Every user has a login username and password. Passwords should be changed on a regular basis.
Passwords used on the University network must comply with the rules set out below. If your new password does not comply with all these rules, the system will reject it and you will need to choose a different password.
Your new password must:
- Not be the same as your previous 5 passwords
- Not be similar to your logon name
- Not be similar to your name
- Contain at least 8 characters or more
- Contain a mixture of letters and numbers
- Contain at least 1 upper case letter
Please note that login passwords are case sensitive.
To change your password, use this link to go to the selfservice password change . Then enter your details as requested to set a password of your choice.
Changing your password on this page will have an effect on the following passwords:
||your password for logging into the network
||your Univeristy e-mail account
||provides access to databases, e-journals and e-books
Please note that your Library Catalogue password (access to renew and reserve items) will not be affected by this. For more information on how to logon to the Library Catalogue, please refer to the
Library Catalogue - My Account crib sheet [PDF]
If you are experiencing problems changing your password, please contact the IT Support Services.