• Removal of old recordings in Collaborate

    Removal of recordings in Collaborate prior to the 22/23 AY As last year, we will be removing older recordings from collaborate . This is for two main reasons – the first and most timely is that we need to reduce our overall storage footprint. The second is to set up…

  • Turnitin service incident on 22/4/24

    Turnitin has reported an incident on 22 April 2024. Turnitin, Turnitin UK, iThenticate, Crossref, and users accessing Turnitin via an integration are currently experiencing an unexpected service incident.  We appreciate your patience with any technical issues; the similarity report generation may be slow at the moment. We recommend checking Turnitin’s…

  • Turnitin scheduled Maintenance for 20/4/24

    Turnitin has maintenance scheduled for 20 April, 2024 that prevent any use of Similarity and originality check . The disruptions are also expected in feedback studio and other services of Turnitin from 15:00 – 20:00 BST. We anticipate that there may be service issues following this planned downtime as well,…

  • Turnitin scheduled Maintenance for 16/3/24

    Turnitin has maintenance scheduled for 16 March, 2024 that prevent any use of Similarity and originality check . The disruptions are also expected in other services of Turnitin from 14:00 – 18:00 BST. We anticipate that there may be service issues following this planned downtime as well, so we appreciate…

  • A New Video Service Is on Its Way – Integrated Video Project Update

    The Integrated Video Project is entering an exciting new phase as we work towards the release of a brand new service to support the creation and distribution of video content for education and all other areas of the university. Today, we’re excited to announce the selection of a new video…

  • Archival of YuJa Content – Important Notice

    In early August, we communicated our intentions to purge older and unused video content from YuJa, a necessary step towards managing our escalating storage demands. A technical hitch caused us a slight delay, but we are now positioned to commence the archiving process on Friday, 10th November, at 9am. We…

  • Update: Integrated Video Project Schedule

    There’s been a slight delay in the procurement phase of this project. Despite this, I’m pleased to announce that the Invitation-to-Tender has been issued on Public Contracts Scotland, where we’re awaiting responses from vendors. Importantly, this delay does not affect our target launch of June 2024. We’ll still be running…

  • Removal of recordings in YuJa 

    Removal of recordings in YuJa  Over the past few years, we have spoken about how we will be removing older recordings. This is for two main reasons – the first and most timely is that we need to reduce our overall storage footprint. The second is to set up and…

  • Changes coming to Messages in Organisations

    On Friday, 14, July 2023, we will be turning off Messages in all Organisations. What is happening? Messages will be disabled in Organisations. Neither staff nor students will be able to send messages from any Organisation. There will still be a letter icon next to instructor names in the “Organisation…

  • Archival of 7-year-old content from My Dundee (2023)

    Now that all modules that start in Semester 1 or 2 of 2023 have been created (this includes all modules coded SEM01, SEM12, and SEM02), it’s time to return to the process of archiving modules older than seven years. As part of our annual process, we archive modules older than…