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UIS newsletters

The comms team publish regular e-newsletters and bulletins for UIS internal staff and the wider IT University community. Please get in touch with the team if you have something you'd like to share or need support to circulate important information.

UIS internal weekly e-news - UIS Update

Publication date: Every Friday with the exception of public holidays

Deadline for submissions: Thursday 12:00 noon


Content features and topics

Business news:

  • Services news: share any milestones, challenges, impressive stats or important upgrades. Name people who have gone the extra mile to resolve a service problem. We publish service status reports monthly.

  • Project updates: share significant milestones, thanks to colleagues who have played an important role. Best practices and challenges through the project activity.

 Staff news:

  • Staff moves: inform Comms and the Admin Office of any team staff changes including, secondments, shadowing, 'acting up' roles.

  • New staff: inform Comms and the Admin office of any new joiners, including temp and short term contractors.

  • Staff 'shout-outs': share praise and thanks for a team or individual to recognise a piece of work, this could be a small achievement or a gesture of goodwill. We'll share where space permits.

  • Team news: as above and in addition, we have a 'meet the team feature' which gives the opportunity to introduce and your team, explain roles and responsibilities.

  • Staff personal interests, hobbies and achievements: it's great to understand colleagues life outside of work. Have you completed a fun run, embarked on an interesting past-time, are part of a band, or have become a landscape gardening, poet, or artist during lockdown? Share your achievements accompanied with photo or video evidence!


  • UIS workshops, Business Briefings, seminars/staff talks: If you're facilitating a meeting or workshop which may be useful to others we may be able to add these to our events section.

  • University events: forward any relevant university events or training opportunities.


  • Internal secondments, temporary positions, shadowing opportunities: these can be listed in our jobs section and further details on the jobs intranet page. 


UIS bITe-size bulletin

The bulletin is a monthly round-up of UIS news that is relevant to the wider IT community.

Publication date: Usually the last day of the month 

Deadline for submissions: approximately the 23rd day of the month 


Content features and topics

Services updates: important upgrades, decommissioned services and new services. 

Project updates: milestones reached or indeed delays; new projects and any relevant updates.

Events: IT-specific events or training opportunities can be listed. Engagement events to keep the IT community informed on UIS activities 

Jobs: The jobs section is often a popular feature to our readers. Get in touch if you have a technical position to fill.