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Scheduled IT maintenance: 13-17 December

Monday, November 18th, 2019 - 2:26 pm - IT Communications

Information Technology will be conducting scheduled maintenance on servers and systems over the weekend of 13 December and some downtime can be expected.  Quarterly, scheduled maintenance will be taking place from Friday, 13 December 17:00 until Tuesday, 17 December at 08:00. During this period a large number of functions and applications will temporarily be unavailable. […]

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Eduroam Visitor Access (eVA)

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 - 10:07 am - IT Communications

eVA (eduroam Visitor Access) is a new service which enables higher education and research institute visitors to access the secure and trusted eduroam Wi-Fi network. As additional identity management tool, eVA is a platform where visitors who only need temporary internet access can be registered in a simple and secure manner.  What is it?  eVA […]

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How do I report phishing?

Thursday, October 17th, 2019 - 10:06 am - IT Communications

You’ve received a suspicious email, what should you do with it? Firstly, don’t click on any links. But just as important, send it to us so we can prevent more staff and students falling prey to the scam. We encourage our customers to submit potential phishing examples for review. Using these submissions, the Cyber Security […]

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Windows 10 upgrades currently ongoing

Thursday, August 8th, 2019 - 9:28 am - IT Communications

Information Technology’s support team identified computers on the university network which is running an outdated version of Windows 10 and could possibly pose a network security risk. To rectify the situation technicians will be performing an in-place upgrade of outdated computers to the latest stable version of Windows 10. Before we proceed with the upgrade, […]

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The end of Windows 7

Sunday, August 4th, 2019 - 4:39 pm - IT Communications

After 10 years support Windows 7 is coming to an end on 14 January 2020. How does this affect you?  After January 14 your PC will no longer receive security updates or technical support from Microsoft. Subsequently your PC will pose a threat to the university’s network and we will have to remove it from […]

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