IT and Library Services


A blog is usually website carrying personal opinions, activities and experiences. The ease with with content can be published has also seen blogs become a popular tool within educational environments.

While there is no requirement for university staff members to use the Blogs Service rather than a 3rd-party service, the University service provides the following benefits.

Key Service Information

Features and Benefits

  • A clear link to the University through a web address 
  • University ownership of the hosting server and consequent sure access to the data 
  • Ability for the blog to be discovered by browsing from the main University blog page


The blogs service is available at

The service is available to all members of university staff


    Support hours:

    09.00 - 17.00 weekdays other than University and Bank Holidays

    User service issues:

    Any dissatisfaction with the service should be addressed in the first instance to the IT Service Desk:
    Telephone: 020 8331 7555, visit the IT Service Desk pages or you may also submit a query online

Help & further information

Additional help is available, including how to request an account on the blog server at