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All University members now have access to Google G Suite@Cambridge

UIS enrolled all members of the University in our Google G Suite account, known as G Suite@Cambridge, on 2 May.

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Upgrade Windows 7 machines before the operating system reaches end of life on 14 January 2020

Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7 on 14 January 2020. The good news is that you may be entitled to a free upgrade to Windows 10, if your institution is participating in the University's EES agreement.

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Digital Presence Strategy (previously Web Strategy)

UIS and the Office of External Affairs and Communications are collaborating on a Digital Presence Strategy for the University. Hundreds of web editors across the University have started contributing towards a list of requirements.

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New website accessibility regulations

New regulations came into force last year that aim to ensure public sector websites are accessible to all users. UIS has formed a working group to ensure the University's centrally managed digital services comply with these regulations and increase digital inclusivity.

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Encouraging the future generation of women working in IT

To celebrate International Girls in ICT Day, staff from University Information Services (UIS) have visited a secondary school in Cambridgeshire to encourage girls with an interest and aptitude for IT to pursue careers in the sector.

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Shaping the future of the University IT Service Catalogue

The equipment hosting the University IT Service Catalogue is approaching end of life. UIS will outline recommendations for the catalogue's future in a paper to the next ISC Ops committee.

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Moodle Summer Upgrade 2019

Moodle, the University's centrally supported virtual learning environment, will be upgraded from version 3.4 to 3.5 on Tuesday 23 July 2019 between 07:00 and 12:00 noon. The upgrade will introduce security updates, bug fixes and some new features.

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University of Cambridge joins Amazon’s AWS Educate programme

The University has joined the programme as an Institutional member, which gives staff and students access to the programme’s benefits.

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University of Cambridge joins GitHub Education programme

The University has joined GitHub Education as an institutional member and now the benefits of the programme are available to all staff and students.

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New future for Moodle: further details on the planned work

UIS plans to create a new Moodle that will host only teaching and learning content. We'll carry out the work in three steps.

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University Adobe licences expired on 19 March

If you wish to continue using the software past this date your licences must be renewed. If you do not renew, your licenses will expire a few days after this date.

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Wi-Fi gets a boost at the Sidgwick Site

We've updated and expanded the Wi-Fi service at Sidgwick Site, increasing capacity and speed in lecture theatres, as well as adding outdoor coverage for the first time.

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Call for MCS software requests for AY 2019–2020

We're now accepting requests for new applications and to upgrade existing applications on the MCS for 2019–2020.

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Changes to the Friendly Probing Suite on 19 August

Aug 06, 2019

We'll be adjusting the vulnerability ratings on the new Friendly Probing Suite and decommissioning the old service on Monday 19 August.

Lecture capture: Panopto planned maintenance on Saturday 10 August

Aug 05, 2019

Lecture capture recordings will be unavailable during the evening of Saturday 10 August because Panopto is undergoing an upgrade.

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