This page provides access to Google Apps training and tutorials as well as Quick Reference Guides to ensure students are able to make the most of their Google Apps account. Google provides a variety of tools to help you learn how to use each part of the Google Apps suite at the University of the South Pacific· Student Email (Gmail)
· Google Talk (Chat)
· Google Calendar
The following browsers are preferred, Google Apps may work with older browsers but not all features will be available:· Internet Explorer 10
· Firefox 5.0 and later
· Safari 5.1.10 and later
· Google Chrome
There were recurring problems with IE7 for holders of commercial Gmail accounts as well as Google Applications users (across the globe) as reported in the Google Knowledge Base. The issues are related to logging in, blank screens, eternal loops and constant refreshes of browser windows. The workstations in the student labs have been upgraded to the latest versions. Personal laptops and workstations used by students on campus or at home will not have the same configuration applied.
Google Apps Overview
Google Apps consists of collaboration tools and includes Gmail, Calendar, Talk, Docs, Site and a Start page. USP is implementing only a sub set of Google Apps:· Gmail
· Chat (Google Talk)
Other applications in the Google Apps suite of products may be implemented in the near future.Google Apps overview presentation (6 Minutes Training Video)
Other Google Apps features
· PDA Setup
Where to go for additional assistance?
Google has a significant amount of How To documents and FAQs in the Google Apps Help Centre.
You may also request additional assistance from the IT Services Helpdesk.
IT Support Contacts
Call: +679 323 2117
Staff & Students