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Interesting Facts

Did you know that during 2015, the following numbers were reached:

117 million

email connections blocked due to bad reputation.

30 million

quarantined email messages.

45 million

email messages sent on for delivery.

27,000

computer users being migrated to the new University network.

2,100 kilometres

of networking fibre to be installed in the ground (1,792 kms already installed as at December 2015).

384 kilometres

of networking fibre to be installed in University buildings (158 kms already installed as at December 2015).

2,750

wireless access points to be installed (1,065 already installed as at December 2015).

550 kilometres

of copper cabling to be installed in University buildings (112 kms already installed as at December 2015).

Approx 15 million

sheets of paper printed by Uniprint.

Approx 2.5 million

colour prints printed by Uniprint.

88 per day

the average number of Campus Courier deliveries.

20,000

total yearly courier deliveries.

2,295

items received by eWaste and eCycling received, of which 65% (1,486) were able to be re-used (either within the University, by staff for home use, or donated to schools and community groups).

46,500

enquiries received by the ITS Service Desk via email and phone, with 87% of phone calls answered in 25 seconds or less.

454

IT Training sessions delivered to 2596 attendees.

1,490

academic papers accessed through Blackboard, from 151 countries.

5.9 million

Blackboard logins. The busiest day was 25 May (40,435 people logged in).

6 minutes 21 seconds

the average Blackboard session for a student, with an average of 7.18 pages viewed.

761,286

podcasts viewed using the new Otago Capture lecture recording service (a 326% increase from 2014).