IT Network Service At Risk in Selected Locations – Saturday 18 November, 08:00 – 10:00 hrs
Scheduled Maintenance Report for Cardiff University
The scheduled maintenance has been completed.
Posted Nov 18, 2023 - 10:00 GMT
In progress
Scheduled maintenance is currently in progress. We will provide updates as necessary.
Posted Nov 18, 2023 - 08:00 GMT
What is being done?
IT network services in the following locations will be at risk, due to essential electricity works by the Estates department.

This may affect workstations and servers connected to the IT network (wired and wireless), telephone services and buildings energy management systems.

When is it being done?
Saturday 18 November, 08:00 – 10:00 hrs.

Who will this affect?
All Staff and Students using IT and network services in the buildings below, whether on-site or via remote access.

Academic buildings:
Aberconway building
CARBS Postgraduate Teaching Centre
CARBS Postgraduate Study Zone (formerly Guest Extension)
CASSIM Library Store
John Percival buildings
Julian Hodge (now National Software Academy)
Talybont site - Southgate House and the gym (student accommodation at Talybont will not be affected), and the Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS).

Student accommodation:
Student houses on Colum Road (3, 8, 9-11, 26, 55, 85, 100, 124-130, 148-156)
Student houses on Colum Place (6-10)
Colum Hall (87/89 Colum Road)
Aberconway Hall.

How will this affect IT service users?
Please see above. IT service users accessing these buildings are advised to save their work regularly during this period.

Further Information
• Regarding electrical works, please contact Colin Jenkins ( or Nicholas Driscoll in Estates Department.
• Regarding IT service impacts, please contact IT Support - Telephone +44 (0)29 2251 1111,

Why is it being done?
This forms part of maintenance activities.

Christopher Dickson – Service Manager
Posted Nov 08, 2023 - 09:53 GMT
This scheduled maintenance affected: Computers, Software, & Printing (Desktop, Laptops, & Mobile devices, Printing, Copying, & Scanning, Published Applications (Horizon), Published Desktops (Horizon)), Communication & Collaboration (Desktop Telephony, Microsoft Teams, Yammer, Zoom), and Network (Wired Network Connectivity, Wireless Network Connectivity, Virtual Private Networks (VPN)).