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Phishing email with subject “SUNCOM”

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 - 2:13 pm - IT Communications

An email from a address with the subject “SAFECOM – 5 / FEBRUARY / 2020” has been sent to staff and students. The email asks you to open a message received from “SUNCOM” (also see image below) This is not a legitimate email, but a phishing attempt which will lead you to a fake […]

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Card access problems on campus

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 - 10:52 am - IT Communications

Some students and staff might experience problems with card access on campus. Due to a heavier load on the network in terms of traffic and potential technical glitches, card access is being denied at some doors. The rights of valid and registered cards will automatically updated after they’ve been swiped and should work shortly afterwards.  […]

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New warning banner for your email

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 - 10:29 am - IT Communications

The nature of cyber-attacks is always evolving and Information Technology, with the help of staff and students, has to do everything within our power to try and prevent them. In an attempt to tighten cyber security on campus, we will soon provide a new warning which can identify the origin of an email. By establishing […]

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Important information for users of the central administration system

Monday, February 3rd, 2020 - 1:54 pm - IT Communications

As many of you are aware, the current central administration system, which also includes TERATERM, has reached the end of its lifecycle and will next year be replaced by SUNFin, a modern, centralised, cloud-based finance platform. (More on SUNFin here) The system was developed in 1989 and can no longer be adequately maintained and upgraded. […]

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Another successful e-Registration completed

Monday, February 3rd, 2020 - 11:15 am - IT Communications

The IT Division contributed substantively to another relatively successful e-Registration. The online registration of students opened on 2 January for medical students and on 15 January for the rest of the university, and up to Thursday, 30 January, 16 172 students had registered online for the 2020 academic year. During registration an online “war room” consisting […]

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