Turnitin ends support for Internet Explorer after 31 August 2020

Turnitin ends support for Internet Explorer (IE) after 31 August 2020.

After 31 Aug, you will still be able to access Turnitin products using IE, but Turnitin products will no longer be updated to work seamlessly on the IE browser.

As such, IE will be an Unsupported Browser on LumiNUS after that date.

Please upgrade to a modern web browser (in order of recommendation):

  1. Chrome
  2. Firefox
  3. Edge
  4. Safari (Mac/iOS)

2010 in 2020? Semester naming shorthand in NUS

In various places, you may see 2010. Since this year is 2020, it would appear that this 2010 a mistake. However, is not. In NUS, we use the following shorthand for semesters:

  • AY19/20 Sem 1: 1910
  • AY19/20 Sem 2: 1920
  • AY19/20 Special Term 1: 1930
  • AY19/20 Special Term 2: 1940
  • AY20/21 Sem 1: 2010
  • AY20/21 Sem 2: 2020
  • AY20/21 Special Term 1: 2030
  • AY20/21 Special Term 2: 2040
  • AY21/22 Sem 1: 2110
  • etc.

You will see this shorthand in LumiNUS and other NUS websites and online services.

Semester shorthand in LumiNUS

There are also esoteric codes such as 2000, 2011, etc. but these apply to specific faculties/schools (e.g. Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine) or postgraduate terms as their semesters may not align with typical undergraduate semesters.

Semester codes in LumiNUS

Turnitin and iThenticate maintenance from Sat 1 Aug, 2300 hrs to Sun 2 Aug, 0500 hrs

Turnitin and iThenticate will not be available from Sat 1 Aug, 2300 hrs to Sun 2 Aug, 0500 hrs (6 hours) due to scheduled maintenance.

Turnitin and iThenticate will be unavailable between those times.

This is also applicable to Turnitin submission folders in LumiNUS.

For further information and system updates, please:

You may also visit Turnitin System Status.

Panopto AP Cloud scheduled downtime on Sat 27 Jun from 0100 to 0400 hrs

Panopto will undergo scheduled maintenance on Saturday 27 June from 0100 to 0400 hrs (3 hours). Panopto cloud site will be upgraded to the latest release.

Panopto, MediaWeb (including MediaWeb channels in LumiNUS Multimedia) and Web Lectures will be affected. You should expect up to 60 minutes of downtime, beginning at the start of the maintenance window.

Please avoid recording, processing or viewing media on Panopto, MediaWeb or Web Lectures during the scheduled maintenance.