IT news

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Published Feb. 11, 2021 1:49 PM

On Tuesday February 9 the University Board decided that the IT departments at UiO will be reorganized. The project "Organizational Development of UiO's IT Departments" have been working on this for some time, and the implementation of the project board's recommendation  is now decided. 

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Published Oct. 27, 2020 9:14 AM

UiO is currently participating in a pilot, or a trial, for Feide login with the ID-porten. This means that you can select "Logg inn med ID-porten" instead of entering a UiO username and password when logging in to a service that uses Feide login.

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Published Sep. 25, 2020 3:59 PM

On Sunday September 27th, there will be a change in Zoom. The change is from Zoom canrally, and is not a UiO setting. The change is that meetings that are not password protected (have a passcode) will have a waiting room whether you want to or not.

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Published Aug. 13, 2020 1:47 PM

On Friday 14 August, there will be a small change in Zoom at UiO. It consists of that when you create a new meeting, whether it is a lecture or a meeting with many or few participants, the setting for the meeting to be password protected will be pre-selected

Published June 3, 2020 2:52 PM

The University of Oslo has an institutional agreement with Google, giving you access to not only Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Drive through your UiO user, but also to the Google Cloud Platform. This gives you the opportunity to use a lot of really clever models to help make your data acquisition and analysis easier. One of those models is their Speech to Text-service.

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Published Apr. 1, 2020 11:15 AM

Recently, UiO started using Zoom for both digital teaching and video meetings, and the use of Zoom at UiO has seen tremendous growth in the past weeks. But with the use of new tools new questions arise. Here, UiO's head of IT security Espen Grøndahl answers the most important questions.

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Published Mar. 24, 2020 8:51 PM

The numbers tell the story: Graphs and numbers showing the move to working from home.

At first, it was gradual and quiet. From March 9th, more and more meetings were postponed, canceled or changed to video meetings. But on March 12th came the message of strict measures to prevent the spread of the corona virus: UiO is closing its buildings. But students and staff must continue their work digitally.

Published Jan. 16, 2019 8:22 AM

Many already use Google's products for interaction, sharing and co-writing from their private accounts. Now, G Suite for Education is also available for all UiO users.

Published June 7, 2017 12:07 PM

UiO has chosen to clarify the rules regarding automatic forwarding of e-mails to gain control of personal data and other information that should be protected.

Published May 12, 2017 2:09 PM lets you change your password, helps you out if you have forgotten your username or password and lets you register new users. Go to our new service,, for all your password needs.

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Published June 1, 2016 9:00 AM

The University of Oslo (UiO) has many wireless networks. You may have seen this if you have ever set up wifi in your computer, smartphone or tablet. The closing of the “uio” network will make it easier for you to choose the right network in the future.

Published Mar. 30, 2016 1:44 PM

UiO has transitioned to a new backup system. This means that the regulations have also changed. The biggest change is that backup files are now stored for 90 days, which is shorter period of time than earlier.

Published July 24, 2015 2:56 PM

All printers at the UiO will be transferred to a new printing solution. The new solution provides an option for secure printing, meaning that you must present your employee or student card to get your print-out at the printer. Most printers are transferred to the new system during the fall term 2015.

Published June 22, 2015 10:49 AM

Do you use Remote Desktop to connect to your office computer from home or while on the go? If you want to continue doing that after July 1st, you need to create a new shortcut for the connection. You can get started using the new solution from June 15th.