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Information Technology Services (ITS) will close at 3:00pm Thursday 21 December and re-open 8:30am on Wednesday 3 January 2018.

Thursday, 21 December 2017 11:25am

Information Technology Services (ITS) will close at 3:00pm Thursday 21 December and re-open 8:30am on Wednesday 3 January 2018.

The ITS Service Desk will be available from 3 January 2018, 8:30am-5:00pm.

From the ITS team, our best wishes for a very Merry Christmas and festive season.
We look forward to working with you again in 2018.

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Zoom videoconferencing is an increasingly popular option at the University of Otago.

Thursday, 30 November 2017 11:34am

Zoom videoconferencing is an increasingly popular option at the University of Otago.

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ITS Service Statistics for August 2017

Thursday, 19 October 2017 4:11pm

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

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Enhanced Electronic Multi-choice Exam Marking

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 10:41am

New features in the ITS electronic marking service for multiple-choice tests, assignments and exams include providing students with information about the answers they got wrong.

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eResearch@Otago Day, Wednesday 18 October 2017

Tuesday, 3 October 2017 10:31am

Inviting all staff and postgraduate students to join us for an informal, open day of eResearch-focused presentations, case studies, networking and discussions.


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IT series: Keeping Otago’s work safe

Thursday, 3 August 2017 10:06am

The University of Otago’s growing ability to be a truly global citizen is the direct result of advances in IT. In the third of a three-part series, the Otago Bulletin Board looks at how information is being stored to keep it safe.

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IT series: Cutting-edge technology helps researchers stay on top

Wednesday, 2 August 2017 9:07am

The University of Otago’s growing ability to be a truly global citizen is the result of advances in IT. In the second of a three-part series, the Otago Bulletin Board talks to ITS about the difference these advances are making to Otago’s research output.

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IT series: Bigger, faster technology at Otago

Tuesday, 1 August 2017 11:30am

The University of Otago’s growing ability to be a truly global citizen is the direct result of advances in Information Technology.

In the first of a three-part series, the Otago Bulletin Board explores these advances.

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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 June 2016

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 2:33pm

The most recent statistics for printing volumes, Service Desk calls, Student IT services, IT Training, eConferencing numbers, Information Security, web and FAQ usage, Syncplicity, virtualisation, systems metrics, backup service, Internet traffic, eduroam, and Tuakiri are now available to view online.

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ITS 50 Years Celebration - Saturday 3 September 2016

Thursday, 4 August 2016 12:04pm

ITS are celebrating 50 years of providing services to the University of Otago. A celebration day will be held on Saturday 3 September with a special programme of events and you are warmly invite to attend.

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New Uniprint Machinery Offers Greater Print Options

Tuesday, 10 May 2016 10:45am

Uniprint's new digital machinery can print at larger sizes, a wide variety of paper stocks, and onto speciality media and envelopes.

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Three Minute Thesis competition combines enlightenment with entertainment

Friday, 26 August 2011 11:40am

Ever wondered how neurons evolved, why people have always had an urge to travel to Antarctica or whether gastric bypass can help cure diabetes?

These are just three of the questions being asked by University of Otago doctoral students from among the nine thesis projects being presented in just three minutes at the University’s Three Minute Thesis competition on Wednesday 31 August.

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Prime Minister Opens University of Otago Robertson Library

Friday, 5 August 2011 9:08am

The Prime Minister Rt Hon John Key will today officially open the University of Otago’s Robertson Library, following the completion earlier this year of a $10 million re-design and refurbishment.