News

by Yeung Man

Since our last article (Ref: Network Computing Issue 43 – March 2005) on the Computer Account Management (CAM) System, the system has evolved to serve more than just simple maintenance tasks. Now it manages not only the accounts for students and alumni, but also those for staff, applicants, ex-staff ...

by Joe Lee

The Computing Services Centre (CSC) has provided multiple-choice examination marking and survey data capturing for more than 20 years. The high-speed scanner (NCS Opscan 8/50) for supporting these services has been in service since March 2001. As there are more and more ways to carry out multiple ...

by Maria Chin

After serving the CityU community diligently for 14 years, the Hard Copy Services (HCS) will retire on June 30, 2008. The HCS came into service in 1994. You see and walk by its productions everyday, for example, the big banners hanging above the red doors entrance to the Academic Building and those ...

by Raymond Poon

Before the inception of Banner - our University ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system, the Computing Services Centre (CSC) can only provide operational and transactional data regarding the efficiency of its services. Now armed with vast organizational business intelligence data derived from ...

by Noel Laam

The entire CityU community is reminded once again of the University's commitment to the protection of intellectual property and copyrighted material. The Computing Services Centre (CSC), as the administrator of the campus network, will take all necessary actions (e.g., blocking the network ...

by Angela Tang

The community of City University is expanding not just in the increasing number of student, alumni and staff, but also diverse relationships with the University such as prospective students/staff, visiting scholars, exchange students, retired staff, etc. Moreover it is common to have multiple roles ...

by Yeung Man, Peter Mok

The Computing Services Centre (CSC) offers a variety of IT services to the students and helps manage a lot other services jointly supported by the cooperative efforts of administrative and/or academic departments. Some of these services include the e-Learning service, the e-Portal service, the Email ...

by Noel Laam

In order to cope with the surging increase of student intake in September 2004, the Computing Services Centre (CSC) has adjusted the provision of student services and below is a brief outline of it. The CSC teaching studios and terminal rooms are all made available to the University for central ...

by Annie Yu

Jargons VPN VPN stands for "Virtual Private Network" and it is a way to provide remote access to an organisation's network via the Internet. VPNs send data over the public Internet through secure "tunnels". Therefore, if you decided to use the services on the CityU network from a remote site e.g ...

by Noel Laam

A Big Leap in Email Quotas As email now becomes an indispensable tool for communication, and with different forms of multi-media documents regularly being exchanged via email, providing sufficient disk quota to accommodate the email and its associated documents is as important as providing unfailing ...