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IT Services Orientation Tours (Oct 2018)

13 Sep 2018


The next Orientation Tour is scheduled on:
  • Thursday 4th October 2018 at 5:30pm
  • Friday 5th October 2018 at 1:00pm
  • Wednesday 10th October 2018 at 1:00pm
  • Friday 12th October 2018 at 1:00pm

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.

Recruitment of Computer Lab Attendants

13 Sep 2018

IT Services will be recruiting University students to assist in the supervision of computing facilities on campus during academic year 2018/19.

  • Positions are open to all University students except those in their first year of studies.
  • Preference will be given to applicants in possession of ECDL Advanced certifications. Other qualifications related to computing and experience on Mac OS will be considered an asset.
  • The payment rate is €4.31 per hour. A student can work up to a maximum of 8 hours per week. The posts are available during academic year 2018/2019.
  • Applications should be received by Thursday 20th September 2018.
  • Further information about the responsibilities of computer lab attendants is available here.


Scheduled Maintenance

24 Aug 2018

IT Services will be performing scheduled maintenance on Sunday 2nd September 2018 between 04:00 and 07:00am. During this time, the following services may be unavailable:
  • AIMS
  • Corporate laptops
  • Pages and documents in the UM intranet.

We apologise for any inconvenience, and will endeavour to complete the maintenance as soon as possible.

New Gmail Interface

21 Aug 2018

As you may have already noticed, a new Gmail interface has been available for some months on an opt-in basis.

If you have not yet opted-in, your Gmail will automatically change to the new interface on 18 September 2018. We recommend that you start using the new Gmail interface from now by signing in to Gmail, clicking the Gear icon (top-right corner of your inbox), and selecting Try the new University of Malta Mail


Note that the old Gmail interface will no longer be available after the 16 October 2018.

IT Services Training Courses (Sep 2018)

09 Aug 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 11 Sep 0900hrs - 1200hrs
Using Turnitin (Staff Only) Thu 13 Sep 0900hrs - 1200hrs
Designing your VLE Areas
(Staff Only)
Mon 24 Sep 0900hrs - 1200hrs


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