The Information and Technology Services department provides and maintains a wide range of educational tools and systems for the more than 30,000 students at Utrecht University and their professors.
One of our most important responsibilities is keeping Utrecht University’s data safe and secure. We implement and maintain both reactive and proactive measures to effectively address potential weaknesses and breaches in our systems.
We are dedicated to providing students, employees, and teaching and research staff with a professional IT community that enables them to perform to the best of their abilities. We aim for innovation, and proactively seek ongoing collaboration with our partners at the forefront of Utrecht University’s educational and research activities.
How do researchers at Utrecht University deal with privacy-sensitive data in research? In March of this year, Research Data Management Support reached out to all researchers to ask this question. The results of the Data Privacy Survey are now published.
On 22 September 2022, UU's Information and Technology Services (ITS) received the Sustainable Award for the sustainable disposal of IT hardware in 2021. UU has been using a new processing system for obsolete IT hardware, reducing its CO2 emission in the process.