Printer upgrades coming soon

Printer replacements starting November 2019 As part of the University print service refresh project, we are now starting the process of replacing 238 printers with new faster devices. The first phase of the rollout will take place during November and 72 printers will be replaced. What is changing? – The new devices are faster (55 …

UoN Print Service disruption *update*

As part of the University print service refresh project, there will be some upcoming disruption as we upgrade the infrastructure to support the refreshed service. From week starting 9th September we will be changing the print queues, simplifying names and upgrading the print service websites. What is changing? We will be upgrading the Print Credits …

Engagement events to support ‘Getting in Shape’

As part of the ‘Getting in Shape – Investing in our Future’ programme, this Autumn, Information Services and Estates will jointly be holding a series of engagement events across University of Nottingham locations. Open to all professional services and academic staff, these short, interactive sessions, hosted by David Hill (Chief Digital Officer) in collaboration with …

Changes to University Print Service

In recent news, it was announced that a contract has been signed with Xerox for a further three years. The new contract expects to make substantial savings for the University and will deliver a number of benefits to the existing print service: Replace 238 printers with new, faster devices Replace ‘Scan to Home’ with ‘Scan …

Recruitment now open for 2019 Student IT tutors

Student IT Support (SITS) tutors recruitment Are you a postgraduate or undergraduate student who would like to help other students with IT services when they arrive at the University? If you are, then a job on the Student IT Support programme (SITS) at this year’s start-of-session could be just the opportunity for you! Here’s what’s on offer …

Finance System upgrade *update*

An upgrade to the University finance system, Agresso, is now well underway as part of the Digital Futures programme. IS are working with Finance to deliver an upgrade to our Finance System (currently called Agresso). The project, sponsored by Sally Blackamore and managed by Gayle Cooper, commenced September 2018 and falls under the ‘Digital Futures’ programme of work. We will …

Migration of recordings to Engage

Thank you for your support and use of Engage, our new ‘Active Learning Platform’. We know that it has been challenging moving to Engage at the start of term, but we are pleased to report that there have been over 16,000 recordings since September 23rd, and 235,000 hours of viewings and downloads. Now that Engage is …

Freshers IT Survey – Competition Winner

Thank you to all students who participated in our survey Congratulations to Sofenit Thewodros from the Health Sciences who won the Fresher’s IT Survey Prize.  1100 students responded to the Freshers’ survey in 2018; 474 more than in 2017. All students who completed the survey were entered into a prize draw to win an Apple iPad …

Agresso Upgrade Underway

An upgrade to the University finance system, Agresso, is now well underway as part of the Digital Futures programme. A like for like upgrade to our Finance System, (Currently called Agresso, but will in future be called ‘Business World’), is now well underway and forms part of the Digital Futures programme of work.  The project, sponsored by …

Engage – your new active learning platform

Earlier this year, we announced we were upgrading our Lecture Capture service, Echo360 and we invited you to choose a new name. We’re delighted to confirm that ‘Engage’, your new active learning platform is now operational in all UK teaching rooms. Congratulations to Dimitrios Potsos (pictured on the right) on winning the name competition. Via Engage you can …