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Reopening of the IT-ServiceDesk at SuperC and the Printing Service at Seffenter Weg 23

April 27th, 2022 | by

Soon back on site for you! The IT-ServiceDesk in SuperC and the printing service in Seffenter Weg 23 will open for personal contact. (Source: Freepik)

May 02, 2022 is the day: The IT Center’s IT-ServiceDesk takes a big step toward normality. Both the SuperC support location and the printing service will reopen for personal contact. While the opening is subject to the appropriate conditions and hygiene measures for your and our protection and to counter the spread of the Corona pandemic, it will finally be possible to print posters, posters and co. at the IT Center, Seffenter Weg 23, and pick them up in person again starting next Monday, May 02, 2022. Consultation at the IT-ServiceDesk in the SuperC will also resume. Please note tha we are also part of the RWTH initiative “We keep wearing masks”.

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Cable Tray Conversion – Turmstraße Construction Site

April 25th, 2022 | by
Aerial view of the bridge Turmstraße

Source: Peter Winandy

Starting May 2, 2022, the construction site for the major demolition and new construction of the Turmstraße bridge will begin and is expected to be completed in December 2023. The bridge has exhibited significant damage since 2013 and is continuously deteriorating. Due to a performance audit commissioned by the city of Aachen and an expert opinion, these damages cannot be rehabilitated. Therefore, the city of Aachen has decided to first demolish the bridge and then rebuild it. Further information about the construction site are available on the official website of the city of Aachen. Read the rest of this entry »

IT-SAD: IT-Security Awareness Days 2022

April 22nd, 2022 | by

From the 2nd to the 19th of May 2022, the IT Security Awareness Days will take place for the third time. During these three weeks, a total of 17 online lectures will be held on the topic of IT security (only conducted in the German language). The lectures will be organised by various universities.

So far, the TU Braunschweig, TU Dresden, KU Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Uni Göttingen/GWDG, Uni Osnabrück, Uni Duisburg-Essen and the Uni Köln are actively involved. Read the rest of this entry »

New E-Mail Lifecycle Started – What you Should Know!

April 20th, 2022 | by
letter box on house wall

Source: Pixabay

If you weren’t part of RWTH Aachen University for a while, you might already know it – the E-Mail Lifecycle. For the e-mail domain it is starting today again. That means, if you have left the RWTh, it will be checked regularly if your mailbox is still in use – if not, it will be deleted. In this article you will learn how this works and what you should pay attention to. Read the rest of this entry »

RWTHonline Survey 2021 for Employees – Results are online!

April 14th, 2022 | by
Diagrams, reports, graphs

Source: Freepik

In August and September 2021, we conducted a RWTHonline survey for employees that focused on the user-friendliness of RWTHonline from a technical perspective. This survey was aimed at staff of the faculties and central university administration who regularly work with RWTHonline.

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The Archive Migration – What has Happened so far…

April 13th, 2022 | by
Typewriter with paper "Update

Source: Pixabay

The archive migration is an important step in the transition of long-term data storage at RWTH Aachen University. Whereas research data can be archived on the Coscine integration platform, the DigitalArchive provides long-term storage for data without a research context.

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New Participant Management in RWTHmoodle

April 11th, 2022 | by
Handy on a tablet with "Latest Update"

Source: Freepik

Whether it’s a new coat of paint on the wall, a new favourite shirt, or a new haircut. At some point, everyone needs a change. Therefore, the design of the participant management in RWHTmoodle has also changed.

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The IT Center Picture Puzzle: Finance, Personnel & Organisational Support Department

April 6th, 2022 | by
Interview with FPO Department

Source: Own illustration

#MeetMeMittwoch: Recently, we started our series “The IT Center Picture Puzzle” and you were asked to form a word from four pictures that stand for a department of the IT Center.

The word we were looking for, “administration”, has already been uncovered, but you can read and discover about the corresponding interview, the introduction to the Finance, Personnel & Organisational Support (FPO) department as well as exciting insights from the head of department Sarina Franzen and the deputy head of department Axel Taraschewski in this blog post! 🙂

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Facelift 2022 – The IT Center Blog Relaunch

April 4th, 2022 | by
Announcement photo with orange ribbon

Announcement for our blog relaunch, Source: Own illustration

NOW ONLINE! Since 2015, we have been providing you with useful information about our IT services for your studies or your work at RWTH Aachen University on our blog. With fun & facts on various topics, we lighten up your everyday life at university. After seven years, a relaunch was due and our beloved blog got a facelift. What changes can you see?

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April 1st, 2022 | by
Symbolic image for #ITbites

Quelle: Eigene Darstellung

In social media and on the Internet in general, there are thousands of tricks and creative solutions to make everyday life easier – so-called lifehacks.

We also want to provide you with helpful tips from the IT sector and thus simplify your everyday work. Shortcuts, tutorials, tips and tricks – that and much more awaits you in our new series #ITbites, which we launched in February 2022 for and with you. Read the rest of this entry »