Problems connecting to Nexus365?

Older versions of TLS will no longer connect to Nexus365 after October 2018 Microsoft have announced that from the end of October 2018 they will only accept TLS 1.2 connections – support for older versions of TLS will no longer be accepted. In order to connect securely to Nexus365 you will need a modern web …

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Lynda.com available to Oxford University members

SUMMARY Members of the Universiy of Oxford have FREE access, ANYTIME and ANYWHERE to a large on-line library of video-based courses, supported by transcripts and practical exercises. The courses are engaging, can be dipped into or watched in their entirety, and are perfect for developing your IT skills in support of your studies and future …

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Download Microsoft Office 365 Apps via Nexus365

PLEASE NOTE The download of Microsoft Office is based on University Card status – check your University service entitlement here: https://help.it.ox.ac.uk/iam/registration/service_entitlements   NB – Unfortunately, the University is unable to provide licences for any Microsoft products to staff and academics with University Card status “Retired”.   If you are entitled to a Microsoft licence then …

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Another term another email phishing attack

Dear all, We are receiving and seeing a lot of reports of a new email phishing attempt against the staff and students of the College and likely the University. This email, and many like it should be immediately deleted, please do not open the attachment, reply or click on any links: If you believe you …

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ICT Helpdesk drop-in hours – Michaelmas Term 2018

If you are having trouble getting online in Somerville come to the IT Helpdesk. The IT Helpdesk is located in Maitland 1A and the opening hours for the next few days are Monday 1st October 12:00 to 13:00 & 13:30 to 14:30 Tuesday 2nd October 12:00 to 13:00 & 13:30 to 14:30 and then Wednesday …

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Nexus365 (Office365) – email & Office apps

The University of Oxford now provides all staff and students with access to a full Office365 service, called Nexus365. The service provides email via Outlook (and other email clients), the web and mobile devices, and also provides a personal OneDrive, Skype for Business and the desktop Office suite of products (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, …

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Networks @ Somerville 2018-19

A quick introduction/reminder of what each network at Somerville College is capable of for the start of term. This might get rather technical so a quick summary: The SOMERVILLE wireless network has more bandwidth available than EDUROAM or The Cloud combined. The SOMERVILLE network does not limit bandwidth per device or per user. EDUROAM has …

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Status Update – everything is fine :)

Everything is currently fine as far as we know 🙂 We will publish new posts under this category if there are network/email/security or other issues to do with ICT in the College or University. Feel free to bookmark this link: https://blogs.some.ox.ac.uk/ict/category/status/ You can also see the University status page here: http://status.ox.ac.uk/ which give service updates for …

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