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Google Drive

With Google Drive you can create, share and keep all your stuff in one place. You can now access your files, even the big ones from any smartphone, tablet, or computer.

Create, upload, collaborate and share documents, spreadsheets, and presentations online with your co-workers. You can also upload many popular file formats from programs like Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and OpenOffice. Upload your existing work into Google Drive and have access to it from any internet-enabled device.

Google Drive is used throughout the University of Waikato in a multitude of ways, for example sharing and collaborating on project work, publishing committee documentation and the creation of assessment items for teaching and learning. Share them with whomever you want, and edit them together in real time.

All your files in Google Drive – are backed up safely so you can't lose them.

Great features of Google Drive:

Store and share documents - prevent data loss from your computer by storing your documents online and sharing with others.
Real time collaborative editing - documents can be shared, opened, and edited by multiple users at the same time.
Storage - Unlimited free file storage.
Supports a large range of file formats - store photos, videos, PowerPoint presentations, PDFs and more.
Team Drive: Create custom drives for teams or groups of people to use as a Collaborative space

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LD Self ServiceLog Your Own Ticket

The University has provided a Self Service tool through which you can log your own tickets (jobs). You can also search for a previously logged ticket to check it's status. For urgent jobs you can phone the ITS Service Desk: ext 4008 (838 4008) for support.

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