The Department on Human Communication Sciences IT Team (HCS-IT) supports staff and students in the department. The team consists of Jose Garcia (Senior Technician) and Jonathan Holroyd (IT Support Technician).

All IT related issues should be directed towards the team in the first instance, we offer support for a range of personal devices, including laptops, smartphones and tablets.

Our Services

We can advise Staff and Students on the following:

  • Hardware and Software setup, troubleshooting and general advice
  • Virus and malware removal
  • Connecting equipment to the network, including WiFi and VPN
  • Mobile device setup
  • Fixing hardware and software issues
  • Advice on procurement
  • Backup solutions
  • Data Security
  • Equipment booking

When bringing your equipment in, please also supply the power cable, as we will be unable to evaluate anything which runs out of power.

Contact details can be found below:

telephone: 0114 22 22453 or 0114 22 22430


Room 115
362 Mushroom Lane
S10 2TS