Windows 10 upgrade in teaching and study spaces


[05 June 2018]

Over the summer, from Monday 25 June, Windows managed computers in teaching and study spaces will be upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10. This includes all libraries, teaching labs and lecture theatres.

We're making this change because Windows 7 will soon reach end-of-life and Microsoft will eventually stop providing security updates. The upgrade will ensure security of our systems and will streamline services with Office 365.

Existing software that works with Windows 7 should work with Windows 10. However, if you are concerned please follow the advice below.

  • If you are teaching or holding an event over the summer, please get in touch and we will provide you with a remote test of Windows 10 on your current PC.
  • If you will be teaching in the new academic year, please ensure that you have checked your materials on the new system before term starts.

To see the full timeline, read guidance documents or to find out more information about specific or specialised software, please visit our Windows 10 upgrade webpages.