Author Archives: Pauline Brown

Staff ID cards

Following a review and approval from the Principal’s Office, with effect from Monday 3rd December 2018 , any newly issued staff ID cards will no longer have an expiry date/end date printed on them.  Please be assured that there will … Continue reading

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Changes in the Access Control team from 2 April 2018

We wanted to let you know about a few chnages that we’re making in the Access Control team. Team name change: From 2nd April 2018, Access Control will be known as Campus Card Services.  Pam Reid will be our Campus … Continue reading

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macOS High Sierra upgrade & Apps Anywhere

Our Apps Anywhere service is currently not compatible with the latest mac OS upgrade – High Sierra. If you use Apps Anywhere on your mac, please don’t upgrade until further notice. Check our service status page for updates: http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/itservicedesk/servicestatus/index.php?mode=service-status

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ID cards: Magnetic Swipe Door Reader Replacement Project

Project:  University Access Control Project – Semester 1, September 2017 – ID card magnetic swipe door reader replacement Summary:  IT Services are about to embark on a project to standardise on access control readers across the University.   We will be … Continue reading

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Office 365 Groups

In the Microsoft Office 365 suite, University students and staff can create Groups.  When creating a Group, the default visibility is set to public, but you will have the option to make this a private group at this point. Please … Continue reading

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Outlook: ‘Clutter’ feature

Clutter is a feature of Office 365 that is designed to move low priority messages out of your Inbox and into their own folder, saving you time when you scan for important messages. Clutter looks at what you’ve done in … Continue reading

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IT upgrades during w/c 19th December 2016

There are limited windows of opportunity for IT Services to carry out major upgrade and maintenance work without causing widespread disruption to students and staff. We therefore propose to carry out a number of storage and network upgrades during w/c … Continue reading

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Apps Anywhere is here!

The way we are delivering software applications is changing… Over the past few years, students have let us know that they want to access all software applications from any PC across campus and even on their own device. Historically, software … Continue reading

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Computer Classroom PCs – Stay Secure

From 22nd January 2016, you’ll be able to lock the computer classroom pc you’re working at.  We appreciate that when you’re working and studying, you may wish to pop away for a short break, and you need the ability to … Continue reading

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Essential IT upgrades: 19th January 2016

IT Services will conduct essential upgrades from 09.30 – 17.00 hours on Tuesday 19th January 2016.  This work may impact computer classroom PCs and managed build PCs – as network logins may be significantly slower.  Access will be possible but … Continue reading

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