When choosing tools, it is important to start with tools that are supported by teams at the University. These are subject to contracts agreed between the University and the vendor which ensures prompt support (from UoY teams and vendors where issues are escalated), robust data security and agreed levels of service availability.
The following page provides an overview of available tools and links to key guidance. You can search the tools by type of learning activity or by theme:
If, after reviewing the range of University supported services, you feel that there is a gap in the University's provision and a strong rationale for using an external IT service, then you need refer to the following document before going ahead:
This details important considerations such as data protection and accessibility and details the steps that are needed in order to appropriately use external tools.