IT Community Forums

Lunchtime events (lunch provided!) and conferences for all the University's IT staff. Join the Distributed IT Community email list to hear about upcoming events.



12 April: UofG UX

Digital Content Officers Kat Husbands and Kelly Arnstein share two work-in-progress case studies.


9 February: GDPR

Intro: Mark Johnston, new Director of IT Services

GDPR: Gemma Tougher and Diane Montgomery


18 Aug: Summer conference: Future Proof IT

12 Jun: To patch or not to patch - that isn't the question!

Collegues from various Schools, Colleges and IT Services share their recent experiences with the 'Wannacry' vulnerabilities, engendering a conversation on how we could do more to mitigate risk and raise awareness.


14 Feb: Mobile security & GDPR


  • Mobile Device Encryption - Chris Edwards, IT Services
    University laptops and other mobile devices need to be encrypted - what are the best methods, and how can we achieve this?
  • EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - Stacey Harper, DP/FOI Office
    Whether or not the UK leaves, the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply from 2018. Find out what the key changes will be.


8 Dec: Office 365


11 Nov: Desktop computing


9 Mar: Web Application Security