Metropolia's and some Metropolia's partners staff members are able to create teams of different types in Microsoft Teams. Take a look at the instructions on Metropolia IT Services' web pages.

We have noticed that some members of the groups mentioned above, haven't been able to select the team type when they are creating a new team in Teams. If you are lacking the Select team type -window mentioned in the instructions, please let us know by contacting us with the contact information in the end of this announcement. We will change your license type so that you will be able to select the team type as supposed.


Kind regards,
Helpdesk

Call us: +358 9 7424 6777
Service requests: https://hd.metropolia.fi / helpdesk@metropolia.fi
Instructions and information: https://itservices.metropolia.fi

OMA will be updated tuesday 20.4.2021 startig at 4.30 pm. Duration about 30 min.

IT Support

Plagiarism detection service Turnitin was added to the Google Docs version used in Metropolia. 

To use Turnitin, click on Add-ons on the Google Docs user interface.  

The page of Metropolia cloud services provides information on the Google and Microsoft cloud applications used in Metropolia::

  • how to register
  • links to the addresses of the apps
  • info pages with instructions 
Digi News, March 2021

Digi News, March 2021

News are in Finnish but links to (often) English language referencde material are provided. 

OMA will be updated tuesday 23.3.2021 startig at 4 pm. Duration about 30 min.

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IT Support

Access to Metropolia's e-mail service has been canceled temporarily from outside of Finland due to information security reasons until further notice.

The only way to access your email from outside of Finland is to enable the VPN connection. Take a look at the instructions on the Metropolia IT Services' web site.

You are still able to send e-mail to any country and receive email from any country.

OMA will be updated tuesday 9.3.2021 startig at 4 pm. Duration about 30 min.

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OMA will be updated tuesday 2.2.2021 startig at 4 pm.


IT Support

The news are in Finnish but links to (often) English language reference material are provided:
Digi News, January 2021

Reason: update of the Crowd app.

We're sorry for the inconvenience. 

Cloud apps of Google and Microsoft are used in Metropolia. The browser-based applications may be used for example for

  • co-writing
  • publishing (WWW, blog, video)
  • information management (digital notebooks, surveys)
  • file sharing and project management

The Student's desktop (https://opiskelija.oma.metropolia.fi) is Metropolia's student intranet, which provides access to all key systems, tools, services and instructions.

You can access the user guide on the Instructions and Rules page (Study Guide, Student's Desktop): Student's desktop - instructions for user.

Note! some instructions have not been updated in a while; thus, some of the information in the instructions may be out of date.

E-lomake version update on Wednesday 27.1. 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

  • Version update from version 4.2 to version 4.3
  • The form owners will also be notified of the interruption on the E-lomake front page until the update starts
  • The duration of outage will be showing on the E-lomake web page while the update is in progress. The forms can be answered again immediately after the update.

IT Support

Reason: update of the Crowd app.

We're sorry for the inconvenience.


OMA update on Thursday 3.12. from 4 p.m. Duration about 10 min.

The break only applies to the Teacher and Designer desktops.

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