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DOWNTIME: Legacy Raven authentication, Thu 15 Jun, 19:00

Thu, 08/06/2023 - 13:26

This scheduled downtime will affect authentication for all websites that use Legacy Raven, or rely on the underlying webauth protocol for authentication. The websites themselves will be unaffected, but users will not be able to authenticate successfully during the downtime.

Microsoft Teams: Wiki support is ending

Thu, 01/06/2023 - 17:12

Microsoft is starting to phase out its support for Wikis within the Teams app as follows: Stage 1 – Feb/March No new Wikis created in Teams Continue to read/write to existing Wikis in the Teams app Stage 2 – Mid-2023 Wiki tabs will no longer be supported in Teams Continue to read/write to existing Wikis in the Wiki app...

Migration of Managed Mail Domains to Exchange Online

Tue, 30/05/2023 - 14:04

30 May 2023 The move to migrate Managed Mail Domains (MMDs) from routing via PPSW to route directly to Exchange Online is underway with a view to completing the move by September 2023. If you missed the briefing webinar in February, you can view the recording or download a copy of the webinar slides. Why the move to...

Moodle upgrade to version 4.1 in July 2023

Tue, 30/05/2023 - 11:56

30 May 2023 Moodle, the University's virtual learning environment, will be upgraded to version 4.1 in July. There will be a single day's downtime for the Moodle being updated, with users unable to access Moodle and Panopto, the lecture capture service. The upgrade will take place on the following dates: Main Moodle and...

Microsoft Teams: New Channels experience coming

Mon, 22/05/2023 - 16:24

What’s happening Microsoft is making some changes to Channels in Teams. Rollout starts in mid-June and should be finished by the end of June. The University’s tenancy will be updated at some point during this period. What’s changing Here’s a quick tour of the new Channels interface: new_teams_channels.png Compose box and...

UIS Learning at Work Week 2023 schedule of events

Thu, 11/05/2023 - 15:34

Join us for UIS Learning at Work Week aimed at Unlocking your potential on Monday 15 to Friday 19 May to take part in talks and self-taught activities. Please see the full schedule below. Schedule: Learning at Work Week – Unlocking your potential Monday 15 May (self-taught) Watch ‘Start with Why’ Ted talk by Simon Sinek...

Check-in to meeting rooms with Booker QR codes

Tue, 09/05/2023 - 15:22

9 April 2023 Departments can now set up meeting room check-in using QR codes in the room booking system, Booker. The Room Booking System team has worked with Booker's supplier, EventMAP over the last 6 months to develop QR check-in. Room check-in was previously only possible using dedicated tablet devices outside meeting...

Change to the Teams Live Event Attendee experience for users with guest access

Fri, 05/05/2023 - 12:47

[Friday, 5 May 2023] If you host Live Events in Microsoft Teams that includes external attendees, or attend external Live Events as a Guest, this message is relevant to you. Currently, external people who have been given Guest access in an organization’s Microsoft tenancy can join its Teams Live Events as an attendee using...

Proposal to decommission UniOfCam SSID service

Fri, 28/04/2023 - 00:19

27 April 2023 University Wireless proposes to decommission the UniOfCam SSID and visitor ticket-based access services to remove duplicated services by Friday, 1 September 2023. This is after the summer conference season but ahead of the new academic year. The rationalisation of services will simplify our wireless offering...

Elements and Apollo now available following upgrade

Mon, 24/04/2023 - 11:13

The upgrade of Elements and Apollo is complete and both systems are now available for open access, research data and doctoral theses deposits. What’s new Apollo now has a modern, more accessible interface that makes it easy to search, browse, discover content and subscribe to updates. Elements now includes the option to...

Panopto educational support pages have moved

Wed, 29/03/2023 - 16:56

March 2023 Support materials for Panopto, the online video recording and hosting system, have moved to a new location and can now be found on the Lecture Capture service pages. The Panopto educational video support pages on Moodle are no longer being updated and will be retired on 31 March 2023. A redirect will be in place...

Apollo and Elements upgrade – downtime from 20 April

Wed, 29/03/2023 - 11:23

The University repository, Apollo, will undergo a significant upgrade this Spring The upgrade will begin on Thursday 20 April. The Elements system, which is linked to Apollo, will be unavailable for 4-5 days while the underpinning repository platform, DSpace, is upgraded to its latest version. It will not be possible to...

Delivering network connectivity for the Cambridge Half Marathon

Thu, 09/03/2023 - 13:21

Richard Davies from the Granta Backbone Network (GBN) team and Craig Faux from the Networks team, worked together to help deliver network connectivity for the Cambridge Half Marathon that took place this past weekend. The University has been assisting the Council with delivering network connectivity for the Cambridge Half...

Changes to Google Workspace accounts from March

Thu, 23/02/2023 - 13:43

We are preparing to delete Google Workspace accounts that are no longer in use to maintain system performance and security, as well as to reclaim file space. If you are a user that left the University, your account will be flagged as cancelled in Lookup and your Google Workspace account will be suspended. Currently, your...

Wireless Service maintenance in March and April 2023

Tue, 21/02/2023 - 16:50

We’ll be carrying out essential maintenance on the University Wireless Service in March and April 2023 to pave the way for its continued growth. Three phases of work in March and April 1. Tuesday 21 March, 8:00 to 9:00 You might experience interruptions to the UniOfCam-IoT service during the maintenance period. You might...