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Informs and engages the UNB community on IT developments and news

Record your name for VoIP Listen to it on Outlook

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Posted: March 26, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Our Community, General Interest


Did you know? Thanks to the integration of your VoIP voicemail with UNB email, you can listen to your colleagues’ voice recording of their name from their Voicemail within your Outlook client so you know exactly how to pronounce their name before meeting them in person. To do this, within your Outlook client just hover your mouse over their name in the To: or From: field in an email and look...

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Everything you need in one spot at the IUC Café

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Posted: March 25, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest, Our Community


This week’s featured Study Space is the IUC Café located in front of the Science Library on the Fredericton campus. THE IUC Café has tables that seat four so you can socialize with friends or catch up on some quick group discussions while you grab a bite to eat before your next class. In the evenings, the IUC Café provides a less noisy atmosphere for  homework sessions away from...

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Get the UCard App and manage your UCard on the go

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Posted: March 25, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest, Our Community


Have a busy schedule and don’t have time to stop and reload your UCard from a computer via UCard Online or at the UNB Card Office? Load it on the go with the UCard App! What can the UCard App do for you? The UCard App allows you to check your balance from anywhere and add to your UCard Cash with ease. Lost your UCard and want to freeze it immediately to avoid someone else trying to use it?...

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Freshen up your UCard with a new selfie

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Posted: March 18, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you looking for a fresh new pic for your UCard, but are too busy to stop in and have your photo taken? Submit your photo from home, with UCard Photo online submission. (Available for FR & SJ) Take as many photos as you want to get the perfect UCard Selfie. With the ease of submitting your photo from home, you won’t have to worry about the weather ruining your hair, or makeup.  Don’t forget...

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Preview the latest myUNB News postings and more in the new myUNB Portal coming April 26

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Posted: March 18, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB Portal Project


Do you like to stay in the loop about the latest UNB news? The new myUNB Portal coming this April will allow you to preview the text in the latest myUNB News postings so you can get the information you need sooner, without even leaving the Portal. Curious about the latest UNB Research News or Press Release? The new Portal also provides a sneak peek at what’s new in the UNB Newsroom so you can...

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Quiet time in the Study Carrels at UNBSJ

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Posted: March 18, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Our Community, General Interest


This week’s featured study space comes to us from UNBSJ – The Study Carrels located on the second floor of the Hans W. Klohn Commons. If you are looking for a library atmosphere without actually going to the library, the HWK 2nd floor carrels are the place to be. Each study carrel is equipped with a reading light and an AC plug so you can read, bring your laptop, and charge your phone, all in...

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Recognize it Report it Stop it March is Fraud Prevention Month

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Posted: March 18, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest


Every day, millions of people around the world are victims of online financial fraud. Cybercrime is one of the Internet’s fastest growing industries, with sophisticated, well-organized criminal groups attempting to steal personal information and banking information to either steal from existing accounts or create new fake ones. The best way to protect yourself from online fraud is to be aware...

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Stay connected while on the go with the UNB App

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Posted: March 18, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Our Community, IT Announcements


Are you getting too busy to stop at a computer and catch up on UNB News or Events happening around campus? Have you missed an important guest speaker or a workshop in your field of study? The UNB App is here to help. The UNB App allows you to check your class schedule, UNB news, and the online events calendar, all in one place. With exams just around the corner, you can carry on with ease...

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Stay on top of your UNB email calendar and to-do s with the new Portal coming this April

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Posted: March 12, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects


Beginning April 26, it’s going to be easier than ever to keep track of your UNB email, schedule and to-do list. Thanks to its ability to fully integrate with UNB’s email services, the new myUNB Portal will tell you how many unread email messages you have in your inbox so you know right away when you’ve received something new. Not only that, it will also provide a preview of your Outlook...

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5 Odd Questions Ian Hathaway

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Posted: March 11, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest, Our Community


This week we are bringing you a new edition of 5 Odd Questions featuring  ITS’s own Ian Hathaway. We asked Ian was his role is in ITS:I am a Business Analyst Now, for the 5 odd questions! 1)     What has been your favourite age to be so far? I would say my current age of 29 has been pretty good so far. 2)     What time do you normally go to bed on a working day? Depends on the...

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Management Briefing - ECN Shared Services

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Posted: March 11, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Management Briefings


Federated Identity and SharePoint Pave the Way to True Shared Services ITS is leading a project within the Education Computing Network (ECN) consortium of universities and colleges in NB and PEI to advance shared services among its members to an unprecedented level. We’ve recently deployed federated identity, which allows users at different institutions to easily and freely login to resources...

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Share tasks with your colleagues using Microsoft Outlook

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Posted: March 11, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest, Tips and Tricks, Our Community


Are you looking for a quick and easy way to share a task with a colleague, but are not sure how to do so? Microsoft Outlook allows you to create and share tasks just as easily as setting up a new meeting within your calendar. At the bottom of Outlook Calendar, you can create tasks by double-clicking in the free space. To share a task, simply double-click on the task, and select the Assign Task...

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This week s featured Study Space Kick back in the HWK Student Lounges at UNBSJ

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Posted: March 11, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Our Community, General Interest, Tips and Tricks


Are you looking for a space on the Saint John campus to socialize with friends that is close to food and has a great view? The Carl “Satch” Russel Frazier, and Wayne and Denise Long Student Lounges might be right for you! Located at the north end on the second floor of the Hans W. Klohn Commons (HWK), these lounges have comfortable seating and a beautiful view of campus, making them the...

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A simple way to remove an image s background colour within MS Word

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Posted: March 4, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Design Desk, Tips and Tricks


Trying to remove the background colour from a  logo so you can use it in a document or email? Microsoft Word  has an easy way to get rid of the background of a simple image without using an elaborate photo editing program. (Note: instructions were written using Word 2010 and may vary slightly for Word 2013 or Word 2011 for Mac) 1. Paste the desired logo into Word. 2. Click on the image, and...

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Get your mobile device ready - New myUNB Portal coming equipped with a Responsive Design

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Posted: March 4, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community, IT Announcements, myUNB Portal Project


Beginning April 26, accessing the myUNB Portal from your mobile device is going to be a whole lot easier. The new myUNB Portal coming this April has a fully responsive design, making it easy to view and use on any device, whether it’s a laptop, smartphone or tablet. In addition to a responsive design, the new Portal will provide many of the helpful functions and features you already know in...

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How secure is your Android phone

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Posted: March 4, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: General Interest


If you still doubt the seriousness of malware on your phone, you may be in for a shock. An article released by CNBC claims that researchers have discovered over 5 billion downloaded Android apps could be in jeopardy of being hacked. What does this mean to you? If you download an app from an untrusted source, such as an unofficial Google Play store, it could be riddled with malware disguised to...

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Stop missing those important work calls - Start forwarding them to your mobile phone

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Posted: March 4, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: General Interest, Tips and Tricks, IT Announcements


Have a lot of running around to do on campus but don’t want to miss any calls to your office phone while you’re out? Your UNB VoIP phone has a Call Forwarding feature that allows you to redirect your calls to your mobile device or another phone if you know you’re going to be out of the office.  To setup Call Forwarding, simply push the CFwdALL button on your phone and input the number you want...

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