Student IT Help

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About Student IT

Student IT Advisors are based in the Central Library on the University of Otago's Dunedin campus. We can help you with all your computer needs on campus. We have 30 or more areas with desktop computers and wireless (Wi-Fi) access around campus.  We can help you get your laptop/tablet/smartphone onto our Wi-Fi network and visit you in any computer area if you need help.
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Student notices

Move your files Now!

On March 1st 2015 your files on the old Student Desktop will be DELETED!

A new, Windows 7 based student desktop is being launched on campus. Documents saved on your ‘S’ drive on the old student desktop are not automatically available on the new Student Desktop. Heres a guide how to move them over. You MUST do this before March 2015. After this time, your
documents from the old Student Desktop will be deleted.
Instructions for how to do this can be found here.

New Student Desktop

Currently we are trialling a new Student Desktop in the Central library, some other libraries and eStops around campus. Feel free to check it out. It is awesome!
It will be fully released next year once we are sure that it is working well.

Microsoft Office 365 is now available free to students! 

Find out more from Student IT Software Assistance

Installers can be downloaded from the University of Otago Office 365 webpage

ITS Service Notices

See the ITS Service Notices page for information about potential, current and planned IT outages and network/software updates.

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Getting direct help from Student IT

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Our Student IT guide and tip sheets

Do you have a question? Please see our Frequently Asked Questions on Student IT Help

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IT Training Student Courses

Subsidised Student Courses

Heavily subsidised courses (to you $10, normally $110!) in Word, Excel, Endnote and SPSS


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Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

Tel 64 3 479 8559
Fax 64 3 479 8577