- Student Computer Labs
- Computer Lab Timetables
- Computer Lab Support
- PC bookings and calendars
- After Hours access and support
- For Research Students
- Introduction to PCs and Windows - PDF
- Protecting your PC files
- Policy on the Use of University Information and Communication Technology Resources
All students are given free email and web access, including links to all University libraries and their databases. You will automatically be subscribed to a postgraduate email list to receive important information about seminars, workshops and courses.
- Email - important information, set-up directions and email lists
- Email Account Administration Page - to set vacation message, check usage, forwarding, etc.
- Email Account login - webmail interface
Medline, CINAHL, Psychinfo, Social Science Index and other relevant databases are available via the Library webpage if you are connected to the University server. You may also access them, along with other databases, via computers in the libraries.
The Sydney School of Public Health has a large computer lab situated in Room 330 on the third floor of the Edward Ford Building (A27). The Lab, available for students studying at the School, has networked PCs with a range of word processing, spreadsheet and statistical software. Students also have access to the Physiology Computer Lab, located in the Anderson Stuart Building (F13). These labs are often booked for classes - so please check the timetables:
- Timetable for access is on a printed sheet on the door of the computer lab.
Please contact the ICT Helpdesk :
By telephone on +61 2 9351 6000
Helpdesk support is available from 8:00am to 9:00pm AEST Mondays to Fridays.
Access to the computer lab
If you need to access the computer lab at times when the Edward Ford building is closed (most evenings and all weekend), you’ll need to get this access added to your student card. Contact the Office for Teaching and Learning in Room 329 of the Edward Ford Building to arrange this.
If you are planning to use the School's IT resources, you should also be familiar with the Policy on the use of University Information and Communication Technology Resources.
You may also find these documents useful resources:
- Check your printing quota here
- Sydney mail and Skydrive information
- Free internet access for students
- Access the internet on your mobile when on campus or type in m.sydney.edu.au
A desk and computer of your own
If you are a full-time PhD student the School endeavours to provide you with an office space with a desk and computer while part-time students are generally based at their place of employment or work from home. All students are given free email and web access, including links to all University libraries and their databases.
To organise a desk space:
If you are based in the Edward Ford Building, contact:
Edward Ford Building (A27)
Phone: +61 2 9351 4367
If you are not based in the Edward Ford Building see your supervisor to organise space.
To organise a computer, contact:
Ask your Supervisor to contact ICT about your computer needs.
By phone The ICT Helpdesk number is +61 2 9351 6000
By email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Policy on Computer and Software for Research Students - PDF
- Policy on Sending Email Attachments to Mailing Lists
It is also possible to dial-in from your own office computer. The Medical Library has the forms you need to fill in to get access to this service, but you will probably also have to see the computing support staff to make sure your computer is hooked up correctly. Contact: the ICT Helpdesk number is +61 2 9351 6000 or by email
Other databases are also available, including Cochrane reviews and internet journals. You can also set up access from home; details are available from the Library.