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IT Newslett for Staff - Aug 2013
for Staff Aug 2013



To access Staff Mail from a web browser - simply go to NP Home page and click on the EXTRANET link at the top right.

Wireless access to NPal systems

If you intend to access NPal Student Admin or NPal2 HR & FIN sub-systems via the wireless network, please remember to establish VPN first before accessing the system.

VPN from NPWireless:

VPN from remote access:

Time saving tips for NPal2

How to access your frequently used
functions without navigating through the sub-menu?

Here is a tip on how to keep your Bluetooth-enabled device secure:

Click on Favorites menu at the top left of NPal2 Home screen to view your Recently Used functions.

You could also create your personal My Favorites list by using 'Add to Favorites' on the top right hand corner.




Using the internet for information, communication and entertainment is a norm for many of us. As we surf the Internet, we should be aware of the threats online and how to protect our personal information.

Do you know how to safeguard your identity?

If you access the internet using smartphones, do you know how to secure your smartphones?

Find out more at GoSafeOnline.

System Maintenance Schedule for Aug 2013

Sat, 3 Aug 2013, 9am to 6pm

Network Maintenance at Makan Place
There will be no internet and wireless network access on Sat, 3 Aug 2013, from 9:00am to 6:00pm.

If you require access to the network, you may consider

  • The Atrium at Blk 1
  • The Poolside canteen at Blk 18
  • The Munch canteen at Blk 73


Sat, 3 Aug 2013, 9am to 10.30am

MeL Maintenance
If you encounter momentary interruption in using MeL during the maintenance period, please try again.


Sun, 4 Aug 2013, 1pm to 4pm

NPal & NPal2 Maintenance
All NPal and NPal2 services for staff and students will be unavailable on Sun, 4 Aug 2013 from 1pm to 4pm for the application of security patches.


Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Please email to should you require further information or clarification.

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