Fake emails targeting universities

There is currently a malicious email targeting universities encouraging staff and students to click on a link to keep their account active.

This is not genuine. Please do not click on this link and if you receive the email, delete it immediately. The University will never ask to you to manage your account like this. The email looks like this:

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Sometimes you'll get an email that appears to come the University, the IT Service Desk or similar, but in fact it is trying to trick you into revealing important information such as your username and password, bank details etc. This is phishing.  

If you are in any doubt about whether the email is genuine, contact the IT Service Desk as soon as possible.