Acceptable Use All students at Aston University must adhere to the rules and regulations defined in the “Acceptable Use Policy” when using the Aston University ICT Facilities. Failure to abide by these rules and regulations will result in disciplinary action being taken against the student or students involved.
Please see here to view the Acceptable Use Policy.
You can also view the summarised version of the Acceptable Use Policy.
Monitoring Policy The University reserves the right to monitor any or all communications and data entering or leaving or within the communications system in accordance with any legislation that may be in force from time to time. Please view the Monitoring Policy here.
IT Security Policy The IT Security Policy (pdf) outlines what Aston staff and students need to know about the management and security of information and information systems. It applies to all users of any university owned networks, computers or mobile devices, and to anyone using mobile devices of their own to connect to those systems.
Installing Software Students are not allowed to install any software on University equipment.
Video Monitoring Please be aware that CCTV recording is in operation in some of the University computer labs.
Staff regulations can be found in the staff ICT section.