Summer upgrades in Lecture Theatres and Teaching Rooms

Earlier this month, we alerted users to the programme of work being undertaken by Information Services to upgrade PCs in lecture theatres and teaching rooms to Windows 10. We’re also introducing further changes to IT equipment and software in learning spaces that will benefit staff and students. Changes to screen annotation One of the advantages …

Windows 10 is coming to campus near you

Changes to Windows operating system in open access areas This summer Information Services will be undertaking a programme of work to install Windows 10 on all PCs located in open access areas including libraries, cafes, computer rooms, lecture theatres and teaching rooms ready for the start of the 2017/18 academic session. This upgrade ensures that …

Changes to Windows logon in lecture theatres and teaching rooms

Windows 10 upgrade 2017 This summer, Information Services is undertaking a programme of work to upgrade lecture theatre and teaching room PCs to Windows 10.  As part of this upgrade, a new method of logging into lectern PCs will be implemented from 15 August 2017. This will apply to existing Windows 7 lectern PCs whilst …

Office 365 training courses available for staff

Now available – new Office 365 courses for UoN staff. Earlier this year, Information Services ran a series of workshops for University of Nottingham staff with the aim of familiarising colleagues across UK campuses with the the many features and applications of Office 365. Over 700 staff attended the roadshow sessions and are now starting …

UoN Office 365 – Supporting project teams

This is the third in our series of blogs looking at how UoN staff can best use the range of 0ffice 365 tools in our University workplace. Today’s blog focusses upon how Darren Flynn, Teaching & Learning Librarian in LRLR got started with Office 365 by using online applications to co-operate and share as part …

IT Videos for students

Introducing our new IT videos for new and returning students. These short ‘how to’ videos will help you get to grips with our basic services. Find out how to use printers, connect to eduroam, get IT help and download free software.      

Upgrade now to Outlook 2013

From Monday 18 April, UNUK staff and PG Researchers with a University issued PC or laptop (Windows machines) will be able to upgrade to Outlook 2013. This upgrade is the first step before Information Services will begin the process of migrating all UNUK staff and PG Researchers to Office 365 for calendaring and email. Upgrade …

Outlook 2013 for Staff and PG Researchers

Last month we announced that staff and PGR email will be moving to the Office 365 email platform starting in April. The first step on this journey is to upgrade our Outlook 2010 desktop application to Outlook 2013. This will only affect staff and PG researchers who have a university issued desktop PC or laptop. We will be …

Free software for students and staff

Over the last twelve months Information Services has made a number of software applications freely available for our staff and students. We understand that it is critical for academic staff, researchers and students to be able to download and use specific applications on their personal devices. Below is an update of some of the licences we have recently …