August 2002 Highlights
Discount on IBM Notebook PCs for PolyU Students, Staff and Alumni
A discount programme
for PolyU students, staff and alumni to purchase IBM notebooks at
special prices ranging from $6,852 to $14,424.
Check out the price and model information
and the road show periods in August and September.
Creation of WebCT Subject Web Sites
from this academic year, WebCT subject web sites and the corresponding
lecturer and student accounts will be automatically
created for all subjects. Academic staff may also submit
requests for additional web sites before
21 August. Complete and
send in your request form now. And
WebCT campus edition 3.8 is also on its way to be
New Centralised Class
Timetabling System Rolled Out
more tedious work for departments to prepare class timetables.
With the implementation of the new Centralised Class Timetabling
System, departments only have to specify their class scheduling
requirements and the actual class scheduling
and room booking tasks would be taken care of by the System.
Check out more details of the system and also some interesting
figures of the current class scheduling exercise.
A First Glimpse of
the Enhanced University Portal for Staff and Students
The University Portal will be extended
to all staff in September, replacing the existing Staff Intranet,
to provide personalised information services. Have a first glimpse
of the different facilities and services provided in the University
Portal including "myNews",