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PA55W0rDs ar3 Ch@ng!ng

The wisdom is simple; a strong password is a long password (and more rhyming fun later in the post).  That’s why, from February 24 2016, new ITS passwords created must be ten characters or more.  Currently, Sussex ITS passwords have to be

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Make the most of LinkedIn

Social media that works for you It might be that you’ve just graduated or that the idea of approaching your final year is making you think about what’s going to come next.   Or maybe you’re considering graduate opportunities, summer

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Chromebook loans

Did you know that, armed with just a library card, you can borrow a laptop in the library?  We’ve been working with the library to provide this new service that allows for a six-hour loan of a Chromebook before they’re put

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The first draft of this blog post was written in the cloud, in a handy version of MS Word that goes by the name of Word Online and follows us around from computer to computer, hanging above us in the webosphere.  When you log in to

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Printers Work Harder Than Ever

Last Monday saw a record level of printing on campus for most sheets printed in a single day. Whilst some students have been able to shift over to the e-submissions system and online facilities now minimise the need for printing

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