Desktop and personal computing
Desktop and personal computing services including open-access computers, printing, software and information security.
In dedicated rooms, plus libraries and cafes
Printing, copying and scanning
Information Services' centrally managed print/copy/scan services for staff and students including :- Cloud (pull) Printing, Mobile Device Printing, Open Access Poster Printing, Account and Print Credit Information.
The selectPrint scheme is an IS centrally managed service allowing you to easily lease, support and maintain a range of printer-photocopier-scanner devices (also known as multi-function devices or MFDs) within the University.
The Software Services team manage several deals for software used at UoE on behalf of the University.
VPN (Virtual Private Network)
Even if you are not based in Edinburgh it may still be worthwhile to register for the University's Virtual Private Network (VPN).
Activating your University WiFi account, connecting your devices and troubleshooting any issues.
Accessing network homespaces or shared spaces.
Supported desktops are machines which are joined to the University’s infrastructure. Benefits include login with a University User Name, remote software installation and screen sharing with support staff.
Information on buying PCs through the University Select PC scheme.
IT facilities for conferences and events
Information Services provides IT facilities for conferences and special events organised via Edinburgh First.
A Dropbox-like file hosting service for Staff and Research Post-Graduates (PGRs)
Various methods of remotely accessing services, computers and file stores from outwith the University.