MyDay

MyDay...The Gateway to Information

What is MyDay?

The MyDay product is a cloud based system which will provide UWTSD staff and students with a new, simple way of accessing key online services and information in one convenient location. The MyDay portal will allow access to services such as Email, Moodle and Library while at the same time providing the latest information, forms, procedures, news and developments of the University.

The portal will provide just about everything you need to access in an easy to use format, you can access it on your computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone. MyDay is available on and off campus; all you need is your new Office365 login details as provided by IT (your new email address format @uwtsd.ac.uk).

MyDay allows you to manage your university experience by providing a gateway to:

Moodle Library services PC Availability Office 365
IT Service Desk University Email Help & Advice Student Forms
News and Events Important Announcements Social Media and Many More

 

MyDay has the ability to manage academic lives by having access to all relevant information at any given time, from any location. MyDay delivers to students a rich and intuitive dashboard experience in front of existing information systems and the virtual learning environment.

By offering easy access to content on internal and external applications, MyDay makes it easier for a student to keep track of their academic schedule, performance and targets, and access all the resources they need.

How to access MyDay

  • http://myday.uwtsd.ac.uk
  • Use the Shortcut provided on the desktop of University PCs
  • Download the app from the App Store
  • Download the app from Google Play
  • Add a shortcut to your homescreen
    (on your phone, enter the myday.uwtsd.ac.uk URL into your browser, select the share button and then Add to Home Screen)

You can access it on your computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone on and off campus; all you need is your new login details given to you by IT (your new email address format @student.uwtsd.ac.uk).

MyDay is being updated on a regular basis so look out for new features and functionality.

MyDay User Guide

Want to know more about MyDay and how to use the new features avaialble ... Download the MyDay User Guide now!

Having Problems?

If you are having any problems signing in or using MyDay then please use the IT Service Desk to log a ticket or alternatively contact myday@uwtsd.ac.uk

MyDay works in conjunction with Office365. For more information about Office 365 or your email account, please visit the O365 page. 

Some Features Available 

MyDay is also available as a mobile application, for iOS, Android and Windows Mobile. The MyDay app will enable you to keep on top of your academic schedule on the move.

Free to install directly from the app store on iPhone and Android, requiring a single login at first use, MyDay mobile is optimised for convenience.

The MyDay app will show the following information:

  • Office365
  • Calendar - from Office 365 calendar
  • Library – (only when the new library system is in place)
  • News – from Newsroom
  • People Search
  • Tasks – from Outlook tasks and Moodle
  • IT Service Status 
  • PC Availability
  • Moodle

Whilst MyDay is responsive and will change to the smaller screen size for tablets and mobile phones, the key reason for the app is for push notification support.

This enables MyDay to be configured to notify a user on events, alerts or urgent messages. For example; if the university is closed due to snow, a native notification can be pushed to the end user’s device.

How to download the app

If you have already downloaded the AirWatch app provided by the University, the MyDay app will already exist on your device within the ‘TSD Apps’ icon. Open the ‘TSD Apps’ folder to download MyDay.

However, if you have not downloaded AirWatch please follow the instructions below: 

iOS – App Store

Using a browser, follow this link - MyDay on iTunes - and select the option to download MyDay.

Or…

  • From your Apple device, select the ‘App Store’ and search for MyDay. Once it appears in the list, select ‘Get’.
  • Once it has downloaded, the MyDay app will appear on your home screen.
  • Open the app, and it will ask you to Login, enter your uwtsd.ac.uk email address and password (same credentials as you would use to access webmail)
  • Select ‘Sign-in’ and you’re done.

Android – Google Play

Using a browser, follow this link MyDay on Google Play - and select the option to install the MyDay app.

Or…

  • From your Android device select the ‘Google Play’ app and search for MyDay. Once it appears in the list, select ‘Install
  • Once it has downloaded, the MyDay app will appear on your home screen.
  • Open the app, and it will ask you to Login, enter your uwtsd.ac.uk email address and password (same credentials as you would use to access webmail)
  • Select ‘Sign-in’ and you’re done.

Windows - Windows Store

Using a browser, follow this link MyDay on Windowns Store - and select the option to install the MyDay app

Or…

  • From your Windows device select the ‘Windows Store’ and search for MyDay. Once it appears in the list, select ‘Install
  • Once it has downloaded, the MyDay app will appear on your home screen.
  • Open the app, and it will ask you to Login, enter your uwtsd.ac.uk email address and password (same credentials as you would use to access webmail)
  • Select ‘Sign-in’ and you’re done.

With the NEW MyDay dashboard you now have the ability to personalize and customize your page.

To do this, select the ‘Personalise’ button

Personalise

Within the personalize window you can:

  • Change the tile colour, gradient and size
  • Move the location of tiles
  • Hide unwanted tiles

Personalise MyDay ‌ The tiles which only show the cog are mandatory tiles which cannot be hidden.

  The tiles which include both the cog and the hide button are the ones that can be hidden.

 

Download the MyDay User Guide to see more

The University departments which provides specific information, documents and forms are located within the ‘Bookmarks’ at the top of the MyDay page.

The departments that appear here will depend on the type of user you are. Students will have access to all departments that they need whereas Staff will have additional departments which include staff specific documentation, links and forms.

To find out more, or retrieve a document/form, select the appropriate department from the menu and the specific page will open.
e.g. This is the Academic Office page, where forms and documents can be viewed and downloaded

The News Room is a MyDay feature which manages news feeds. News can be managed within MyDay and external feeds can be added/edited. The news feeds can be mandatory, opt-in or opt-out.

The NewsRoom tile is Live, so all new news stories will populate the tile in a slideshow fashion. To view more, the user would need to click on the tile, which will open up the newsroom window (see above).
You have the ability to manage your own feeds/subscription. The button on the left of the window ‘Manage Subscriptions’ will take you to the feed window and reveals the ability to filter the news feed view:

The user can manage their subscriptions within NewsRoom, selecting the appropriate news feeds for them. 

  • Mandatory feeds will show a blue ‘Mandatory’ button which cannot be changed
  • The red ‘Unsubscribe’ button will show if you are opted in, click this if you would like to opt-out
  • The green ‘Subscribe’ button will show if you have opted-out of receiving the feed, click this if you would like to opt-in

To add a newsfeed/RSS to the NewsRoom tile, please send your request and the RSS Feed address to myday@uwtsd.ac.uk.