Working From Home - All you need to know

We know it’s all a bit strange right now, but here in Information Services, we’re doing all we can to make working from home as easy as possible. 

If you have a PC, laptop or tablet with an Internet connection, you will be able to continue doing your job from home. 

Here you’ll find information on:

Preparing to Work from Home   
Protecting University Systems and Data
Your My Account Workspace  
Email and Microsoft Office Software
University Software Access
Diverting Telephones and Accessing Voicemail
Online Meetings and Communicating with Colleagues
University Desktop Access
Supporting your Students
Concerns & Queries
Frequently Asked Questions

Preparing to work from home

If you’re already at home, don’t worry! But if you’re still in the office, there are a few things you can do to prepare:

Save files from your S: Drive or H: Drive to Sharepoint  
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Divert your office telephone to your own landline or mobile 
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Make a note of your IP address 
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Update your Email Signature to include your mobile number 
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If you use Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), ensure you can log in to Office 365 on each device 
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Ensure you have a webcam and headset if you need one 
Order one through the University

Ensure you have anti-virus software on your home machine 
More information

Your My Account workspace

Your first point of access to all your online services should be My Account, which gives you personalised access to the University’s online services via a series of tiles.

Your My Account workspace
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