On August 1st, 2012, OUCS merged with the other central IT departments to become IT Services which provides high-quality cost-effective services, support, and training to Oxford University staff and students, enabling excellence, innovation and best practice in teaching, learning and research. Read more
Oxford Nexus is a central Oxford service used for email, calendaring, contacts and much more. Nexus is the replacement for the previous email system known as Herald, and also offers new features, such as calendars, to-do lists and access to a University-wide address list. You can access Nexus using a web browser, via a program installed on your computer and even on your mobile phone. To access all the new features we recommend that you use a program installed on your computer (aka a "client") such as Outlook 2007 or Outlook 2003 for Windows users and Entourage 2008 if you are a Mac user. However, if you already use an email client on your computer such as Mozilla Thunderbird, Outlook Express, MacMail, or Eudora you can still access your emails in the same way that you did on Herald. And remember, using a client to access Nexus on your own computer does not exclude you from also accessing Nexus using a web bowser via the Outlook Web Access (OWA) login page, for example when you want to check your email or to use your calendar when you are away from your own computer.
Now part of IT Services
OUCS merged with two other Oxford University IT departments on 1st August 2012 and is now part of IT Services. Much information will remain available on this website for the time being but please do click the title of this item to see the new IT Services website.
LTG Case Studies in Innovative Practice
Each week this term the Learning Technologies Group will publish a video case study on an innovative use of technology enriching teaching and learning in the University. You can watch the case studies on the LTG YouTube Channel or Oxford Podcasts. A written version is available on on the LTG Case Study Blog.