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Teaching and Learning Desktop: summer upgrade

26 June 2013

ISD will be upgrading the current Myriad and Cluster WTS 2000 services to Desktop@UCL over the summer.

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The new desktop service will provide a number of enhancements to the teaching and learning experience, including:

• Modern desktop services providing flexible 'anywhere, anytime' access via the web

• Wide range of applications including Office 2013

Rollout will start in early July and complete before the start of the 2013/2014 academic year.

The project team are seeking help for testing teaching applications on Desktop@UCL. If you would like trial the desktop and assist with the testing, please email

Learning and teaching spaces will start to be converted to the new desktop in mid-July. The project team will be publishing the full schedule shortly.

It’s important to note that there will a period of coexistence of current desktop services (Myriad and Cluster WTS 2000) and the new Desktop@UCL over the summer as the rollout progresses. All teaching applications will be made available by the start of the next academic session.

Further details on how the rollout will affect the learning and teaching community and information about available training will follow later in the summer.

If you have any queries related to Desktop@UCL, please get in touch with the project team by emailing

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