With more and more staff moving to Gmail and students already on Gmail, we have now included a direct link to your Waikato Gmail account in “My Home” – there is a live counter of the number of unread emails you have, and if you click on the number displayed, it will take you . . . → Read More: Edlinked Myhome update
There is a new password reset service available to students which allows for a TXT based password reset instead of having to contact the IT Helpdesk. The new link to this service resides on the University’s Web Login page (circled below):
Once clicked you will be directed to the webpage (below) and requested . . . → Read More: New student password reset option
The University is moving to a new outsourced Internet subscription service for enrolled students in 2011. Lightwire has been contracted to provide Internet services to students on the Hamilton campus, within the halls of residence and via wireless. In addition, students will be able to access their Lightwire accounts in the Hamilton CBD, Wintec . . . → Read More: Lightwire: Student Internet access
You may have noticed a pair of large TV’s in the Education Cafe that students sometimes gather around. These screens are part of a pilot project we call GoogleWall, the goal of which is to help students and staff collaborate in groups through the Google Docs environment.
To get students collaborating on course work . . . → Read More: GoogleWall at the FOE
In the next few weeks the University of Waikato will become a member of the eduroam (educational roaming) network. Eduroam enables staff and students from participating institutions to obtain secure Internet access when visiting other participating institutions around the globe. A useful introductory video (below) provides an excellent overview of this service. If you . . . → Read More: Waikato eduroam access available soon