Innovation and Technology Team

The Innovation and Technology Team supports the Faculty’s technology needs, including: hardware, software, database development, programming, website development and hosting, as well as other services like Moodle and edLinked, the Faculty’s content management portal. The Faculty of Education maintains its own IT Helpdesk and all Education staff should contact them directly for their support needs, requests and advise. We can be contacted on extension 5002 (or externally at 07-858-5002). You can also contact us via email at: foehelp@waikato.ac.nz

Computer Access & Wireless

The Faculty of Education has ubiquitous wireless coverage in all classrooms within the Faculty’s buildings. In addition, the Faculty of Education’s Information Centre has computer facilities available for student and staff to access the Internet, library databases, email plus document creation and printing. The Information Centre also has a 24/7 computer lab available  to Education students only outside of normal business hours via a swipe-card access system.

Edlinked – the staff and student portal

edlinked provides staff and students access to personalised faculty resources.

Student Wireless Access

Students now have unlimited internet access through the ‘UOW Students’ network.

Useful software tools

We have created a list of free software

Printing

Printing on campus is possible once your Student ID Card is activated and money has been added to your Unicash balance. Unicash is an electronic balance to pay for printing on campus. You can top-up your Unicash balance at one of several eftpos kiosks or cash autoloader  machines located around campus. There is both an e-pay kiosk and a located in the Faculty of Education Information Centre and Library. Current balances can be checked online in Edlinked.