UVic Video Conferencing
The Zoom Video Conference Service is now available for use by University of Victoria faculty, staff and students. The service is accessed using UVic primary NetlinkIDs for faculty, staff and students and departmentally sponsored affiliate IDs.
To learn more about the service and access the resource please visit: UVic Video Conferencing
If you are using Zoom as an instructional resource please visit Technology Integrated Learning (LTSI) at: TeachAnywhere
- Download Zoom Plugins (Outlook, iPhone/iPad), Extensions for Chrome & Firefox and Zoom mobile apps for iPhone / Android
- How to Schedule meetings in Zoom
- How to use the MS Outlook Desktop client plugin for Zoom
Tutorials - Video Recording and creating Web ready lectures
When recording videos with an iphone or a mobile device, the devices may default to producing high definition video fies which can be too large for downloading and should be re-sized to be optimized for use on the web. Videos recorded from online services, like Zoom, are already optmizied for web downloading.
- Convert your video to a web suitable format using HandBrake
- Uploading recorded videos into conneX
- Creating video streaming pages in conneX
Department Video Conferencing
Rocketchat - the Department’s internal team chat service has embedded support for video conferencing using Jitsi-meet opensource project.
UVic Remote Access VPN Services
Many network application services within the Department are not accessible outside of the Engineering Network and are not available on wireless.
Students, staff and faculty wanting to remotely access services like printing, file shares, and research compute clusters from wireless or off campus will need to connect using UVic’s centralized VPN service.
Information about UVic VPN services can be found here: