Staff

Key staff at partner institutions can be provided with Queen Margaret University IT accounts in order to gain access to resources such as the library and the Hub (QMU’s virtual Learning Environment). 'Key staff' normally includes Programme Leaders, Module Co-ordinators and Programme Administrators.

Process

  • Teaching staff CVs must be approved before IT accounts are set up. CVs for new staff should be sent to the Partnership Development Officer at kwilson@qmu.ac.uk who will liaise with staff at QMU to get the necessary approval.
  • Once the CV is approved the Access QMU form should be completed and returned to the Partnership Development Officer who will liaise with the Collaborative Academic Lead and IT to get the QMU account set up.
  • Once the IT account is live, IT will email log on details to the new account holder, using the non-QMU email address supplied on the Access QMU form.
  • The Collaborations Administrative Officers will add new account holders to Hub sites required.
  • Please note that because there are various stages to this process, it can take up to three weeks to complete. We will try to process new accounts as quickly as possible but sometimes there can be delays.

Passwords need to be reset every 60 days. (This is for security reasons.) The best way to manage this is to register for Self-Service Password Reset.

Visit http://aka.ms/ssprsetup in your web browser and complete the sign-up process using your existing @qmu.ac.uk email address and password. You will be asked for some details that will allow the system to verify who you are when you need to reset your password.

After you complete the registration process you can use the following link http://aka.ms/sspr or click on "Can't access your account?" on the sign-on page to reset or unlock your account from any device.

Advice on requirements of password can be found in following link - https://www.qmu.ac.uk/study-here/learning-facilities/it-services/support/

For support in resetting passwords or other issues relating to access to QMU please email Assist@qmu.ac.uk

IT accounts expire after one year. Expiry dates are monitored by the Partnership Development Officer. Every year we will liaise with the partner institution to confirm who is still teaching on the programme, which accounts to extend and which to disable. Accounts will be disabled if we are told that staff have left.

More information about using QMU's library resources can be found on the Library website.

Information about the Hub and other applications can be found in the Learning Technologies web pages.

Students

Each student matriculated at QMU is provided with a University email address and network account, which will be fully operational within 24 hours of matriculation.

Subject to the agreement with the partner institution, students will normally have access to QMU electronic resources (texts, journals and databases). For those that do, Learning Resource Centre inductions can be arranged where staff will explain to students how to use the resources. A suitable time for this should be negotiated with the Liaison Services Manager (contact either the Collaborative Academic Lead or School Office for help). Similarly, for students with on-site library access, induction sessions can be arranged – just ask at the LRC Service Desk.

Extensive information about the use of the Learning Resource Centre is available on the website: For specific queries, email Assist.

For those programmes that use the QMU Hub, students will be given access to Hub sites once they are fully matriculated and the School Office has registered them on their modules. If there is a problem with a student's access, contact Collaborations@qmu.ac.uk to check the student's record.

 

Collaborations and Partnership Development

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Collaborations and Partnership Development

Sheila Adamson Partnership Development Manager
0131 474 0000