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IT courses for Staff and PhD students

Develop your IT skills and make the most effective use of technology for your work. New training dates are now available.

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Windows 7 support is ending very soon

Over 8500 University PCs have now been upgraded to Windows 10. With Microsoft ending support for Windows 7 in January 2020, Windows 7 PCs will be removed from the University network, beginning with those that are not in use.

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macOS Catalina upgrade not recommended for University Macs

If you are using a University Mac, we do not recommend upgrading to macOS Catalina, whilst testing takes place. In preparation, you’ll need to consider any older ‘32-bit’ apps you are using, as they will no longer be supported.

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Blackboard emails, to reply or not to reply?

You will now receive an email from if a member of staff or student sends you a message using Blackboard. This is in response to student feedback, where confusion arose around receiving emails from and not knowing whether it was okay to reply.

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