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Introducing our new Business Productivity Liaison Officer

Mark Cathro joined us on Monday as our new Business Productivity Liaison Officer.

18 October 2019Office 365 Our team

Five ways to spot a phishing email

1. How do you know the sender? We have around 5000 staff at the University so it’s unlikely you’ll have met everyone in-person. This is what makes the following advice tricky: “don’t interact with an email you weren’t expecting.” A lot of the time, we may receive queries from colleagues and students that we weren’t…

19 September 2019Security

The IT checklist for new students

Does your course begin soon? Be sure to read what you need (and don't need) to do before you start.

16 August 2019Office 365 Our services

Telephone upgrade

We're upgrading the university's telephone system on the 23rd July between 0700 and 0730. Find out what related university services will be unavailable during this time.

18 July 2019Our services Upgrades

The clever reason scammers can’t spell

Anybody who doesn’t fall off their chair laughing is exactly who they want to talk to - Cormac Herley, Microsoft computer scientist.

6 June 2019Security

Free BT Wi-fi for visitors

We've entered into a partnership with BT to deliver free Wi-fi throughout the University this summer.

3 June 2019Our services

What happens to your account when you graduate

Congratulations to all students who are graduating in June 2019. After your graduation ceremony, you’ll gradually lose access to University services over the next six months. If you’ve got any important documents to save or errands to run, make sure you give yourself enough time to do so. Your student ID card These will stop…

3 June 2019Our services

Moving from Windows 7 to Windows 10

In 2009, Microsoft made a 10-year commitment to Windows 7. Once this time has lapsed, they would stop supporting it and focus on future technologies.

22 May 2019Our team Projects Upgrades

What goes on at the Scottish Higher Education Business Intelligence Group

An update from our Business Intelligence team who attended the biggest Higher Education Business Intelligence meeting in Scotland.

15 May 2019Our team

Do you develop software? GitLab is now available for staff and researchers

If you're a staff member or researcher and looking for a new way to manage and store your source code, log in to GitLab using your University. username and password

15 May 2019Our services