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This page provides links to School and University policies, regulations and guidelines related to computing.

University policies, regulations and guidelines

School policies and guidelines



  • Legal - a summary of Acts and such like things which affect us, and some pointers to sources of information.
  • Privacy - a policy on access, by the School, to staff and student accounts.
  • Cookies - how we handle cookies and similar technologies.
  • Logging of information - data protection, interception and Freedom of Information requirements for logging.
  • Data protection statement for Informatics managed systems.

Self-managed and personal machines

  • Self-managed server room space - a policy on the way space is allocated and managed in the self-managed server room.
  • Network policy - a policy for self-managed and personal machines when connected to the University network.
  • Wireless policy - a policy on the use of wireless equipment.
  • Support - an explanation of the level of support provided for self-managed machines.
  • Platforms - a policy for supporting different computing platforms.
  • Security guidelines - guidance on what steps you should take to keep your self-managed machines secure.

Web publishing and social media



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System Status

Home dirs (AFS)
Other services
Scheduled downtime

Because of the cooling failure in Appleton Tower server room on Saturday morning, many services (including some AFS volumes) are still unavailable. All services should be working by Monday lunchtime.

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