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Getting Direct Help from Student IT

Online - Chat with a Student IT Advisor online
Email - studentIT@otago.ac.nz
Phone -03 479 5170
In person - see a Student IT Advisor at the Student IT desk, located in the Central Library on the University's Dunedin campus.
Semester hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am - 9pm; Weekends 10am - 9pm
Holiday hours: Student IT Advisors are located in the Central Library whilst it is open. Outside of the Central Library hours, they will be located in the Burns computer lab. See the Library's webpage for Central Library hours.

Would you like to join our team?

Applications are now open for the 2016 Student IT Advisor team. 

 The Student Desktop

We now have a new Student Desktop as of 2015. It runs in all the student computer labs on campus and can also be accessed from your laptop. It has a number of advantages over the old one:

 Frequently asked questions about the Student Desktop

For a guide on getting started with the new Student Desktop on your Laptop, watch the following short video.

Notices

Publish or Perish

Publish or Perish s a software program that uses Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Search to obtain raw citations and analyse them. This information can be used to assess the impact of research. Publish or Perish is free to download to your personal computer. If you have a MAC, use these download instructions.
Fill out this form to get Publish or Perish installed on your student computer account.

New since July 2015 Install a print driver (mPrint)

Note that this hasn't been extensively tested so let us know if you have any problems. Instructions and links
You download the print driver, install it and then one of your print options will be to print to the university. Remember to choose your location and operating system.

Knox Salmond Internet setup Tipsheets

Knox and Salmond students connect to the Internet in a slightly different way than other areas on campus. (The instructions for Salmond are more or less the same as for Knox, so Salmond people can just follow the Knox information)
Here are the setup instructions you may need

Microsoft Office 365 is available free to students.

Find out more from Student IT Software Assistance

Help with connecting your devices to University WiFi

Click on the Connecting to the Internet tab at the top of this page

Can't login to your student email account?

Try clearing the cache

More on-line Help

For more help please see our Frequently Asked Questions (or look on the top right of the screen)

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For a guide on what Student IT can do for you, watch this short video.

For more help please see our Frequently Asked Questions (or look on the top right of the screen)

IT Training Student Courses

Subsidised Student Courses

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