May 2009

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We have lost ResNet service in Churchill hall.

The outage has been caused by a power problem starting at about 20:50 19/5/09. We apologise for this outage, we do understand that this is a bad time to be without access to ResNet.

We are currently waiting for a visit from the universities electricians to restore the power.

Update:

Power + ResNet restored at around 11:40 20/5/09

This is one of an occasional series of newsletters sent to ResNet subscribers. You can also read it on the ResNet blog at www.bristolresnet.net

Jobs with ResNet

Want to join the ResNet team? We are now recruiting for part-time technical support jobs with ResNet.

A job with ResNet offers competitive pay and excellent experience while working with and helping other Bristol students. It can be hard work but is very enjoyable, a chance to develop your skills, and great experience for future employers.

Jobs available start in September helping new students connect to ResNet, and some work continues term-time during the academic year.

The closing date for applications is 6pm, Tuesday May 26th 2009. For more details or to apply please see
http://www.bristol.ac.uk/is/computing/advice/homeusers/resnet/about/behindscene/vacancies09.html

Renew your ResNet subscription online

Many ResNet subscriptions expire at the end of the summer term – if staying on in halls for the summer you may need to renew. You can check when your subscription finishes at http://www.resnet.bristol.ac.uk/myresnet . Within a few days we will be lauching online payments for ResNet, so if you need to renew you’ll be able to log on to myResNet and pay there with a credit or debit card.

Wireless printing

Did you know that you can print from your own laptop on the wireless network to public printers in the Computer Centre or Arts & Social Sciences Library? We’ve just launched a new setup wizard to make this easy – see http://www.wireless.bris.ac.uk/print to try it.

Unfortunately we had an equipment  failure here over the weekend that left various residences on St Michaels hill disconnected from ResNet. The equipment has now been replaced and service is back to normal.

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