Covid19 – work from home FAQs

This last fortnight has been unprecedented in terms of the impact on IT services and infrastructure as staff have rushed to start working remotely. For some, this is the first time they have worked from home. This post reflects on the most frequently asked questions we have been experiencing at the Information Centre. Don’t forget […]

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Learning at a Distance – a guide for students

As you know, following the University’s announcement of 13 March, face-to-face teaching is temporarily suspended with lectures, seminars and tutorials being delivered online until further notice.   This is a guide to the online tools that you and your lecturers will be using to support your learning online over the next few weeks.   This is a relatively fast move into delivering teaching online at […]

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Advice for Staff Supporting Learning and Teaching at a Distance

As lectures, seminars and tutorials move online in response to the COVID 19 outbreak, Information Services (IS) have put together some resources to help staff to teach and support students from a distance. These are linked to from the University’s COVID19 Q&A web page, but the direct links are:  >>>Supporting Learning and Teaching at a Distance (pdf):  >>> Supporting […]

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Meetings in MS Teams

Microsoft Teams is a communications app which includes functionality for instant messaging, group chat, audio calls and meetings plus video calls/meetings. Check out our Teams training in our ‘Microsoft 365 Learning Pathways‘ training site. You don’t have to be a member of a Team to use the functionality under the ‘Chat’ button in Teams. How […]

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