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IT Services at the UAS Conference 2016

News publication date: 
Friday, 22 April 2016
Oxford University buildings

IT Services presented several presentation or workshop sessions and four stands at the UAS Conference on Tuesday 12 April. Follow the links to find out more about the projects, services and news covered.

Our stands

The Integrated Communications Project (ICP) presents Chorus

This demonstration showed the Chorus software in action so people could see how it looks and how it works.

The video training materials on are free to all members of the University.

Information Security

The Information Security Team answered questions, provide hints and tips, and held a USB memory stick amnesty. They also showed off the new InfoSec website. The winner of our quiz, focused on general user good practices, will be notified shortly.

IT Support from IT Services

Staff from the service desk offered in-person support and information  about the single contact number, the 24/7 helpdesk, the Enhanced Support Service, and more.

Our Presentations

Links to slides will be available after the conference.

Opening up Innovation: the IT Innovation Challenges

An introduction to the IT Innovation Challenges, how it works, an overview of all the projects both underway and completed plus a discussion on ‘open innovation'.

Join in Instagram

An interactive IT session to introduce staff to the joys of Instagram, including a competition for the photo with the most “likes” before 9pm

How Chorus will change the way you work

Chorus is the University's new unified communications service replacing telephones with a service that supports mobile devices such as laptops and smartphones, video and voice conference calls, instant messaging and online presence, easy access to voicemail through a web browser and collaborative working tools.

Student Systems Programme in 2016

The Student Systems Programme comprises multiple projects. This presentation covers the main projects scheduled for delivery in 2016/17, to include plans to replace the Graduate Supervision System (GSS) and Assessment Results Management.

You are the target

A brief overview of information security, showing tips to protect yourself, your family and the University.

What the BOS (Bristol Online Survey) can do for you

IT Services manage a campus licence for Bristol Online Survey (BOS), allowing any University member to easily create and deliver surveys online.

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