MC Password Reset Tools

You can now reset your MC password using the new MC web password reset tool, this removes the need for students and staff using BYOT devices to use an MC computer or device to reset their password. To use this tool you can simply go to our knowledgebase article found here or you can use the following […]

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Introducing MyFiles (WebDAV)

Ever wanted to access your network files from home. Ever want to just grab one file out of your U drive when putting together your reports. Introducing MyFiles. MyFiles allows access for staff to their files stored on the College file servers. ICT Services has been working on a solution in this space for sometime […]

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Changes to New User Account Setup Process

Dear Staff, To help streamline the new user setup process, we are updating the way we process new staff accounts to a digital form. This process will be for all new teaching staff, ancilliary staff, prac teachers, releif teachers, etc.With this change a new Google form has been created and it must be completed by a […]

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Beyond Screens | Tom Uglow

As creative director in the Google Creative Lab, Tom Uglow sees a disconnect with how we design to deliver information, and what makes us happy. Tom Uglow has worked at Google for nearly 8 years, starting Google’s Creative Lab in Europe and, since 2012, building a Creative Lab in Sydney, Australia. His team work on […]

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Apple loses more ground to Google’s Chromebook in education market

Apple is no longer the undisputed head of the K-12 class. For the first time, Chromebook sales surpassed 51% in the K-12 market nationwide in the third quarter, according to a recent report by market researcher Futuresource Consulting. The surge reflects a fundamental shift in how American schools are buying tech in bulk and assessing […]

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End Users Demand Their Own Holiday

Once a year, IT pros across the globe bask in the glory of their very own holiday: SysAdmin Day. It’s a splendid 24 hours during which IT heroes are showered with gifts, respect, and long-overdue appreciation for the tech fires they extinguish (sometimes literally) every day. However, it’s not all cake and confetti for some […]

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Ransomware Reminder

A reminder to all Macquarie College staff and students to continue to be vigilant as Ransomware is about and has been found in small through to large businesses both nationally and locally, in many cases completely crippling the businesses computer systems with large amounts of lost data. What is Ransomware? Ransomware is a type of […]

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Changes to Service desk – Now for both ICT and Maintenance Requests!

All Staff, The Service Desk has been altered slightly this year to cater for both ICT and Maintenance requests. Self Service Portal Staff can use the Self Service Portal to login and review service requests online. Staff can update and view the status of existing service requests, and updates will be recorded in the Service Desk system. The Self […]

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ICT Reminders for 2014

All Staff, As we start a new year I’d like to remind you of two important ICT policies. These policies are the Acceptable Use of ICT Facilities and its associated guidelines; and the ICT Purchasing policy. Both of these policies can be found here. The Acceptable Use of ICT Facilities policy governs all use of ICT […]

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