Oxford – Recognised Independent Centres – OXCIS

OXCIS is the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, this is a RIC or Recognised Independent Centre – The University has conferred the status of ‘Recognised Independent Centre’ on a number of educational charities in the Oxford area which are not … Continue reading

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Conference chats and meeting IT Staff in their places of work

part of the role of ITS3 is to build a community of IT staff. the ICTF conference last week was hugely successful in the new venue at the Mathematical institute and this event helps in this regard. Well done to … Continue reading

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Web SIG 26 Nov 2013

The Webmasters Special Interest Group (SIG) met at Hertford College. Attendance was bolstered significantly by including communications officers. thank you to Greg Jennings for providing accomodation and refreshments. Jim Leek, webmaster at  Enginering Sci . gave and introduction and welcome … Continue reading

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Pre-year round-up notes

If you find a few moments spare in the start-of-new-academic-year rush, you can catch up on the pre-year round-up for IT Support Staff  here: http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/its3/seminar-notes/ = Malcolm, ITS3

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Visit to Sophos – the Pentagon

As a result of the Sophos User Forum held on 6th March at Banbury Road IT Services, we had an offer of a Visit to Sophos UK Headquarters at The Pentagon, Abingdon Science Park. 14 people signed up for the … Continue reading

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A tricky problem with Microsoft ISA Server

We have known for a while that some people on eduroam in Oxford (not elsewhere) sometimes have trouble connecting to Nexus (as you know, a Microsoft Exchange service).  There is about a 1 in 64 chance of a given device … Continue reading

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Mac OS X 10.6 Support Essentials

This course was run at OUCS from 26-28 July 2011. With John Greenash from Amsys. A review will follow.

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Richard Carpenter reports on the “Mac OS X Support Essentials” course

… it focused on the practical user support issues … excellent instructor … I’d really recommend the course …

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IT Purchasing Group

I have been invited to attend the University’s new IT Purchasing group and attended the first meeting today.  The group will be a subgroup of the University’s Value for Money Committee which in turn is a subcommittee of the University’s … Continue reading

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May HRIS briefing

I attended another briefing on the HR Information Systems project today. Alison Cross introduced the session as project sponsor.  There is also much  information available on the HRIS website and the slides are now available. Agenda Programme plan, e-recruitment, Personnel, … Continue reading

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