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Staff Desktop

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The fundamental aim of the staff desktop is to provide a supported and enabling service for Windows PCs and laptops.

Key features of the new Staff Desktop include a faster login process, self-service software application management and improved security.

The staff desktop has been designed to meet the needs of our diverse user base and balances enabling user autonomy, productivity and flexibility with maintaining management and security.

What is included with the Staff Desktop?

Operating System

Windows 10 (64-bit)

Core Software Applications

Microsoft Office 2016

Web Browsers (Edge, IE, Firefox, Chrome)

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

Nitro PDF

Media Players (Windows Media Player, VLC)

Anti Virus Software (F-Secure)

eduroam Configuration Utility (laptops only)

Cisco Anyconnect VPN client (laptops only)

Self-Service Software Applications

The Software Center portal has been provided to allow staff to search, install and remove software. 





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Contact the IT Service Desk

Log a call using IT Self-Service
(01334 46) 3333
 Message us on Skype for Business
(Mon - Fri, 09:00 - 17:00)

Level 2
University Library
North Street
St Andrews
Fife KY16 9TR

Opening Hours
Mon - Fri
: 08:30-18:00
(front desk support
from 09:00)

Sat: 10:00-17:00
Sun: 11:00-18:00

The IT Service Desk is closed
for staff training on Fridays
between 09:30 and 10:30