News

December 2011

by Joe Lee

The following is a brief update of the recent changes in the Academic Building 2 (AC2): - New room numbers for AC2 will be adopted in Semester B 2011/12. These new room numbers were used when the ARRO’s class scheduling data was loaded into the CSC Teaching Studio Booking System on 6/7 Dec. The ...

by Joe Chow

What is the Microsoft Student Option (MSO) scheme? To encourage use of IT and use of genuine software, this scheme entitles CityU’s students to use one university subscribed copy of the latest version of Microsoft Office (“the software”) during the licensed period (1 October 2011 to 30 September ...

September 2011

by Tony Chan

Microsoft launched its latest web browser Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) in mid-March 2011. In comparison with IE8 and IE7, IE9 is clearly faster, cleaner and safer than its predecessors. In addition, Microsoft has derived a table to show that IE9 outperforms some rival browsers in terms of performance ...

by Joe Lee

The Computing Services Centre (CSC) announced on 25 May 2011 that the university will cease the support of Windows Vista (Win Vista, SP1 and SP2) upon the termination of support for Vista SP1 by Microsoft starting August 2011 (actually, Microsoft officially terminated the support of Win Vista SP1 on ...

March 2011

by Joe Chow

The Notebook Ownership Programme (NOP) has been run for many years and had always been one of the most well received programmes for students since the programme addressed their learning needs with notebooks at high discounted prices. This year’s NOP roadshows were held during 6-10 December 2010 and ...

by Joe Lee

In the last Semester Break (20 Dec 2010 - 8 Jan 2011), the Computing Services Centre (CSC) replaced the five years old HP dx6120 computers with new HP 8100 Elite computers. Below shows the major configurations of the new Elite computers: Processor Intel Core i5-750 (2.66 GHz, 4 MB cache) Chipset ...

by Joe Lee

The CityU has recently subscribed the SAS Education Analytical Suite (EAS). Apart from the fundamental products bundled in the EAS foundation offer, some optional SAS products which are currently used by departments for teaching and research are also included in the contract. Under the Terms and ...