Find out about our new services, downtimes, upgrades and other news.
We also keep departments informed via their Departmental Computing Officers & system owners.
Thursday 1 June 2023
We will be introducing two-factor authentication to the MyUoY student app from Tuesday 6 June 2023.
Tuesday 30 May 2023
At the end of April, IT colleagues gathered together for the first ever IT Showcase at the Ron Cooke Hub.
Thursday 27 April 2023
We will be offering an only email service for the upcoming bank holiday Mondays:
Tuesday 18 April 2023
As we look to reduce our environmental impact across the University, one focus is on cutting down on unnecessary printing across campus.
Wednesday 22 March 2023
IT support is available as normal over the Easter vacation period.
Tuesday 21 February 2023
IT Services are currently working on a project to replace the existing Virtual Desktop Service (VDS) with a new provider. The VDS allows staff and students to access certain apps which are usually only available on on-campus devices.
Tuesday 24 January 2023
Whether it’s connecting to Wifi, setting up two-factor authentication or using Zoom, the IT Services webpages are the best place to go to find information on using IT across the University.
Sunday 1 January 2023
If you got a new computer, tablet, mobile phone or games console, find out how to make the most of it and get it working with our services.
Sunday 1 January 2023
If you're returning after the winter break, we're available from Tuesday 3 January 2023 to help you get back up and running with University IT facilities.
Tuesday 13 December 2022
There’s a few things we’d recommend you do before you start your break, in case you need to use your IT account for anything.
Monday 5 December 2022
IT Services will be closed from Christmas Eve and will reopen on Tuesday 3 January 2023.
Monday 21 November 2022
On Tuesday 29 November, in order to maintain network security, we will be renewing the certificate that ensures your devices securely connect to the network.
Tuesday 15 November 2022
We are updating our service availability as we move further into the academic year.
Wednesday 26 October 2022
The IT Support team will be closed between 1-4pm on Friday 28 October due to a departmental meeting. Phone, email and drop-in support will not be available.
Thursday 13 October 2022
The IT Support team are working on improving our service as we move further into the new academic year.
Friday 7 October 2022
As we move further into the new academic year, the IT Support team are still around to answer your IT queries.
Thursday 15 September 2022
On Tuesday 20 September (between 9am and 5pm) we will be improving the user experience when connecting to the UoY Setup wifi network to configure personal or unmanaged devices for the eduroam wifi network.
Thursday 8 September 2022
As the new term starts, the IT Support team are here to help you with your IT queries.
Tuesday 31 May 2022
IT support will be available by email this bank holiday Thursday and Friday.
Thursday 19 May 2022
Starting Monday 27 June, Google Drive items (files and folders) that exist in multiple locations will be replaced by shortcuts.
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