COMMUNAL IT SERVICES

 

Communal IT services in HKBU are provided by the Office of Information Technology (ITO). The following videos will give a concise introduction to some important concepts and service offerings such as Single-Sign-On-ID (SSOid) for accessing all IT systems, HKBU Unified Portal (BUniPort), Email System (Gmail), Campus Wi-Fi (BU-Standard and BU-Advanced), Student Printing Solution (Follow-U-Print) and eLearning System (Moodle).

ESSENTIALS IT SERVICES AND SUPPORT
 

SSOid Account

Single Sign On user id (SSOid) is created automatically for students to sign in to the intranet and U-wide IT services using one set of login credentials. You can enjoy different IT services with a valid SSOid account.

Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)

To protect your SSOid from unauthorized access, Duo 2FA has been implemented for all central IT services.

Email

HKBU email service makes use of Gmail offered by Google Cloud Service. Users are recommended to use Google’s “Chrome” browser to directly access the service and their mailboxes. You may check out our guidelines about the setup on different devices.

BUHub

BUhub is an interactive on-line platform for the HKBU community. It is designed to seamlessly connect students, alumni, employers, mentors and staff on one easy-to-use platform. BUhub also matches job seekers with new openings, supports coaching and helps foster new entrepreneurial ventures for all participants.

HKBU Mobile

HKBU Mobile is an official mobile app for the HKBU community. It provides a single platform to access various HKBU services and information. Students can check their grade records and class timetable in the mobile app.

Wifi

Wireless network, or so-called Wi-Fi, is provided within the campus for mobile devices to have access to the University’s internal network and /or the Internet.

BUniPort

BUniPort is an information gateway that connects the University, students and staff. Through the BUniPort, you can get access to your HKBU email, personal profile, study information, the library system as well as other IT services.

Zoom / Webex

The platforms allow you to start and join meetings quickly and easily. You can schedule, start, and join meetings from your desktop or handheld device.

Student Learning Experience System (SLES)

SLES serves as a common platform for staff and students to manage and record Co-curricular (including Co-curricular Learning (CCL) activities) and Extra-curricular activities, providing a full picture of HKBU students' learning experience beyond curriculum. You are able to enroll in CCL-recognized activities, view their CCL attendance record and fulfilment status in the System.

Office 365 (Desktop App Installation)

HKBU current student are entitled to install Microsoft Office 365 Professional Plus in their personal Windows/Mac computers for free, with a maximum of 5 machines.

Moodle

Moodle is a collaborative environment to facilitate the use of innovative technology for teaching, learning and research among course instructors and students. You can get learning materials through HKBU Moodle.

Antivirus (ESET Endpoint Protection)

To keep your PC protected from phishing websites and virus, HKBU current student can enjoy a free copy of ESET Endpoint Antivirus.

OPTIONAL IT SERVICES AND SUPPORT

Printing
(Follow-U-print)

“Follow-U-Print” is a printing service for the University community. Students can submit print jobs anywhere in the Campus and collect printouts at various locations.

Anti-Plagiarism Checking
(Turnitin in Moodle)

The plagiarism detection and prevention platform can compare submitted academic assignments against an extensive database of published and unpublished information, and provide a report on the degree of similarity between the assignment and the material in that database.

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