Hello everyone! Samuel Dedman here, your returning VP Education for 2018/19. I wrote a blog post a few months ago about the new managed print service coming to the University of Southampton, and left it with a promise of a later update about pricing. I’m pleased to say that this is that update, and it is all good news!
I firmly believe that the cost of student printing at Southampton has been too high in previous years, putting increased pressure on the finances of many of our students. This is particularly true of our students at Winchester School … Read the rest
Tags: iSolutions, print service, printing, printing costs, University of SOuthampton, University of Southampton Students' Union, VP Education, WSA, WSA Printing
What do you make of the wifi around campus?
As students, you use the internet everyday to study, socialise, do banking and pay bills. That’s why you should have your say on the University’s iSolutions survey.
iSolutions are asking for student feedback on the wireless internet service, so they are able to make improvements as part of a bigger project over the next year.
The survey takes just a few minutes to complete and you can do it online here before Friday 07 April.
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Tags: Avenue, campus, computer, feedback, Highfield, improvement, internet, iSolutions, Survey, university, website, Wifi, WSA
We’re sorry to bring up the D-word so soon after the Christmas break, but if you’re writing one (or supposed to be writing one…) this year, your dissertation is something you definitely can’t avoid! But luckily, you’re not alone.
Help is at hand from the University of Southampton and Hartley Library. You should have attended a Library Skills session at the start of the year to get you clued up about how the library and specifically, the resources available online that the Library subscribes to, can help you write your thesis. If you haven’t managed to attend one of these … Read the rest
Tags: iSolutions, Library Skills, session, VPN
The 2014 Blackout event – in collaboration with the University of Southampton and Students’ Union – has been declared a success with more than 250 students taking part, and a record amount of computers being switched off by students and staff before the event began – showing a progression towards a more energy efficient University.
The annual sustainability event aims to highlight the energy wasted by members of the University as a result of not switching off electrical items when they go home in the evening, and is the largest energy audit of its kind. This year the campuses at … Read the rest
Tags: Avenue Campus, Blackout, Blackout 2014, Boldrewood Campus, Highfield Campus, iSolutions, ServiceLine, sustainability, SUSU Blackout, University of SOuthampton, Winchester School of Art