New student guide to IT services

[05 August 2014]

Each year IT Services produces a guide to the facilities and services available to students. The 2014/15 edition has just been completed and a PDF version is now available online at

IT student guide

The guide covers key aspects of IT services including:

  • Username and password
  • Keeping safe online
  • Learning about IT
  • Blackboard
  • MyBristol
  • Gmail, Google Calendar and Drive
  • Remote Desktop
  • Wireless
  • ResNet
  • Study spaces
  • Library resources
  • Printing
  • Software
  • Filestore
  • Available support

Students starting at the University in September will receive a printed copy during registration. Copies will also be available from the Service Desk in the Computer Centre and in the Libraries from the start of term.