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Highlights publication 2015

The work of IT Services covers a wide range of service provision, as well as projects and programmes to introduce new services, upgrade infrastructure and bring innovative IT to the University. We have created a 'Highlights’ publication which is intended to give a taster of the range of our activities since full coverage would be impossible. The aim is to show something of what is going on so staff and students can better understand the services available and how IT Services can support them in their administrative work, teaching, learning and research. You can download the online version of the publication below.

There are also a limited number of printed versions of the publication. If you would like a copy, please email the Communications Team.

Associated with the ‘Highlights’ publication are a number of videos which give an extra insight into IT provision at the University. These are presented below and there are click-through links within the online publication.

 

Videos associated with the Highlights publication

How the IT Services podcasting team collaborates with colleagues across the University to support their outreach and engagement activities.
infrastructure
IT infrastructure is the essential foundation for our everyday activities – unseen but crucial to keep the University working.
Jane Dyson
Jane Dyson (School of Geography and the Environment) outlines how her work in India was brought alive for schoolchildren through the resources made available to teachers.
Natural history museum main hall
IT Services was able to help the Museum of Natural History with their project to bring evolution alive for children and adults.
Catherine Farfan
When Merton College decided to collect memorabilia and memories for their 750th birthday celebrations, they contacted IT Services for help.
security highlight
At a time when cyber attacks and other security challenges are growing in number and sophistication, the University needs to take measures to ensure its data are protected appropriately.
working together
Collaboration between IT Services and the local IT support staff around the collegiate University is crucial for the delivery of IT to all staff and students.
Tim Pottle
IT Services collaborates with business teams to provide support for the users of business systems within the University. This service is explained with the help of users of DARS (Development and Alumni Relations System).
John Ireland
John Ireland (Director of Customer Services for IT Services) explains the benefits of consolidating the Service Desk and outlines future plans for Customer Services.
Oxford skyline - highlight publication download
Download Highlights PDF or request printed copies.