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  • Image for Windows 10 news item

    Windows 10 is coming ...

    Microsoft will be offering an automatic upgrade to Windows 7 and 8 users via their usual ‘update reminders’ from Wednesday 29th July. 

  • Box Cloud LU

    Introducing Box ...

    Secure file sharing anytime, anywhere, from any device. Box is Lancaster’s new cloud-based file-sharing service. Initially considered as a secure alternative to Dropbox, LU Box is now being developed as part of Digital Lancaster, making online collaboration easier.

  • Mobile device passcode screen

    Security Update for Exchange Email on Mobile Devices

    From 1st July 2015 onwards, in order for Staff and Postgraduate Students to receive their Lancaster University Exchange email and calendars on a mobile device they will be required to have lock screen security (such as a PIN or passcode) on the device.

  • Twitter competition

    Students, share your IT tips – with a chance to win a prize!

    We’d like you to tweet us the IT tips and tricks that have made a difference to your life and studies as a student at Lancaster. 

  • Office 365 email image

    Undergraduate Email Service - Changes to How You Access Your Email

    We have changed the way that webmail gives undergraduate students access to their email account. Office 365 email will now be redirected to the Lancaster University Office 365 portal at

  • Campus Wide Printing logo

    Campus print project

    A University wide print project is underway to deliver a better print service by providing a  standardised and reliable printing experience across campus for staff and students

  • New Office 365 image

    Office for Free

    Free Microsoft Office for Students and Staff.

  • Qualtrics survey imagte

    New Survey Software Available

    Qualtrics survey software is now available for free to all Lancaster University students and staff.

  • Office 365

    Free Microsoft Office for Staff on Personal Devices

    Lancaster staff can now access free copies of Microsoft Office for use online or on personal devices.

  • iLancaster UGA Tool

    Undergraduate Applicant Engagement Tool Awards Success

    The Undergraduate Applicant Engagement Tool delivered in iLancaster has been ‘Highly Commended’ in the UCISA (Universities and Colleges Information Systems Association) 2014 Award for Excellence.