Policies & Procedures

A collection of NIE policies, procedures and instructions.

Computing Policies


NIE staff and students are subject to the following terms and conditions:
  • Computer Account
  • Equipment Loan
  • Computer Lab Usage
  • NIE Wireless
    By logging into NIE Wireless, users agree to adhere unconditionally to the rules set out in the Usage Guidelines and ICT Security Policy of National Institute of Education.

    Take note of the DOs and DON'Ts so that we can enjoy seamless and disruption-free services.

    ✔ DOs
    • Respect the resources of the Institute and that of other wireless users.
    • Comply with all licensing terms and conditions regulating the use of any material, including software.
    • Protect your personal computer (PC), notebook or personal digital assistant (PDA) with commercially proven anti-virus software.
    • Update your operating system and wireless applications regularly with latest security fixes from the software providers.
    • Prevent leakage of your private information or data transactions by using encryption or, at least, make sure the website which performs the transaction is secured and encrypted via SSL (Secure Sockets Layer e.g. https://).
    • Use strong password combinations with at least 8 alphanumeric characters without any leading or trailing blanks, and change your password regularly.

    ✘ DON'Ts
    • Do not setup your own wireless access points within NIE campus.
    • Do not violate the privacy of other wireless users.
    • Do not copy, share or misuse copyrighted material.
    • Do not use the given resources to harass other users or disrupt their usage.
    • Do not divulge your password to anyone, not even your best friend, as you are responsible for all the actions carried out by your user ID.
    • Do not write or display your password anywhere.
    • Do not open dubious email attachments without any protection from an updated anti-virus software.

CUS Services Indemnity


An indemnity agreement shall be in force between the Centre for User Support (CUS) staff and users when the services of the centre are engaged.

CUS Services Indemnity

IT Security Policies


NIE staff and students shall abide by the NIE IT Security Policies when performing their computing tasks.

IT Security Policies