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The Research Excellence Framework (REF) drives the allocation of around £1.7 billion of public money for research each year. From the 1 April 2016, journal articles and conference proceedings must be available in an open-access form to be eligible for the next REF. HEFCE and other research...
ULCC will perform its annual black building test for the data centre on 10th November between 07:00 and 09:00. This forms part of our annual proactive testing of our data centre fail-over capacity. This means the normal mains power feed to the data centre will be switched off, with the load...
Are you or your team going to be this year’s winners of the Learning Technologist of the Year Awards? ULCC are happy to annouce that we will be sponsoring the Association for Learning Technology Learning Technologist of the Year Award 2015.  The Awards celebrate and reward excellent practice...
We have recently experienced a Denial of Service (DoS) attack on our network and some of our external customer may have been affected intermittently. We have been working with Janet UK to block the offending source of the traffic and Janet UK have now confirmed that an IP block is in place. The...
Yesterday a major security hole, GHOST (CVE-2015-0235), in the Linux GNU C Library (glibc) was identified by researchers at cloud security company Qualys. This vulnerability enables hackers to remotely take control of systems without even knowing any system IDs or passwords. Following analysis...
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No agencies please The Role We are looking for a suitably experienced individual to support the Software Services team, the Learning & Teaching team and the Delivery teams to ensure that customers are led through their transition to a hosted Learning & Teaching service based on Moodle...
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London, UK: The University of London Computer Centre (ULCC) is pleased to announce another milestone in its Learning & Teaching division, which now supports over 3 million registered users across the UK. ULCC hosts and supports Virtual Learning Environments for over 150 Higher and Further...
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UPDATE // DECEMBER2014 We have now concluded an extensive investigation and have produced an incident report, investigating the root cause of the network failure, corrective actions taken and a preventive action plan. Please find attached the Incident report for the network outage which resulted...
What is POODLE? Poodle is the name of the vulnerability discovered by three researchers at Google. The vulnerability affects the way the SSL encryption happens on sites using HTTPS (i.e. banks, twitter, Google, some of our Moodle sites...etc) Why is it a threat? When a web server and a web...
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No agencies please The Role The University of London Computer Centre (ULCC) is looking for a Junior Development Officer to develop and test products and tools. The role will provide opportunities to assist in the development, implementation and modification of software components from...

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