Register for Amazon Web Services (AWS) Educate Program to Redeem AWS Credits and AWS Educate Classroom

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Educate Program banner

Source: https://aws.amazon.com/education/awseducate/ Amazon Web Services (AWS) Educate is Amazon’s global initiative that provides an online education platform to accelerate cloud-learning and to prepare for the cloud-enabled jobs of tomorrow. Through AWS Educate, students and educators have access to free content and programs, and free promotional credits to be used in teaching and learning. HKU has enrolled in […]

New Features of Microsoft Teams and Zoom

New Features of Microsoft Teams and Zoom

Microsoft and Zoom Video Communications, Inc. have both introduced new features and added enhancements to their products, Microsoft Teams and Zoom, respectively in the past few months. Major new additions useful to general users are highlighted below: New Features of Microsoft Teams New Features of Zoom 1. New Features of Microsoft Teams a. Live caption […]

n Security and Personal Data Protection Awareness Week 2020 – New Normal Security Information Security and Personal Data Protection Awareness Week 2020 – New Normal Security

ISDM Awareness Week 2020

The “Information Security and Personal Data Protection Awareness Week 2020 – New Normal Security” (hereafter “Awareness Week”) will be organized on 2-6 November 2020 for increasing University members’ awareness on information security and personal data protection. This is an annual event co-organized by Information Technology Services (ITS) and the University Data Protection Officer; and supported by Centre […]

Retirement of the MyReview System

The web-based conference and paper submission system, MyReview, will be retired on 4 January 2021 due to no usage in the past two years and the software has been without maintenance support. In case you have any questions on the above, please feel free to contact the undersigned. Angelo Cheung e-Services and Data Technologies Team […]

Central Coordination of Software

central coordination of software

ITS has been coordinating various software items for use by University staff and students throughout the years to enjoy the benefits of educational discount, economies of scale and savings from administrative overheads for individual purchases. This service has been well received by staff and students. The current software items include Microsoft 365, Zoom,  Qualtrics, SPSS, etc. […]

End of Life of Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 and Edge Legacy

IE end of life

Microsoft has announced that Microsoft 365 apps and services will no longer support Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11) by August 2021. Source: Microsoft 365 apps say farewell to Internet Explorer 11 and Windows 10 sunsets Microsoft Edge Legacy Here are some key timelines to highlight in regard to the retirement of IE11 and Edge Legacy: […]