The library will be open during the Easter weekend. Friday 7 April – Monday 9 April inclusive. Our opening hours are: Day Time Good Friday 8am-8pm Saturday 10am-8pm Easter Sunday 10am-8pm Easter Monday 8am-8pm Outwith these hours you will still be able to access PCs and printers in Campus Central/Study Zone.
Category: IT News
Long term Laptop Loans
We run a scheme of long term laptop loans for students experiencing digital poverty, that is, those who do not have a suitable device for university study and cannot afford to buy one. The scheme has proved very popular and we have had to close the scheme for this semester. We are still working through […]
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Library and IT Christmas opening hours
As a number of students will be remaining on campus over the forthcoming holiday period, Information Services will be keeping the library service open for a number of days. The library will be available for study and there will be staff on hand to help with questions during this period. Friday 23 December 9am – […]
Completion of the transfer of data from StorSimple to SharePoint
We are delighted to confirm that we have now successfully moved 70TB of user data from StorSimple to either a dedicated SharePoint Site, a user’s OneDrive or another dedicated location. In addition, we have moved around 5TB of service-related data, meaning a total of 75TB has been transferred. For any data that was not given […]
New courses and workshops from Academic Development (Autumn 2022).
Our Academic Development team are running a series of workshops and modules throughout November to support staff to enhance learning and teaching. These include the New to Teaching Week-Long Module for new staff as well as a variety of offerings for all staff in the following areas: To learn more and sign up, please visit […]
Demand for our laptops has increased sharply this semester and we have made some changes to the way we lend these, aiming to ensure we cater for the demand for laptops as completely as possible. Full details of the options can be found here: http://stir.ac.uk/344 Long term loan laptops can be requested from the information […]
Adding “Week 0” Learning resource to your Canvas module.
As a Module co-ordinator or Module admin you may want to add ‘Week 0 – How to Succeed in your module’ which is a Learning resource that is now available to use in all modules in Canvas. The aim of the resource is to prepare students for their module so that they can get the […]
New courses and workshops from Academic Development.
Our Academic Development team are running a series of workshops, modules and the annual Learning & Teaching festival. New to Teaching Week-Long Module (8-12 August) This week-long online module provides an introduction to teaching at the University of Stirling, either for those who are completely new to teaching or to those who have arrived at […]
Microsoft Teams meeting recordings – new save location
Recordings are shifting from Stream to OneDrive and SharePoint Video recordings of Team Meetings are shifting from Microsoft Stream to OneDrive and SharePoint. This change should make them easier to find, share and manage. What is changing? Today when you meet online using Microsoft Teams, any recordings made will be saved to Microsoft Stream, Microsoft […]