Students – we want to hear from you! Tell us what you think about Digital Technology at the University and have a chance of winning an Amazon voucher…

For the third year in a row, we are participating in the JISC Digital Experience Insights survey (previously ‘Tracker’).  We use this survey to find out how you are using digital technology at the University and what we can do to improve our services and support. For example, after you told us in last year’s […]

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FREE Microsoft Office software for your own devices

Staff and students of the University are allowed to download the Microsoft suite of software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc) under the University of Stirling Licence while you are studying or working here. Students can download Microsoft office 365 from within student email account http://office365.stir.ac.uk Navigate to the settings menu, there is an option to download the […]

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Library Catalogue Downtime

The library catalogue system is being upgraded this week and as part of this work, there will be a short period of downtime today from 10 pm to midnight.  The following services will be unavailable: Library catalogue – including the Articles search option Online book renewals via ‘My library account’ Article request service WebBridge We […]

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Want a sneaky peak at the new box interface?

On August 31st the box interface will be changing automatically to a new box experience.  To see the new interface you can go to   https://stir.app.box.com/on/allnewbox , which generates a cookie and turns it on for that browser instance.  See https://blog.box.com/blog/all-new-box/ for details. You can revert to the old version by clearing browser cookies. Single sign on […]

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Are you cyber aware?

As our world becomes more and more digital, so do the threats that it faces. This week we are raising awareness that, like Health and Safety, cyber security is everyone’s responsibility. Is your password strong enough?  Could it easily be hacked, or even just guessed?  Is it safe from prying eyes? Or do you have […]

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