Find out about our new services, downtimes, upgrades and other news.
We also keep departments informed via their Departmental Computing Officers & system owners.
Friday 4 January 2019
If you're coming back to Uni after Christmas with a lovely new laptop, tablet, mobile or games console, find out how to make the most of it.
Wednesday 19 December 2018
Arthur Clune, Assistant Director (Infrastructure), IT Services would like to explain and apologise for the network outage that recently occurred across campus.
Wednesday 5 December 2018
We've launched a new laptop loans service specifically for postgraduate researchers, letting you borrow a laptop for up to a month.
Tuesday 27 November 2018
As the University continues to grow, we need to increase the capacity of our network infrastructure to ensure continued security and stability.
Sunday 11 November 2018
If something goes wrong with your laptop or PC, IT Services can help you to get it sorted. They work with Jennings, a local company, to provide a laptop and computer repair service.
Sunday 28 October 2018
As a student here, you can get lots of different software packages for your own computer either free or at a discount.
Sunday 21 October 2018
You don't need to be sat at a computer to print. EPrint lets you email or upload documents, giving you an easy way to print from tablets or mobile phones to the University printers.
Sunday 7 October 2018
Second and third year students share their top study tips so that you can get a head start!
Sunday 30 September 2018
At this time of year, we see a lot of email scams. Make sure that your information (and your money) is safe by learning to spot what's suspicious.
Wednesday 19 September 2018
Been away for the summer? Here's what you may have missed from the Library and IT Services in recent months.
Tuesday 18 September 2018
As the new term starts, the Library and IT Help Desk should be your first port of call for any IT questions or problems.
Wednesday 5 September 2018
Google has recently introduced a tool that makes it easier to convert Classic (old) Google Sites into New Google Sites.
Friday 17 August 2018
If you are applying for accommodation and having password or username problems this weekend, please contact the Accommodation team as the IT Support Office will be closed.
Monday 16 July 2018
Find out which IT rooms will be closed whilst we carry out routine maintenance.
Tuesday 19 June 2018
From Tuesday 3 July, we're updating student printing with a new, simpler system, and new devices in most areas. You'll be able to print throughout, but some printers will be unavailable while we carry out the work.
Tuesday 19 June 2018
From Monday 2 July, we will be rolling out extra security features to managed Windows devices (laptops and office PCs).
Thursday 10 May 2018
We're pleased to announce that we've arranged a presentation on Thursday 17 May to look at working with ArcGIS.
Thursday 19 April 2018
This event will explore archival material and consider connections between dialect, objects, and places in a creative way, culminating in a new digital creation.
Thursday 15 March 2018
IT Support will be available as normal during the Easter vacation with the exception of the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.
Monday 5 March 2018
The mysql database service mysql.york.ac.uk (mysql0) will be shut down permanently on Tuesday 18 September. It is being replaced by a new upgraded service at mysqlshared.york.ac.uk.
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