IT Services: weekend maintenance 28-29 January 2017

19 January 2017

IT maintenance

This will affect access to SRS Web and Timetabling systems.

The maintenance work will start at 7am on Saturday 28 January through to 11:59pm on Sunday 29 January.

We aim to minimise disruption, however you will notice interruptions to some IT services over the weekend.

Access to web resources including SITS, SRSWeb, Timetabling and Service Desk will be unavailable for a period on Saturday.

Network upgrades will be taking place at 115 New Cavendish Street affecting, CG.10 – CG.49, C4.01 – C4.04 and the 5th Floor Library.

Access to all services will be disrupted on Sunday whilst essential network maintenance is completed.

You will still be able to access Blackboard, Office 365 and Google Mail.

Why we have planned maintenance weekends

Maintenance weekends are planned to enable us the time to carry out essential systems upgrades and also test our business continuity processes. We do this work during weekend periods to minimise disruption to teaching and business functions.

There are three scheduled weekend maintenance periods per year.

The dates are planned a year in advance and are published on the University website along with other key dates in the University Calendar (PDF).


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We offer highly attractive practice-based courses that are independently rated as excellent, many with international recognition. Our distinguished 175-year history has meant we lead the way in many areas of research, particularly politics, media, art and design, architecture and biomedical sciences, and our position in the city of London allows us to continue to build on our close connections with leading figures and organisations in these areas as well as in the worlds of business, information technology, politics and law.

Our commitment to educating graduates for the needs of professional life attracts high quality students from within the UK and around the globe.

Internationalisation, employability and sustainability are key elements in the University of Westminster’s vision for the future and we strive to ensure the very highest standards are met and maintained.


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