Mobile Oxford improved

New features arrive for our Mobile Oxford service – http://m.ox.ac.uk/desktop_about/

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OUCS starts Video-conferencing trial

We’re looking seriously at offering a proper video-conferencing managed service for departments and colleges to help them reduce their travel costs. For now, take a look at the trial we are running with Cisco of the WebEx service and get … Continue reading

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Oxford iPhone Apps

In 2009 OUCS ran a small competition to see if people at Oxford (staff or students) could come up with ideas for iPhone apps that would help University teaching, admin, or take a research project forward. The winners are at: … Continue reading

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You can shape OUCS’s future

Yes we do listen to users’ requests! As well as being directed by the divisions through our management committee, we also regularly look for suggestions from users as to how they would like us to develop the services. For a … Continue reading

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Funding cuts begin to bite

JISC, the main national funder for IT projects and services in UK HE, made this sobering announcement just after Christmas: “The recent grant letter from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) to HEFCE means that HEFCE are having … Continue reading

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Let’s go green

There is no doubt that there is considerable pressure to really consider Green issues – not only from the need to address our carbon impact, but also (hand-in-hand) our energy efficiency. OUCS is doing it’s bit as can be seen … Continue reading

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