Try it Out If you see this button DON’T FORGET TO CLICK ON IT!
How to Log into the College Network Press CTRL-ALT-DELETE on the keyboard. Username: cu+number e.g. cu123456. Your CU number is on your ID card. Password: date of birth, ddmmyy, e.g. 021282 (if you were born on 2nd December 1982).
How to Change Your Password Press CTRL-ALT-DELETE on the keyboard. Select ‘Change Password’ from the options. Existing Password New Password Click to Change Password
Password Hints Choose a password that you will remember. If you forget your password you will need to visit IT Network Services. Your tutors cannot change it! Choose a password that others will not guess. For extra security use a mixture of numbers, letters and capitals, for example: 20reDCollege13
Saving Your Work (Overview) You can create and save documents using your Office 365 account. Your OneDrive account is the most secure way to save your work. It offers 1TB of storage space. You can use your account to work from anywhere that has internet access. Work saved on the desktop can also be uploaded
How to Log-in to Office 365 1) You can access OneDrive from E-Bridge by clicking on Email in the red bar and selecting OneDrive. Use the same log-in details as you used to access the computer: Username: cu+number e.g. email@example.com. Password: date of birth, ddmmyy, e.g. 021282 (if you were born on 2nd December 1982).
Using Office 365 Click on the ‘OneDrive’ button on the top right hand side. Click on ‘+new’ and select the type of document that you would like to work on.
Software Applications You can access the different software applications that you might need for your course through To see the full list of software available click on ‘All Programs’. You can also enter the name of the software you need in the search box.
Printing Most printing is done in black & white. Colour printing is available at certain locations around the college including the Brook Centre. You are provided with 100 credits per term. Printing in Black & White will use one credit per page. Printing in colour uses three credits per page.
Printing If you run out of credits and need to print your work you will have to buy more. They can be purchased from the online store. The cost of the printing credits is as follows: CostNumber of Credits £110 £350 £5100
Overview of E-Bridge Every time you open Internet Explorer E-Bridge will open as your home page. E-Bridge provides you with information about your course and the college. There are a number of different services such as the student email which are accessed through E-Bridge.
Log-on to E-Bridge You can log-in to E-Bridge using the same username and password you used to log-on to the computer. Username: cu+number e.g. cu123456. Your CU number is on your ID card. Password: date of birth, ddmmyy, e.g. 021282 (if you were born on 2nd December 1982).
College News and Events All the latest college news can be found on the eBridge home page. Check this regularly to keep up-to-date with the latest information.
Student Information Information related to your course can be found by clicking on the ‘My Home’ button. This includes all the information for your course and any messages that you have received. Information related to your enrolment at the college can be found by clicking on the ‘Student Intranet’ button. This includes the forms that you may need to help you with you studies.
Student Intranet The Student Intranet contains documents and information that you may need at the college. Below are the main headings from the Student Intranet.
Updating Your Details It is very important for you to inform the college about any changes to your contact details particularly your phone number. There is a ’Student Change of Contact Details Form’ on the Student Intranet. You must log-on to before you can complete this form.
Updating Your Details To find the form Click on the ‘Student Intranet’ link from the top menu (not the quick link). Click on the Student Intranet link Click on the form at the bottom of the menu
Your Personal Profile You can also update certain parts of your personal profile. After logging on to E-bridge you will see your photograph in the top right hand corner of the page. Click on the photograph to see your personal profile.
Accessing Student Email The college provides every student with their own email account to use for college work etc. You then log-on using your the following username and password: Username: firstname.lastname@example.org Password: ddmmyy, e.g. 021282 You should find it very familiar if you have used Microsoft Outlook before.
Accessing Diagnostic Tests During the first few weeks of your course you will need to complete both the literacy and numeracy initial & diagnostic assessments. Once completed, the results will appear in e-Tracker after a few days. These tests are important for you as they ensure that you are studying a course at the correct level.
Accessing Diagnostic Tests To access the tests click on ‘My Home’. You must log-in to access the tests. Scroll down to find Course Overview Click on the ForSkills link
Commitment to Study (Health and Safety Form) You must complete the Commitment to Study Form as part of the induction process. The form can be found by clicking on ‘My Home’ on the menu bar. The form is at the bottom of the menu.
Induction Checklist Have you completed the induction checklist? You must make sure that you complete this fully during your first six weeks. To complete the induction checklist click on the ‘My Home’ button and look for the checklist in your list of courses.