IT Service now offers OneDrive for Business instructor-led training via the staff development workshops page. We also have OneDrive for Business video courses available via LinkedIn Learning.
Once you’ve registered for Multi-Factor Authentication you can reset your password 24/7 without having to contact the IT Service Desk.
Once you've registered for Multi-Factor Authentication you can reset your password 24/7 without having to contact the IT Service Desk.
The first time you login to your University of Worcester student account, you will be prompted to register for Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA).
Several file storage options are available to use at the University of Worcester.
It’s important that you use the appropriate platform when storing work files, we strongly encourage the use of cloud storage where possible.
Business-critical data should be stored on your Departmental SharePoint site. If you do not have a site yet, please use the O: Drive or request a SharePoint site via the IT Service Desk portal.
Store work files that aren’t business-critical to your department/school using OneDrive for Business.
OneDrive for Business is one of Microsoft’s cloud storage solutions within the Microsoft 365 suite.
You can use OneDrive for Business to store and share your personal work files that aren’t business-critical.
SharePoint is one of Microsoft’s cloud storage solutions within the Microsoft 365 suite.
Departmental SharePoint sites are designed for storing business-critical files required by your department/school.
The O: Drive is our on-site Departmental storage solution and requires our wired corporate network connection or Windows Virtual Desktop to access.
You can use the O: Drive to store your department/school’s business-critical files.
We advise to use cloud storage solutions where possible such as OneDrive for Business however we understand that sometimes there’s no choice but to use portable storage media such as a USB flash drive or an external USB hard drive.
If you have a requirement to use portable storage media please ensure that it is protected using BitLocker.
Learn more about using portable storage safely
Information Assurance covers a range of information related legislation including information security, data protection, document and record management and freedom of information. Information systems and the processing of data, both personal and non-personal, underpin the University’s activities and are essential to its teaching, research and administrative functions.
It is therefore essential that all members of the University play their part in safeguarding the availability, integrity, confidentiality and authenticity of the information they hold or access.
For more information about information security and data assurance, please visit the Information Assurance website.
Learn more about Information Assurance
The Records and Document Retention Schedule describes the time periods for which records should be retained by the University in order to comply with operational and legal requirements, including data protection legislation.
The Retention Schedule relates to both paper and electronic records (hard and soft copies).
Learn more about the Records and Document Retention Schedule
This course is available via LearnUpon. This is a self-paced course aimed at developing a broad awareness of Information Security issues among University staff. It lasts approximately 100 – 110 minutes including a test at the end.
Learn more about this course
This staff development workshop presents an overview of data protection legislation and sets out the University’s legal obligations. Practical guidance for staff is provided to enable best practice when dealing with personal data.
Learn more about Staff Development Workshops