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Computer accounts

This section contains information about your St Andrews University computer account

Apply for a sponsored, non-personal or secondary account

All sponsored, non-personal and group secondary web accounts must now be applied for via the web forms available in UniDesk Self Service.  This includes re-sponsoring accounts.

Visiting scholars with a staff ID number

If a visiting scholar has a staff number he or she should come to the IT Service Staff with their staff ID card or other identification and collect a staff account. If it is necessary to apply for a computer account for a visiting scholar in advance of their arrival, please complete the staff account application form on their behalf.

External Examiner accounts

The Examinations Office will create external examiner accounts.  Please contact the Examinations Office by email at examoff@st-andrews.ac.uk.

WordPress

WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool and a content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. It has many features including a plug-in architecture and a template system.  WordPress is currently the most popular blogging system in use on the Internet

MySQL

MySQL is the world's most used open source relational database management system (RDBMS).  Free-software-open source projects that require a full-featured database management system often use MySQL.  The MySQL development project has made its source code available under the terms of the GNU General Public License.

MySQL is a popular choice of database for use in web applications, and is a central component of the widely used LAMP open source web application software stack (and other 'AMP' stacks). LAMP is an acronym for "Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl/PHP/Python."

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Contact the IT Service Desk

Log a call using IT Self-Service

itservicedesk@st-andrews.ac.uk
(01334 46) 3333

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

Term Time 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

January 2018 Opening Hours
View our detailed schedule at
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