macOS Sierra upgrade not recommended

If you use a University Mac it is not advisable to upgrade to macOS Sierra which was released on Tuesday 20 September. This is whilst testing takes place.


macOS Sierra is Apple’s new Operating System for the Mac, which was released on Tuesday 20 September. IT Services strongly advise that you do not upgrade your University owned Mac.


This release of Apple’s new Operating System has not yet fully been tested with the University’s applications and IT systems. Further testing will be carried out over the next few weeks and we’ll communicate our findings in due course.

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