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  1. Card system receives student information and photo from CamSIS.
  2. UIS User Admin team creates the student's IT accounts and CRSid.
  3. [Overnight] Student profile is created in Lookup.
  4. Local IT staff adds user to their institution in Lookup (this determines the College scarf printed on the Card).
  5. The Card Office team reviews the photo.
    If the photo is rejected, the Card Rep will get notified by email.
  6. When the photo is approved, the Card request is flagged as 'Ready for printing'.
  7. [Next day] The Card is printed and put in the UMS (University Messenger Service).
  8. [Next day] The Card is delivered to the student's College.



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Delivering network connectivity for the Cambridge Half Marathon

9 March 2023

Richard Davies from the Granta Backbone Network (GBN) team and Craig Faux from the Networks team, worked together to help deliver network connectivity for the Cambridge Half Marathon that took place this past weekend. The University has been assisting the Council with delivering network connectivity for the Cambridge Half...

Changes to Google Workspace accounts from March

23 February 2023

15 February 2023 We are preparing to delete UIS managed Google Workspace accounts for users that have left the University to maintain system performance and security and reclaim file space ahead of Google introducing file space quotas. When a user leaves the University, their account is flagged as cancelled in Lookup and...

Wireless Service maintenance in March and April 2023

21 February 2023

We’ll be carrying out essential maintenance on the University Wireless Service in March and April 2023 to pave the way for its continued growth. Three phases of work in March and April 1. Tuesday 21 March, 8:00 to 9:00 You might experience interruptions to the UniOfCam-IoT service during the maintenance period. You might...