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IT Services Orientation Tours (Feb 2018)

24 Jan 2018


The next Orientation Tour is scheduled on:

  • Wednesday 7th February 2018 at 12pm

At the start of each semester, University of Malta students are invited to attend a 1 hour guided tour of the IT Services building. The tour also includes an overview of different IT facilities and services offered by IT Services. There are no fees involved.

Students are invited to register online to join for an orientation tour. New students must activate their UM IT Account in order to access the online registration system.

If a student is unable to attend the tour that s/he has registered for, IT Services kindly asks that the student cancels his/her booking online. Cancellation enables the student to register for another orientation tour.

Note that:

  • Online registrations and cancellations can be made up to 30 minutes before the commencement of an orientation tour.
  • IT Services also offers the possibility of organising orientation tours for study-unit groups upon request.

New Turnitin Document Viewer Interface

19 Jan 2018

The Turnitin Originality Report interface was recently updated. The new interface offers the same functionalities and tools for checking the originality of a submission as before, but with a simplified and more intuitive interface.

Note that this update does not alter the way Turnitin integrates with the UM VLE, and it has not affected the way tutors create or update Turnitin Assignment activities, nor the way students submit their work.

A quick tour of the upgraded interface is presented the first time staff and students access a paper submission. In addition, the quick guide New Turnitin Originality Report Interface - Overview gives an overview of the new interface.

IT Services Training Courses (Jan 2018)

10 Jan 2018

IT Services is organising the following training courses / workshops.

Only University staff may register for training courses / workshops organised by IT Services.


Workshops Dates  Venue Time
Designing your VLE Areas (Staff Only) Tue 30 Jan 0900hrs - 1200hrs
Using Turnitin (Staff Only) Wed 31 Jan  0900hrs - 1230hrs


Career Opportunities with IT Services

09 Jan 2018

Are you interested in being part of a young and dynamic team that services the diverse IT requirements of the University? Various career opportunities are now available at the IT Services.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 18th January 2018


UM VLE Unscheduled Maintenance

18 Dec 2017

Earlier today, the UM VLE had been under unscheduled maintenance. Issues have now been rectified and the UM VLE is working normally.

We apologise for the inconvenience caused. 

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