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University Network Maintenance in February and March 2018

Upgrades to the University network on Main Campus will run from Monday 26 February until Friday 9 March 2018, between 7.00am and 9.00am during this period, affecting users for up to 5 minutes.

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IT Self Service unavailable due to essential maintenance

Staff and students will be unable to access IT Self Service for periods during the next two weeks, from Friday 16 February to Monday 5 March.

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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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Uninstall Office 2011 for Mac and start using Office 2016 for Mac

Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac is no longer supported by Microsoft or the University. Therefore you should uninstall Office 2011 for Mac now and start using Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac, the latest version of the software, to continue receiving security and feature updates, and technical support.

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Students to get Windows 10 on University PCs from summer 2018

The project to upgrade University PCs to Windows 10 continues to make good progress. However further technical challenges have been encountered.

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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.

The way that you reset your password has changed - Read More…

New way to change your password

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

New way to change your password - Read More…

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.

How to book an office move - Read More…

Office 365 staff email upgrade

Information about the staff email upgrade to Office 365.

Office 365 staff email upgrade - Read More…

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