Vidyo at your own desk

08/14/2019 - 10:42

Click the image to download more help on using Vidyo from your own desk.

Handling Groupwise Appointments

08/02/2019 - 11:35

Counter the confusion... Let us explore the differences between:

Decline, Decline with options or Delete a Groupwise Appointment if you are the recipient of the appointment Edit a Groupwise Appointment if you are the creator of the appointment

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Gartner Client Testimonial

03/29/2019 - 14:31

The IT department use Gartner for years now to gain insight into the future of Technology and Information as well as for strategic advice, especially when we have to make multimillion rand long-term decisions.

The NWU has extended its Gartner license to all students and staff. You now... read more

Motivation Tuesday

11/20/2018 - 11:05Motivation Tuesday

Motlokwe Thobejane, VC's IT Director, started an initiative called motivation Tuesday –which provides members of the team the opportunity to share a motivational message, be it in the form of a short video clip,audio, song, article, blog entry, or the like. It started with... read more

Fix your incorrect browser caching for the NWU website

09/25/2018 - 14:20 */

After recent issues with the NWU website, it has come to our attention that some people may still see the web errors on their own individual devices (even though the site is up and running):



This is because some webpages are still incorrectly cached (... read more

Office Telephones: Change Service Class & Pick Groups

09/25/2018 - 08:48Office Telephones: Change Service Class & Pick Groups


The Service Class determines what type of calls may be made from the extension, e.g. Internal (on campus or between campuses) or International.

Pick groups enable a pre-set group of extensions to answer each other’s calls... read more

5 Outrageous email statistics

06/06/2018 - 12:54

Almost half of all email content is spam! Only 55% of emails contain legitimate content, while the rest falls into the spam category.

Clearly, our spam filters are working harder than ever – but how many spam emails is that in total?... read more

Video conferencing@NWU

Video Conferencing@NWU

11/14/2017 - 10:28

If you have to join an external video conference meeting, the host will choose the video conference platform (the software used to con­nect) and provide you with an invi­tation ( usually an email containing a meeting URL). The host will de­termine the appointment time and should coordinate a... read more