Blackboard, Sympa, Timetables, DIVERSP and other services unavailable between 8am and midday on 17th June

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[12 June 2015]

Due to essential security patching of servers, Blackboard, DIVERSP, Library systems and mailing lists will be unavailable between 8am and midday on Wednesday 17th June.

  • Blackboard
  • Sympa mailing lists
  • Personalised and online Timetables

DIVERSP/ DataHaven database

DIVERSP/DataHaven underpins a number of web based services which will be unavailable during this time.

Affected services DIVERSP/ DataHaven

Faculty and Schools

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Research website
  • Graduate School of Education
  • Medical School website
  • Medical Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Politics
  • School of Modern Languages website
  • Teaching and learning
  • Theatre collection
  • Latin American studies - Nineteenth century adventurers in Gran Colombia

Support Services and tools

  • Staff development
  • Printing Services website
  • e-reserves
  • Careers Advisory Service website
  • CMS (editing function)
  • Confluence Wiki service
  • Online prospectus
  • Personnel Intranet
  • Public Relations Office - Event Programme
  • Syllabus Plus Online Timetables
  • Development and Alumni relations office
  • Accommodation website
  • Business Objects reporting on "Accommodation External Properties" 


  •  ResNet online registrations
  • Manage My ResNet
  • ResNet automatic status monitoring

IT Services apologises for any inconvenience this may cause. Please contact the IT Service Desk if you need further information.