Need IT help?

Need IT help?

You can contact our IT Service Desk 24 hours a day, seven days a week, if you need support with any BU-related hardware or software. We can also provide limited support for a personal device, this will depend on the device and the issues you’re experiencing. For IT updates and tips follow us on Twitter @BUITServiceDesk


Visit the IT self-service portal (watch the self-help video for user information)
Raise a fault or request e.g. access permissions, hardware requests


Give us a call any time, any day on 01202 965515 or freephone 0808 196 2332

  • 8am - 5pm, Monday to Friday
    Full service support from the BU IT Services team
  • 5pm - 8am, Monday to Friday and all day at the weekend
    Basic support over the phone is available from our out-of-hours team


Talk to us using the Online chat service
8.30am - 4.45pm, Monday to Friday


Visit the IT Counter in WG10 (Weymouth House, Talbot Campus) for general support or collection of hardware. Opening times:  

  • 9am - 5pm     Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 
  • 10am - 5pm   Tuesday
  • Closed each day from 1pm - 2pm

IT Learning Centre

BU's IT Learning Centre helps you to get the most from the technology you use through training and learning opportunities. Including digital skills programmes, one-to-one and bespoke training, online courses, Linkedin Learning, research support and IT qualifications. 

Contact the team for more details [email protected]

Students in the Student Centre

Your work and timetable

Helpful information on storing and printing your work, accessing your online timetable, the Calendar Centre and Mahara ePortfolio.