Password information and good practice.
To login to the University Portal and centrally supported workstations, you will need a username and network password.
To login to many University services you will need a username and password.
Passwords are an important aspect of computer and information security.They are the front line of protection for user accounts.
A poorly chosen and managed password may result in the compromise of the security of the University's entire corporate network and therefore, of the information hosted on it.
|Your University staff email address or your staff eCode (this is your staff number preceded with a lowercase 'e', e.g. e12345678)||Your network password|
To reset your password you can use the:
Self Service Password Reset (SSPR) enables Staff who have registered for the service to securely reset their University network password 24/7 without the need to contact the ISD Service Desk. SSPR registration is now mandatory so we would encourage you to register now for this enhancement to your account security.
Online Password Changer enables those with Associate accounts or Staff who have not yet registered for SSPR to manage their network password from any location. It can be used when:
For further information on the Staff Password Manager, read A Guide to using the Staff Password Manager
Once you have changed your network password, the services that the new password will be valid for include:
Important note for Postgraduate 'P-Code' users: Only your File Share Service password is affected by a change here. All other services remain valid via your student identity.
The Password Standard contains guidelines for the creation and safekeeping of passwords. Key points that should be adhered to are: