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
We know you know it's important to keep the password for your Oxford username safe. But have you stopped to consider why? In a world where we increasingly conduct our lives online our digital identity is precious and this is as true in Oxford as anywhere else. Your digital identity in Oxford is managed by Registration Services in IT Services and we take lots of steps to maintain the overall security of your digital identity. One of those steps is to set a password expiry that means you must change your password at least once a year. You may argue that you don't have to do this for other online services but we believe that setting a password expiry brings benefits that improve security for you and everyone in Oxford.
Microsoft Office 365 Pro Plus now available to students for free download
Thanks to the work of IT Services and funding from the Divisional Software Licensing Group, the Microsoft Office 365 Pro Plus software download, including the major office products is now available for free to all current students of Oxford University. Click the title of this item to go to the webstore.
OxTALENT Competition 2014
The OxTALENT Competition 2014 celebrates and rewards the innovative use of digital technology in teaching, learning, research, and outreach at the University of Oxford. If you have used technology in an exciting way, enthused students with your WebLearn site, or designed an eye-catching conference poster or infographic, please visit the OxTALENT competition website for details and an entry form. Alternatively, if you have been impressed by a colleague's use of technology and you think we should consider them for an award, please tell the OxTALENT competition committee. The closing date for entries is Friday, 16th May.