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Students

Iscte offers a vast number of resources to its student community.

Academic Management

Services and features available to students on the Fénix + platform.

Learn more about Fénix +

Auditoriums, Laboratories and Classrooms

SIIC provide audiovisual, multimedia and computer support and the maintenance of their equipment in common spaces.

Iscte has 2 types of auditoriums:

Learn more about the auditoriums

Iscte has 3 types of classrooms:

Learn more about classrooms

Learn more about computer labs

The auditoriums and classrooms with videoconferencing systems are prepared, par excellence, for classes and other events in a hybrid environment, i.e., with face-to-face and remote participants.

Learn more about video conferencing rooms

Learn more about space support

Collaboration and Knowledge Tools

Create, share, publish, browse, access, remember, communicate…

b-on provides unlimited and permanent access to thousands of journals and ebooks from some of the leading international scientific content providers.

Learn more about b-on

Videoconferencing service that is available to all RCTS institutions.

Based on the Zoom video conferencing system, it supports up to 300 participants per session and can be used from any computer or mobile device (Wndows, MacOSX, Linux, iOS, Android, Blackberry, Zoom rooms and H.323/SIP systems).

Learn more about Colibri/Zoom

Video management service for simple registration and distribution of academic content (classes).

Learn more about Educast

Application that allows users to temporarily send and store large files.

  • Maximum number of email recipients: 100 (email addresses should be separated by point and comma).
  • Time available to download the file: maximum 30 days (after this date the files are deleted and no security copy is made).
  • Number of files to send: 1 (you can compress multiple files into a single type 7zip, zip, rar, and others).
  • Maximum file upload size: 100 GB.

Learn more about Filesender

Online education and training platform for large audiences.

Learn more about the NAU platform

Video-class platform promoted by LLCT.

Courses available on this platform

Videocast allows you to stream video, audio and slides in real time through a simple web page. It may also include chat, twitter and controlled access from users.

  • Live event streaming
  • Support page for the creation and management of a video broadcast
  • Customization of presentation layout
  • Video integration, presentation and chat
  • Automatic transcoding for mobile formats
  • Sharing on social networks
  • Real-time access and monitoring statistics
  • Keyword-driven access
  • RCTSaai federated authentication

Learn more about Videocast


Learn more about Collaboration and Knowledge

e-mail

The email service (individual, shared accounts, and distribution lists), supported by the Office 365 platform, is available to all Iscte students.

SIIC never asks its users to send personal data, such as passwords.

Learn more about email at Iscte

e-learning

In addition to face-to-face activities, Iscte offers an e-learning platform that, in addition to allowing the management and distribution of content, reinforce the interaction between teachers and students.

Moodle is the Iscte’s e-Learning platform. Below are some tutorials to help how to use this platform.

Service site     Find out more about Iscte’s Moodle


Learn more about e-learning at Iscte

Iscte Account

SIIC assigns user accounts to all Iscte students. The account is personal and non-transferable.

For instance, the student Xisto Ximenes has the following credentials:

Username: xxnes@iscte-iul.pt
Email address: Xisto_Ximenes@iscte-iul.pt
Password: Password.2020

For the user to access Fénix+ for the first time, they need to recover their password.

  1. Go to https://fenix-mais.iscte-iul.pt
  2. Click on “I can’t login”

  3. Start the password recovery process

  4. Click on the link received in your personal mailbox and type your password

Activate Account

  1. Go to https://fenix-mais.iscte-iul.pt > MyFenix > Other Services > Activate Account

  2. Enter the new password 
  3. Get the definitive username

    After clicking on the “Submit” button, the following appears:

  4. The user needs to activate the account in Okta in order to have access to institutional email and OKTA authentication.

    You will receive a notification from Okta to your personal email address (see image below):

  5. Click on the blue button “Ativar Conta do Okta“.

    A new window will open in the default browser, in which you will be asked to enter a new password.

    Optionally, you can enter a cell phone number that can be used to recover the account.

  6. Choose an image and click on “Create My Account”.

  7. The login page is https://login.iscte-iul.pt/.

Notice: Access to Iscte’s and Office 365 applications will only be available 48 hours after the account has been activated.

The iscte account password must comply with the following requirements:

  • Must be at least 10 characters long.
  • You should not reuse an old password.
  • It must not contain your username (excluding the @iscte-iul.pt suffix) or any of its used names, excluding particles that are less than three characters long.
  • It should not contain characters considered illegal (;, , ‘%, *, blank).
  • It must contain characters from at least three of the following categories:
    • Capitals not accented (‘A’ to ‘Z’).
    • Lowercase not accented (‘a’ to ‘z’).
    • Decimal digits (‘0’ to ‘9’).
    • Non-alphanumeric characters (!#&, etc.).

How do I recover my password?

  • Passwords must be confidential.
  • Do not store passwords on visible papers or locations.
  • Regularly change your password even on systems that don’t require you to do so.
  • Do not automatically record on systems (e.g. browsers).
  • Do not use the same passwords in an academic context and in a personal context.
  • To create a secure password think of an easy-to-remember phrase and then define a method to turn that phrase into a password.

For instance:

Phrase: how to set a secure password in 2020!

Method: first letter of each word, third word in letters, use only the last two digits of numbers and keep special characters.

Password: htSETaspi20! (Do not use this example).

Iscte ID Card

All students are entitled to an Iscte ID Card.

Students who enroll and enroll at the beginning of the school year (September/October) receive a provisional card at the CGD bank installed at Iscte.These cards are activated by CGD.

