Using UTS College computers

If you wish, you can use your own device across the UTS College campus and WiFi is available to all students on campus. Alternatively, there are UTS College computers located in the following Break Out areas:

Break Out areas Days Hours
Blue Building
  • Level 2 (Open area)
  • Level 5 (Open area)
Monday-Friday – Academic terms and outside Academic terms 8am to 6pm
CPSU House
  • Level 3
  • Level 4 inside HELPS Centre
  • Level 4 outside HELPS Centre
Monday-Friday – Academic terms and outside Academic terms 8am to 6pm
Harris Street 645
  • Level 1 (Behind Lifts)
  • Level 3 (Behind Lifts)
  • Level 4 (Behind Lifts)
Monday-Friday – Academic terms only 8am to 9pm
Harris Street 609 
  • Ground Floor (Lobby Area)
Monday-Friday – Academic terms only 8am to 6pm

Computer usage

All computers have the software available listed below.

General Software Multimedia Tools Acad/FDN Tools
CDT Test Audacity Blue J
Lockdown Browser Open VLC Java 8 Update 144
7 Zip Adobe Flash builder Java 2 SDK
Adobe Acrobat Adobe Shockwave Player Java SE Dkit 7
Office Suite EndNote Mathematica
Google Chrome   Minitab
Internet Explorer   Notepad++
    Putty
    Visio
    Project
    Cisco Lab Packet Tracer
    Adobe Premiere
    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe PS
    Adobe Animate
    Adobe Bridge
    Adobe InDesign
    Adobe Dreamweaver
    Adobe Light Room
    Adobe Fireworks
    Adobe Audition
    Adobe Media Encoder
    Adobe After Effect
    Adobe Extension Manager

1. To log in to a UTS College computer, press any key at the login screen.


2. Read the 'Condition of Use' and press 'OK'.


3. Enter your username and password:

  • Username: Your student number,
  • Password: Your password, and
  • Click the arrow button to finish.
1. To logout from a UTS College computer, click the start button on the bottom left corner.
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2. Click the icon highlighted below.
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3. Click 'Sign Out'.
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Campus computer

1. You can print your documents by logging into an College computer directly from the application that you are using. For example, if you are using Microsoft Word you can use the keyboard shortcut CTRL + P, or go to the File > Print, the default printer selected will be VirtualQueue.
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Cloud printing

1. You can upload your document to the cloud printing portal from any device such as laptops, tablets or mobile phones. You must ensure the attachments you want to print are compatible for printing.

2. Go to the College Cloud Print web portal and login using your student ID and password.


3. Click 'select files...' button and choose the document you wish to print from your device.


4. After choosing the document, they should be listed like the example shown below. Ensure that the status is under 'Waiting for release' before logging onto the computer next to the printer to release your job.

 

Releasing a print job

1. To release your job that you have just uploaded, you can login to the computer next to the printer using one of the three ways:
a) Swipe your card using the card reader to instantly log you in. This is found at the top of the computer-based release station,
b) Enter your account details using your student ID and password, and
c) Enter your primary number (barcode) located at the bottom of your student card as shown below.


2. Select the listed documents and click the 'Print' Button to release them.
 

Adding value to College Cloud Print Account

1. Login to https://print.insearch.edu.au and click on ‘Top Up’ on the top left corner as shown below:
 

2. You will be redirected to another link requiring you to login using your College student ID and password.


3. The first time you login to the website, you will need to tick the checkbox to agree to Terms and Conditions and click the ‘Create Account’ button to proceed.


4. Click ‘Add Value.


5. You will be asked to choose the amount you would like to top up. Please note that the minimum to top up is $3.


Printing costs

Paper size/Colour Copies Duplex
A4 B/W $0.11 $0.19
A3 B/W $0.21 $0.36
A4 Colour $0.40 $0.80
A3 Colour $0.80 $1.60

In order to make it comfortable for all students to use the UTS College computers, please follow these common-sense rules.

  • Do not bring in food or drinks as there are common areas located on every level,
  • Do not change settings or modify the system,
  • Do not remove cabling or hardware from the systems,
  • No malicious attempts to damage system physically or with malware,
  • Any issues regarding malicious damage will result in failure to comply with policy,
  • Do not play games or other leisure activities, everything is monitored,
  • No sharing of passwords, log out after each use,
  • No connecting to Ethernet ports located across campus,
  • Keep the area clean and tidy as it is shared by everyone,
  • Please throw all rubbish in bins provided,
  • Breaches of policy will be dealt with in accordance with the Non-academic Misconduct Policy.

IT service desk hours

You can get all the computer related support you need from the UTS College ITDS Service Desk. The Service Desk can be contacted by dialling 7000 on the phones in each teaching room and print release stations. Alternatively, you can login to the UTS College ITDS Service Desk Portal.

ITDS Service Desk Operating Hours:

Weekdays: 8am – 8pm
Saturday: 9am – 2pm
Sunday: Closed