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University Phishing attacks

Information Services is aware that UK Universities are currently receiving multiple phishing email attacks and as such users are advised to be vigilant against such attempts to gain details. These emails normally ask you to follow a web link and/or ask for bank account details or personal credentials. Such emails are coming in from spoofed …

Spoofed email addresses

Reports of ‘Spoofed’ email addresses Information Services has recently received reports of ‘spoofed’ email addresses being used to gain confidential information from members of staff. Read more about recent phishing attacks to University email. What are Spoofed email addresses? A spoofed email address appears to be registered to an individual who works for the University, usually …

Office 365 – coming soon to an office near you

At the end of April, Information Services will be making the suite of Microsoft Office 365 applications available to UNUK students and staff. What is Office 365? Office 365 refers to the suite of Microsoft applications that are delivered via the cloud. Access to Office 365 applications will enable access to an exciting range of communication …

New contract agreed with Xerox for UoN Print Service

Information Services are delighted to announce that an enhanced two year contract for the UoN Print Service has been agreed with our service provider, Xerox. Xerox have provided a managed serivce for staff and student printing at the University of Nottingham over the last five years. The new contract that has been negotiated will offer …

Information Services – 2016 Annual Review

The Information Services (IS) Annual Review 2016 showcases the developments and achievements that IS have accomplished over the previous year. The IS team consists of approximately 300 FTE staff who support our global IT infrastructure, systems and services for students, staff and visitors. The team currently serve a global, digital community of over 43,000 students …

Win £50 Amazon voucher – Halls IT survey

Are you a student in University Halls? Information Services are conducting an IT survey for students in Halls to help improve the service for new students arriving in September 2017. We are asking for your feedback about the wired network, Student IT support tutors and University print service. Your views and experience are valued and …

Freshers IT Survey 2016 – and the winner is …

In Autumn 2016 Information Services launched our third Freshers Survey to obtain feedback from new students, both undergraduate and postgraduate, to learn more about their early experiences of IT Services across our UK campuses. The survey asked Freshers about their knowledge of the IT services available before their arrival at the University, whether they had …

Important Changes to the Intranet Portal

The University of Nottingham (UoN) Intranet Portal can currently be accessed by staff, students and applicants from the UK, China and Malaysia via portal.nottingham.ac.uk. The Portal was developed a number of years ago in order to provide a central repository of core information via ‘tabs’ and ‘channels’ that was tailored to individual staff and student …

Universities targeted by HR Phishing Campaign

The City of London Police have notified us of a phishing campaign that seeks access to HR and payroll systems. Convincing University-branded emails, some containing salary increase promises, are being sent to University staff across the UK.  These emails direct staff to landing pages that are convincing copies of University intranet/HR portal login screens. Login …

Introducing UoN BOX Cloud Storage for Research Data

UoN BOX now available The University recommends BOX cloud storage for data generated, processed, analysed and stored as part of your research. In order to manage research data well, you need a flexible solution for data storage, sharing and collaboration. Information Services, along with researchers, have been piloting the BOX cloud storage solution for research …