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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 …

UoN Office 365 – on the road again

The Smarter Computing team are scheduling another round of Office 365 Roadshows next month. If you have not yet had the chance to attend, you can find them at the following locations: 5  September – 10:00 – 12:00, Sir Clive Grainger, A41, University Park 6 September – 13:30 – 15:30, Gateway building A07, Sutton Bonington …

High Performance Computing – new website presence

Information Services have recently re-vamped our website presence for High Performance Computing (HPC) to better promote the range of specialist services available for researchers and academic staff. What High Performing Computing facilities are available to use? Our new website pages outline the local, regional and national HPC facilities that are available to allow University of …

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 …

IT Service Desk – all you need to know

Did you know that the IT Service Desk, based at Kings Meadow Campus, is available for all staff and student IT enquiries between Monday – Friday, 8am – 6pm, with the exception of UK holidays and University closure days. The IT Service Desk also provides an out-of-hours telephone service at all other times, 365 days …

IT Status Page launch

Information Services are delighted to announce the launch of a new IT Status page. The new, improved status page features a service dashboard for key services and an easy to read summary of service availability. It is also scalable on mobile devices making it much easier to read and browse on any device. The new …

Student IT Tutors – here to help

Last year, the IS managed Student IT Support (SITs) programme was bigger than ever with over 125 students employed to help their peers with IT issues. The programme ran from the start of the new academic session and continued throughout the year at our five Smart Bar locations. The programme supported 25 different locations and …

Cyber attacks target Universities

Following last month’s cyber-attack that threatened NHS computer systems, last week the BBC reported that a University had been hit by a similar cyber-attack. These ‘ransomware’ attacks can be initiated via ‘phishing’ emails which link to destructive software or by visiting ‘compromised’ websites where pop-ups may also spread a malware infection. Computer systems are then …