login page.

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How to book an office move

If you or your colleagues need to move office or building, the process for requesting assistance has been improved and updated.

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Office 365 staff email upgrade

Information about the staff email upgrade to Office 365.

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