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University IT network down 2nd, 3rd June

The university network will be shut down for essential security work over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend. As a result there will be no IT services available in either of the learning centres this Saturday and Sunday, 2 and 3 June. This means you will not be able to log into learning centre PCs or…

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Maximise your employability with LinkedIn

The time has come to join LinkedIn! LinkedIn a useful tool for Students and Graduates alike and is another way in which to get yourself noticed by potential employers in ‘the real world’. But this is just the tip of the iceberg… 7 reasons why LinkedIn is useful to students at Hallam: LinkedIn features highly…

Wi-Fi at SHU

There are a large number of Wi-Fi hotspots located around Sheffield Hallam University. You can connect personal devices, such as laptop computers, smartphones and PDAs to these hotspots (as long as you comply with the university IT rules and regulations). You can find out more by searching for “Wi-Fi” on shuspace. Once you’re connected you…

Using folders to organise your work

Your computer stores your documents, music, videos and the rest of your work using something called a filesystem. On a Windows computer this filesystem works in the same way as a real filing cabinet by allowing you to organise your files into folders. Using folders to organise your work can save you a lot of…

Understanding the F: drive

You’ve probably heard of the F: drive, but you might not be certain about what it is – this post will give you a quick introduction. What are drives? Drives are devices which store files, such as the documents you create for your university coursework. There are several different types of drive: Local drives –…