Google Apps for Education

  Google Apps for education is a free suite of programs provided by Google to support universities, colleges, and schools. They include: 1.  Google Mail (Gmail) 2.  Google Drive (Google Docs, Google Slides, Google Sheets) 3. Google Sites 4. Google Groups 5. Google Calendar 6. Google Keep 7. Google Forms   Google Apps can be…

Pile of Books

Information on Library Fines

After feedback from students, Sheffield Hallam will now send out advanced reminders informing you when your books are due back BEFORE they start incurring fines. From the start of 2nd semester we will be trialling this new service. To help ensure you don’t incur fines we will email you: Two days in advance of the…

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Help on Emailing tutors directly from shuspace

We’ve heard that some students have been having trouble emailing tutors directly from shuspace. When you click on the link, for example joe.bloggs@shu.ac.uk it will automatically try to open up Microsoft Outlook to use as an email client. This is because all staff use Outlook rather than Google Mail and because of this, an error…

Gmail Spam

What is spam?

Spam e-mails are unsolicited messages sent to a large number of recipients. A spam e-mail may advertise products or services, ask you for information, contain malware and so on. I’m receiving spam but I never gave my address out? A spammer doesn’t need to know your e-mail address to send you spam. They may have…

Subscription Options for the shuTech Blog

Subscribe to a blog

A blog can be a valuable source of information. Blog content can change often, and so you may find yourself checking for updates on a regular basis. If you follow several blogs then this process can become very time consuming. One solution that we have discussed before is to use the blog’s RSS feed. Another…