Department of Engineering

Facilities Available in IT Helpdesk Office

There is a range of facilities available for use by students and staff of the Department which are available when the IT Helpdesk Office is open. During certain times of the year these facilities will be in constant use, e.g. when 4th year project deadlines are approaching, so contact helpdesk to check availability.


  • 2 PC's running Windows XP
  • CD/DVD Writers
  • 1 x A4 flatbed scanner
  • 1 x A3 flatbed scanner
  • webcam with headphones/microphone


  • Microsoft Office 2003/2007
  • Microsoft Word/PowerPoint/Excel
  • Adobe Acrobat/Distiller (including OCR facility)
  • Deskscan II/Epson - flatbed scanning software
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Nero - CD/DVD writing software
  • DraftSight
  • Skype
  • QuickTime
  • 7 zip (for creating zip files)

Software for borrowing/installation:

  • Matlab
  • Labview

consumables on sale:

  • CD-R/DVD-R - 50p each
  • Screen Cleaner 3.50
  • Keyboard Cleaner 2.00
  • Geo-Liner 1.00
  • Drawing Instruments
  • Calculators

Note: pay by cash, cheque (made payable to "University of Cambridge"), job number or all of the following:

  • Project number (eg NMZO/012)
  • Research Grant Reference (eg RG 44374)
  • Task number (eg. Task 2)
  • Expenditure Category (eg Other Costs)

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Last updated: September 2013