Setting up your digital workspace
Your college account
The first thing you will need to do is access your student account.
You will need your password and student number. Your username to access SRUC systems is the same as your student number and your password will have been emailed to you previously so should have a copy.
Your email account
Everyone at SRUC is provided with an Outlook email account, which is an application in Office 365. Your student email account will be valid for the duration of your study.
Email addresses are formatted as email@example.com.
By using Office365 you are able to access your emails from any device at any time.
Saving your files
At SRUC, we use OneDrive as part of Office 365 to save files. OneDrive lets you save your files securely and easily. You can also access your files anywhere at any time from any device. There is no need to connect to the SRUC network.
You will also have access to network drives to store information on, but this will only be available when you are on campus or using the student desktop.
Working off campus
You can access all services needed anywhere, any time, as long as you have an internet connection. Some applications you can access quickly and easily on any device such as your email. Other services such as accessing specific software, can only be accessed by connecting to the college network via the Student Desktop or Virtual PC.
While you are studying at SRUC, there's a high chance that you'll need to print out some of your work at some point. To help with this, there are large multi-function printers (which can also scan and photocopy) situated on each campus. Here you will be able to print out your work in black and white or colour onto A4 and A3 paper.
You can access many of the systems you will use at college from a mobile device such as your smart phone: Outlook, One Drive, MYSRUC.
At SRUC you will have access to WiFi through Eduroam. Eduroam is a Wi-Fi service that is used by educational and research institutions all over the world. It allows students and staff to log in with the same details at any of them.
Which device and how to connect
This section will provide you with suggestions around the minimum requirements for a laptop or desktop, what your connectivity should be and some guidance should you wish to purchase a new device.
How to find help
Shared Service Delivery (SSD) can help students with a wide range of issues from; connecting to Wi-Fi, resetting passwords and helping you log on.
Let us know that you have your IT resources
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