Collingwood's computer room contains 14 computers, scanners and printers available for use 24 hours a day. Additionally, each bedroom has an internet socket (ethernet). Collingwood has a laptop library scheme to allow students to borrow laptops.
Collingwood has it's own dedicated IT Suite with modern computers, scanners and laser printers (in both colour and blank and white). All the machines are linked ot the university network and the internt, providing a wide range of services. More details on the software provided can be found on the university's information technology service website.
If you have any problems with the IT suite computers or printer (e.g. out of toner/paper), please email .
The college computer room contains 14 NPCS computers running Windows XP, connected to the University network providing high speed Internet access. There is also a colour laser printer, and a black and white laser printer - which are kept full of paper and toner by the IT Officer.
Collingwood has its own laptop library for students, thanks to generous contributions by the alumni.
Collingwood has laptops which are avalible to borrow by students, subject to a deposit. Please contact the senior tutor, Kevin Miller, for more information.
The IT suite has two printers, an A4 monochrome laser and a A4/A3 colour laser. These are kept stocked up with paper and to toner by the IT officer and President.
A3 is charged at double the rate for single side A4 printing.
Three A4 scanners with Automatic Document Feeders (ADFs) are availble from certain machines in the IT suite. Use of the scanners takes priority over NPCS users.
CDROM and USB Drives
All the machines in the Collingwood IT suite are provided with CDROM drives and front mounted USB ports to conect USB pen drives to. Access to these facilities is provided by default where standard format devices are used.
The IT Suite is connected via the university's IT service to the internet in general, this is via a high bandwidth (1Gbps) conection to the UK's Joint Academic Network. There are few filters on the use of the internet, though all web trafic is directed throught the university's proxy servers. The standard terms and conditions of use apply to the use of this service.