How to change your preferred language to English in Moodle

– April 11, 2017

When you log into Moodle for the first time, you may have Finnish as the default language. You can change the language to English yourself but obviously it is a hard task if you don’t understand Finnish. With the help of these pictures, you will be able to change the language setting: First, log in […]

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Change the VLC media player to the default in Windows 10

– January 25, 2017

In Windows,  the default media player is Windows Media Player. However, we recommend you change the default to VLC media player; it is a free, open source multimedia player that plays most multimedia files. In order to do this, you need to install VLC on your computer <https://www.videolan.org/vlc/>. This is how you can then change the default […]

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How to make a black and white PDF file

– January 20, 2017

When you print files to the printing queue via email,  you cannot help the fact that the colour files will be printed in colour. In case you want to print more affordable black and white prints, you have two options: When you are fetching your print from the Canon printer, use the printers menu options […]

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Autodesk software for students

– December 7, 2016

NB. only non-commercial use is allowed. Check out Autodesk University, they offer online courses for free. 1. Go to https://www.autodesk.com/education/free-software/featured 2. To register, choose a product and then create an account (or if you already have one, sign in). Start creating the account by filling out the form with Finland as your country, student as your role and […]

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Electronic exam system (Exam): General info

– February 24, 2016

We recommend to use the Exam system with Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Apple Safari.   General info What is the Exam? Signing in to Exam Exam rooms opening hours Exam guidelines Exam attempts Exam rules What is the Exam? Exam is a system that allow students to take exam independently in the Exam room. […]

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Electronic exam system (Exam): Students Guide

– February 24, 2016

We recommend to use the Exam system with Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Apple Safari.   Students Guide How to register to an exam Exam visit How to cancel or change your registration Taking your exam Taking a paper exam Adding an Office document as an attachment Adding an picture (Paint) as an attachment Exam […]

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VPN connection using Global Protect (Palo Alto)

– November 16, 2015

If you are using any Apple products, Android devices or a Windows desktop, laptop or Microsoft Surface Pro, you should use Palo Alto’s Global Protect to create a VPN connection to OUAS network. Global Protect uses IPsec or SSL for protection, depending on the situation. Desktops and laptops (both Windows and Mac) Mac desktop/laptop: use […]

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Security checklist

– September 4, 2015

Now, when the action is in full swing and everyone is back from the holidays, our security officer gathered this-security checklist, particularly for the staff, but it has benefits to others too: Install any software updates, including those programs that you have installed yourself. Update the mobile device operating systems and programs. Check your own […]

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You can save and share your files in the Microsoft OneDrive (for Business) cloud service

– September 2, 2015

NB! IT services do not take backups from the files in the Microsoft 365 cloud service. The amount of data is so enormous. You are responsible for backing up your own files in Onedrive/Sharepoint. Remember to take caution for ransomware that could encrypt your files so you cannot reach them anymore; the backups of your […]

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Hola service (and similar) must not be used through OUAS IT systems or VPN servers

– June 4, 2015

Use of Hola free VPN service is prohibited in OUAS IT systems. There is serious risks when using Hola. Using Hola you disseminate other unknown Hola users telecommunication like a VPN proxy and lately there has been lots of discussion about deficiencies in data security of Hola network. Using Hola and other similar free-VPN services […]

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