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Student Computing at UCL ucl.ac.uk/isd. Registering 1.Enrol as UCL student 2.Get UCL ID card 3.Register for central IT services in Foster Court –Obtain.

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1 Student Computing at UCL ucl.ac.uk/isd

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3 Registering 1.Enrol as UCL student 2.Get UCL ID card 3.Register for central IT services in Foster Court –Obtain userid and password –No appointment – just turn up

4 UserIDs & Passwords Your account is your responsibility Don’t let anyone else use your account Change your password regularly Use the authentication service –https://myaccount.ucl.ac.uk

5 IT essentials Z card Your IT essentials Z card is part of the starter information pack. It contains: A summary of all points made in this presentation All of the website addresses mentioned

6 Helpdesk Helpdesk is the principal point of contact when things go wrong. Ground floor Science Library –Open regular office hours Mon - Fri. Phone: x –Reply within one working day

7 – is the mail system for new students Use your UCL address for all internal s One of the first s you receive will tell you your alias

8 – Access from your windows live account using: outlook.com oroutlook.com From the ISD web page You sign into windows live with your liveID NB: your address does NOT use the word ‘live’ Full details on the link on the ISD web page

9 Halls of Residence Broadband connection Available in some (not all) halls To check you can connect and to activate your line –Halls of Residence link on the ISD web page

10 WiFi eduroam wireless network everywhere (it’s free!) Look for the eduroam (or RoamNet) logo Connection surgery each week at Helpdesk

11 Portico Official source of course & personal information Update your address Select modules View your results portico.ucl.ac.uk

12 Moodle moodle.ucl.ac.uk Used in most academic courses –Resources –Activities –Communication Also contains key skills resources

13 MyPortfolio Curriculum Vitae BLOG images files external news notes links myportfolio.ucl.ac.uk

14 Key Skills development Use Portico for review and planning See resources at the Key Skills Website Use MyPortfolio to present evidence Academic skillsSelf-management skills Communication skillsInterpersonal skills

15 IT Training All training is FREE Self-paced materials –98,729 Video –Text Training Resources link on ISD web page Face-to-face training Book online IT Training link on ISD web page

16 IT Training – twice weekly drop in service DMS Watson Teaching Cluster –No booking necessary General IT help related to your work Specialist help –Statistical, Bibliographic, Graphics packages etc.

17 UCL Go! Currently this includes: –Alerts –Directory –Locations –Friend Locator –News - Library –Pocket Guide –Calendar Offers easy mobile phone access to UCL information. Access via mobile web browser: ucl.ombiel.co.uk

18 Student Timetables Web-based interface Personalised for you Department and Subject timetables available See what’s on, where, across UCL Student timetables link on the ISD web page

19 UCL Windows Desktop UCL offers a networked Windows service –Windows Desktop Computer Workrooms –Remote Cluster WTS Access via any web browser –Central file store Daily backups & archives Virus protection 250Mb of storage space

20 Printing Annual quota: –240 copies, then 5p per copy Printing double sided costs the same as single sided Pay online, or at top-up points More information: use the printing link on the ISD web page

21 And finally … Remember just 3 things: –Helpdesk – principal point of contact –All web addresses are in your Z cards –Most pages link from


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