Off-Campus SMTP mail service ends.

As part of our on-going programme of security enhancements, we have already made some changes to the way that email is accessed. Earlier in the year we began by blocking basic authentication. This meant that users were no longer able to access their University email via mail clients/applications that rely on basic authentication (i.e. clear-text username and password) over legacy (old) protocols such as […]

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Shibboleth Upgrade – Tuesday 25th May

On Tuesday 25th May Information Services will upgrade our Shibboleth authentication system, used to provide access to a wide range of internal and external services such as Canvas, RefWorks, UniDesk, and digital library resources. The upgrade will take place during our ‘at risk’ period of 07:30 to 08:30 on this date.    No downtime is anticipated, however, it is possible that access to […]

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Teaching timetable survey

The University is undertaking a review of the way you access your Teaching Timetabling information and the detail included.  We would like your input to know what is important to you.  The survey will take less than 10 minutes to complete.   Please respond by 31st March 2021.  As INTO and Access students receive their timetable […]

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Overlapping cards with the word 'password' printed on them

Password security

Why are passwords important? Having a password is the most basic level of protection you can have for your online accounts, be it your personal social media accounts, your online bank, or the University Portal.  The problem is that everything is online now, and everything needs a password. So it may be tempting to make […]

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