Windows 10 upgrade

Windows 10 will be available from summer 2017.

Windows 10 projectAs part of Digital Campus improvements, Windows 10 will be introduced to University PCs.

This will provide a modern Operating System for staff and students to use and include new features, enable other benefits in Office 365 and ensure that University PCs continue to be supported by Microsoft.


Student PCs are due to be upgraded in time for the start of the 2017/8 academic year.

Staff and Postgraduate researchers

When Windows 10 is made available, staff will be able to upgrade at a time of your choosing; when you are satisfied that programs and features that you need for your work are available. Initially some programs and features may not be available and will be added over time.

If you're aware of software you plan to use for teaching in the next academic year, let us know before 30 June 2017.

Further information will be provided close to the launch of Windows 10. This will include:

  • How to prepare, as there will be some things for you do before you upgrade
  • Test PCs in some public areas for you try out Windows 10 and test to make sure your programs work

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