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New IT grad school meets urgent need

Friday, 7 March 2014 11:54am

SIGNAL - is the new ICT Grad School for the South Island. With studios in Dunedin and Christchurch, SIGNAL offers a host of innovative post-grad programmes for those wanting to shift into an IT role, or extension for those already in IT roles.

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Lecture Theatre Upgrades Mid-Semester Break 2017

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 3:46pm

Mid-semester might be quiet around campus for some, but not for the busy Lecture Theatre team who have been upgrading facilities while students are away.

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ITS Service Statistics for April 2017

Friday, 16 June 2017 12:35pm

The most recent statistics for Service Desk calls, Student IT services, IT Training, website and FAQ system usage, Syncplicity and High Capacity Storage (HCS), systems availability metrics, eduroam connections, Tuakiri login activity, NeSI Otago high speed data transfer activity, wireless access, and network upgrade are now available to view online.

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Retiring ITS staff clock up 100 years’ work experience at Otago

Monday, 12 June 2017 11:21am

Five retiring ITS staff clock up 100 years’ experience working at the University of Otago.

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ITS Service Statistics for March 2017

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 11:27am

The most recent statistics for Service Desk calls, Student IT services, IT Training, Information Security incidents, and wireless access are now available to view online.

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BLACKBOARD gets easier

Tuesday, 9 May 2017 12:10pm

From lecture notes to links to lecture records, BLACKBOARD contains it all, and has just got easier to use.

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ITS Service Statistics for January 2017

Tuesday, 14 March 2017 11:48am

The most recent statistics for Service Desk calls, IT Training, Teaching & Learning, Information Security incidents, website and FAQ system, Syncplicity Sync & Share/HCS (Isilon) utilisation, systems availability metrics, backup services, virtualisation, Internet traffic, eduroam connections, Tuakiri activity, and network upgrade migration are now available to view online.

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ITS Service Statistics for February 2017

Friday, 7 April 2017 3:11pm

The most recent statistics for Service Desk calls, Student IT services, IT Training, Teaching & Learning, Information Security incidents, website and FAQ system, Syncplicity Sync & Share/HCS (Isilon) utilisation, systems availability metrics, backup services, Internet traffic, eduroam connections, Tuakiri activity, Otago High Speed Data Transfer activity, wireless access, and network upgrade migration are now available to view online.

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ITS Service Statistics for November 2016

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 3:47pm

The most recent statistics for printing volumes, Service Desk calls, Student IT services, IT Training, Information Security incidents, website and FAQ system, Syncplicity Sync & Share/HCS (Isilon) utilisation, Infrastructure and Applications dashboard, virtualisation and critical systems availability, systems availability metrics, backup services, Internet traffic, Tuakiri activity, Otago High Speed Data Transfer activity, and network upgrade migration are now available to view online.

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Otago Capture upgrade: Classroom Capture being replaced by Capture+ systems for lecture recording

Thursday, 2 March 2017 2:35pm

The upgrade brings improved reliability, the ability for lecturers to livestream their lectures, and more.

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Top up your uniFLOW student printing account online

Monday, 27 February 2017 9:56am

Uniprint have now set up a credit card gateway for students to use for adding funds to their student printing uniFLOW accounts.

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University of Otago researchers join the international high-speed data superhighway

Friday, 17 February 2017 9:53am

Researchers already influencing global leaders have now started another world-leading project thanks to cutting-edge technological advances at the University of Otago.

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The University of Otago is at the technological frontier

Friday, 17 February 2017 11:34am

University of Otago researchers can now send and receive enormous amounts of data at ultra-fast speeds to stay at the forefront of their field, prompted by Dunedin gout researchers wanting to develop IT capability in New Zealand. The researchers needed to receive up to 100 terabytes of data from the United States, send it in chunks for processing at a NeSI supercomputer in Auckland, then get the results back to Dunedin.

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New Blackboard Administration for Staff application released

Friday, 10 February 2017 9:28am

The updated self-service application allows Blackboard paper coordinators to roll over their own papers and register new papers.

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ITS Service Statistics for October 2016

Thursday, 8 December 2016 5:04pm

The most recent statistics for printing volumes, Service Desk calls, Student IT services, IT Training, Teaching and Learning, and Information Security incidents are now available to view online.

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New University Mobile Phone Contract

Friday, 2 December 2016 12:11pm

The University of Otago has signed up to a new agreement with Vodafone which will achieve significant ongoing savings as well as providing a number of benefits to University mobile phone account holders.

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ITS Service Statistics for September 2016

Friday, 25 November 2016 9:52am

The most recent statistics for printing volumes, Service Desk calls, Student IT services, IT Training, Teaching and Learning, Information Security incidents, ITS website and FAQ usage, backup services, imVision network patching, Internet traffic, eduroam connections, and wireless access are now available to view online.

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Introducing the Ask IT Customer Portal Self-Service Request Service

Tuesday, 8 November 2016 10:23am

ITS is pleased to announce the Ask IT Customer Portal, where customers can log their own faults and service requests without the need to make a phone call or write an email.

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Visitor Access to the Internet from University of Otago Campuses

Monday, 14 November 2016 10:19am

The University of Otago now offers a free visitor Internet access service at all campuses – the UO_Guest service.

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ITS Service Statistics for August 2016

Thursday, 27 October 2016 3:37pm

The most recent statistics for printing volumes, Service Desk calls, Student IT services, IT Training, eConferencing numbers, Information Security incidents, web and FAQ usage, Syncplicity and HCS utilisation, infrastructure and virtualisation, critical systems availability, backup services, Internet traffic, eduroam connections, Tuakiri activity, and high speed data transfers are now available to view online.