Archive for the ‘Computing Services’ Category

SAMIS upgrade affects many services: Tue & Wed

SAMIS will be unavailable from 5pm on Monday 17 to Wednesday 19 July 2017 while we upgrade to version 9.3.

Decommissioning of legacy email systems

Two years ago the University started moving its Email and calendars to Microsoft Outlook; the work is nearing completion with the last of the legacy systems due to be decommissioned at the end of July 2017.

Introduction to Business Objects 4.2: Tue 18 Jul

Sign up now to improve your knowledge of Business Objects.

Creating charts in Excel: Thu 13 Jul

Sign up now to improve your Excel skills. The course is also running in August.

Weekend IT maintenance: from 4pm Fri 14 Jul

Essential work to increase the resilience of our IT services begins at 4pm on Friday 14 July and a number of services will be unavailable for the weekend of 15 & 16 July 2017.

IT maintenance affects Wessex House 7pm-5am: from Mon

IT maintenance to upgrade the network will affect the night time availability of IT services on levels 1 to 5 of Wessex House for two weeks.

Ansys license change for undergraduate students

Log out of PC at end of Friday-IT maintenance: Sat 10 Jun

Please log out of your PC on Friday 9 June 2017 before leaving for the weekend so that IT maintenance procedures don't interfere with your work.

Learn more about Mail Merge in Word: Mon 12 Jun

This course assumes that you have a good understanding of Microsoft Word including how to create tables.

Excel basic concepts: Thu 8 June

Tutor-led introduction to the basics of creating and managing spread sheets with Excel. IT Training also offer courses at more advanced levels to increase knowledge of Excel.

Phishing attack: change of name request

If you receive this email be aware that it is fake, please delete it.

Advanced notice: Major IT maintenance on Sat 10 Jun

Please log out of your PC on Friday 9 June 2017 before leaving for the weekend.

Book now for Introduction to Windows 10: Fri 2 June

A self-paced workshop for staff and postgraduates who would like to learn more about Windows 10.

Introduction to Skype for Business: Thu 25 May

Skype for Business enables users to converse with instant messaging, audio calls and video calls (including conference calls). It also enables a user to display something on their screen onto the screens of everyone else within a conversation.

WannaCrypt ransomware attack – advice & guidance

Guidance to protect your personal devices against similar attacks.

'Licence Violation' telephone message

Introduction to Windows 10: Wed 17 May

This course is available to staff and postgraduates who would like to learn more about using Windows 10

IT maintenance affects email & other services: Tue 9 May

Apologies for any inconvenience.

Learn more about Microsoft OneNote: Mon 8 May

Microsoft OneNote can be used for free-form information gathering and multi-user collaboration as well as being able to gather notes, drawings, screen clippings, and audio commentaries and share them with other users of OneNote over the Internet.

Choosing your software for next academic year

This new consultancy will ensure students and staff have the right software.