A known issue is effecting access to EchoSystem recordings when using Mozilla Firefox version 23 or later and Google Chrome version 30 or later. If, after clicking on the link within the EchoBlock, your recordings do not load and you are instead presented with a blank screen, it is likely due to both of these browsers blocking mixed content pages (http + https) by default, making EchoSystem recordings unviewable. A workaround is available for Firefox but due to a recent update none currently exists for Chrome, other than to use another browser;
Students may have experienced problems submitting assignments to the Turnitin service between Sunday 6th April at 01.00 and Monday 7th April at 18.00. The University has been informed by the vendor, Turnitin.com that this issue has now been resolved.
When opening an office document on the LMS, you may have been unnecessarily prompted for a username and password. This has been resolved.
UCROO is a private, university network designed specifically to increase a student’s connection with peers, academic staff, Student Services staff, the Connect Mentor program and first-year teaching staff. Students can form study groups, import lists of their friends from Facebook that study at La Trobe, enter their timetables so they know when their friends are free on campus, ask questions and create their own groups.
For more information, see: http://www.ucroo.com.au/auth/university/latrobe .
If you did you may have missed out on Orientation and learning about the La Trobe University campus and navigating the online systems that are used. Our enthusiastic Connect Mentors, who are later year students in your course, can assist you across your first six weeks with getting settled into university life and any concerns that you may have. To select a mentor follow three easy steps:
Any questions? email Michael McCully at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The EDC is the University’s central location for establishing and obtaining reasonable adjustments for students with disabilities or ongoing medical conditions. We strongly urge you to contact the EDC for advice about how our experienced staff will be able to assist you, even if you are uncertain about whether you are eligible for support. Staff recognise that each person’s medical condition/ disability affects them differently and adjustments can be flexible and tailored to meet a student’s specific needs. Contact details for the disability support services on each campus can be found at http://www.latrobe.edu.au/students/equality/disability
For information on the proposed changes at La Trobe and what it means for students, visit this web page