Students who enroll and enroll in other periods must apply for the provisional card at a CGD agency. These cards are activated in the service room (Building II, floor 7, room C7.04).

Non-bank card – It is raised in the Serviço de Gestão do Ensino.

Bank card – It is withdrawn at any CGD branch.

The definitive cards can be activated by in the service room (Building II, floor 7, room C7.04).

Software

Iscte provides all students with a set of Software, including SPSS, Office 365, and Windows, through the Microsoft Azure for Education platform.

  Assignment description where to Download Installation manual other resources
7-Zip (x64 edition) File binder with a high compression rate.    
  Adobe Flash   Configuration customize setting set up tool icon - Basic Icon Element Faqs
Adobe Acrobat Reader PDF reader. Configuration customize setting set up tool icon - Basic Icon Element Help
Anaconda Free and open source distribution of Python and R programming languages for scientific computing. Configuration customize setting set up tool icon - Basic Icon Element Documentation
ArchiCAD Professional building information modeling software. Configuration customize setting set up tool icon - Basic Icon Element

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Arduino Easy-to-use hardware and software-based open source electronic platform. Configuration customize setting set up tool icon - Basic Icon Element TutorialsFAQS
ATLAS ti (trial) Tool for qualitative analysis of large bodies of textual data, graphics, audio and video. Configuration customize setting set up tool icon - Basic Icon Element  
Audacity Free and easy-to-use multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, macOS, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. Configuration customize setting set up tool icon - Basic Icon Element FAQSDocumentation
BOUML Free UML 2 tool pack including a modeler that allows you to specify and generate code in C++, Java, Idl, Php, Python and MySQL. Configuration customize setting set up tool icon - Basic Icon Element Faqs
E-Prime (trial) Software for behavioral research.   Documentation
Eclipse IDE Integrated development environment (IDE).   BeginnerDocumentation
IntelliJ IDEA Integrated development environment written in Java for the development of computer software.    
IBM SPSS Amos Allows you to use structural equation modeling (SEM) to test hypotheses in complex variable relationships and gain insights. Configuration customize setting set up tool icon - Basic Icon Element WIN How to get a license?
How to activate?
Known issues
IBM SPSS Statistics Advanced statistical analysis software platform. Configuration customize setting set up tool icon - Basic Icon Element MAC WIN
Configuration customize setting set up tool icon - Basic Icon Element
How to get a license?
How to activate?
Known issues
GanttProject Open-source project management application for Windows, MacOS and Linux desktops.   Help
Git Version control system.   Documentation
GSview Interpreter for the PostScript language and for PDF.   FAQSDocumentation
KNIME Analytics Platform Open source software for the creation of data science. Configuration customize setting set up tool icon - Basic Icon Element Documentation
Meshlab Open source system for processing and editing triangular 3D meshes.   Help
Mendeley Desktop Free referral manager. Configuration customize setting set up tool icon - Basic Icon Element Help
Microsoft Office You can install Office on up to 5 PCs or Macs, 5 tablets, and 5 smartphones. Note the choice of language and time zone.   Help
Desktop
Microstrategy(trial)
Data discovery tool.    
Netbeans IDE Integrated development environment for Java.   Help
Oracle VM VirtualBox Open source simulator for x86 virtualization. Configuration customize setting set up tool icon - Basic Icon Element Faqs
Orange Anaconda Open source data visualization tools package, machine learning and data mining. Accessible via Anaconda cmd prompt    
QGis Free and open source geographical desktop information system.   Documentation
PowerBI Desktop   Configuration customize setting set up tool icon - Basic Icon Element  
Project Libre Open source project management software.   Help
Python High-level, interpreted programming language. Configuration customize setting set up tool icon - Basic Icon Element TutorialFAQS
Pycharm Integrated development environment for Python.   Docs & Demos
R Statistical and graphic computing. Configuration customize setting set up tool icon - Basic Icon Element Faqs
RStudio Integrated development environment for R.   Faqs
Scala SBT Open source tool for Scala and Java projects, similar to Apache’s Maven and Ant.   Reference manual
Spyder (Anaconda) Scientific environment written in Python, for Python. Configuration customize setting set up tool icon - Basic Icon Element DocumentationFAQS
SWI-Prolog Free implementation of the Prolog programming language.   DocumentationFAQS
VisualSFM Environment GUI for 3D reconstruction using structure from motion (SFM). Configuration customize setting set up tool icon - Basic Icon Element DocumentationFAQS
VMware Player Virtualization environment for x64 computers with Microsoft Windows or Linux.   Faqs
VOSviewer Tool for the construction and visualization of bibliometric networks. Configuration customize setting set up tool icon - Basic Icon Element Documentation
XAMPP PHP development environment (Apache + MariaDB + PHP + Perl). Configuration customize setting set up tool icon - Basic Icon Element

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VPN

Acronym for “Virtual Private Network“, i.e., virtual private network.

The purpose of the service is to provide safer access to public and private networks for the academic community of Iscte. 

Through this service a tunnel is created that protects data traffic from prying eyes, even when you do not navigate a secure network.

How to install VPN?     How to Connect | Turn off the VPN?

Learn more about VPN

WiFi

Iscte’s wireless networking service covers much of the campus being accessible through SSID eduroam.

Eduroam (Education Roaming) is a mobility service developed for the international teaching and research community.

How to set up?

Use the CAT Eduroam automatic installer.

Learn more about eduroam


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