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There is no doubt that Cambridge courses offer a very tough challenge, but our students relish this. We demand a lot but we have a good deal to offer...

There is no doubt that Cambridge courses offer a very tough challenge, but our students relish this. We demand a lot but we have a good deal to offer...

96% of Homerton students are employed or in further study within 6 months of graduating – higher than any Russell Group university, including the University of Cambridge as a whole.

We are the University’s newest college, though we’ve been in Cambridge for 120 years, and in London for over 125 years before that.

96% of Homerton students are employed or in further study within 6 months of graduating – higher than any Russell Group university, including the University of Cambridge as a whole.

We have a huge, leafy site in gorgeous gardens

There is no doubt that Cambridge courses offer a very tough challenge, but our students relish this. We demand a lot but we have a good deal to offer...

We have a huge, leafy site in gorgeous gardens

All our undergraduates can live on site throughout their course if they wish

Our undergraduates study 35 different subjects from Anglo-Saxon to Zoology

There is no doubt that Cambridge courses offer a very tough challenge, but our students relish this. We demand a lot but we have a good deal to offer...

We have 600 undergraduates – 50% men, 50% women - and 800 graduate students in our community

There is no doubt that Cambridge courses offer a very tough challenge, but our students relish this. We demand a lot but we have a good deal to offer...

Each academic year we spend over half a million pounds on outstanding welfare provision for our community

We have a huge, leafy site in gorgeous gardens

We have more en-suite rooms than any other Cambridge College, and our rents are the lowest in Cambridge

IT: Software & Hardware Support

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Homerton I.T. Department can provide support for a variety of network, hardware and operating system issues that students may experience with their computers. The support is free to all Homerton Students.

Hardware Support

Hardware support is dependent on other workloads that the department is experiencing and also dependent on the system in question. Please contact us with details and we'll see what we can do. If we can't fix it, we often know where you can get it fixed.

Data recovery

We can help recover deleted/wiped data and data lost from system crashes but not from hard drive physical failures. This also includes usb sticks and external hard drives. This will require you to provide media to copy the recovered data to and may require some of your time to select the data you wish recovered but apart from that it is free. If you have lost data and wish for it to be recovered, you should stop using the disc that the data was lost from as soon as possible.

Virus infection

We can help in system recovery and virus/malware removal. Typically this can take upto 2 days to complete, depending on the virus/malware present. If the operating system is beyond repair, we can help with data recovery and reinstallation of the operating system although this tends to be a last resort.

Free Antivirus/Antimalware Software

In no particular order:

For Windows

http://www.avast.com/free-antivirus-download
http://www.free.avg.com
http://www.avira.com/en/avira-free-antivirus
http://www.malwarebytes.org/
http://www.safer-networking.org/

For Mac

http://www.sophos.com/en-us/products/free-tools/sophos-antivirus-for-mac-home-edition/download.aspx
http://www.clamxav.com/

Advice

Whether you have a computer problem, require advice on a new computer/peripheral purchase or software, please feel free to contact us.

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