Digital and Technology Services

We're here to support

There are a number of ways you can get both 1-2-1 and remote support to help you get up and running with your devices and IT equipment in your first few weeks.
This page was last updated on 31 January 2022 at 14:32 (GMT)

Help and support

During the start of each academic year, we provide additional support to help you get set up and connected to a wide range of IT services. 

check_circle   Go through the steps on the Before you start and When you start pages

check_circle   Watch your Faculty IT Induction session and learn all about the IT services available

check_circle   Get help from student IT tutors on campus

check_circle   Access support throughout the year at our Smart Bars

check_circle   Call our IT Service Desk 24/7 on 0115 95 16677


Smart Bar

The Smart Bar is a term-time service offering peer-to-peer IT support and advice on a wide range of queries, including your IT account, laptop and mobile devices, email, Office 365, Teams and software options.

check_circle   Ask for help at our virtual Smart Bar via Teams, Monday to Friday 10am - 6pm.

check_circle   Get in-person help on campus at our physical Smart Bar in Hallward Library, Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm.

IT Support Tutors

Our IT tutors will be on hand when you arrive on campus to provide on-the-spot support and help you get set up. 

Welcome Fair (University Park Campus)

Our tutors are available at the Welcome Fair on C Floor in the Portland Building on University Park. 

Find us from 10am to 4pm on the following dates in these locations: 

  • Tuesday 1 February - inside the Welcome Zone
  • Wednesday 2 February - outside the Atrium

You can also visit our main Smart Bar in Hallward Library, University Park.


Faculty IT Induction

All new and returning students were welcomed in 2021 to attend an online IT Induction to discover more about services on offer. Each session lasted around 45 minutes and was recorded.

To watch your induction, click the recording link shown below: 

For Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate Taught (PGT) students
FacultyRecording from 2021
Medicine and Health Sciences Watch the recording
Engineering Watch the recording
Science Watch the recording
Social Science Watch the recording
Arts Watch the recording


For Postgraduate Researchers (PGR)

A separate IT Induction session was held for PGR students: 


IT induction presentation



If you have any follow on questions after your IT Induction, can post questions on the virtual Smart Bar.

Contact our IT Service Desk

Our dedicated IT Service Desk is available to help with all your IT needs and our experts will help resolve IT queries.

check_circle   We offer specialist support with IT accounts, passwords, Multi-Factor Authentication and all other IT services

check_circle   Call on 0115 95 16677 to log a support call

check_circle   Open Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm


University of Nottingham

University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5151
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 3666
email: Contact us