How to request more space on your M: Drive

You can ask for more disk space by contacting the IT Service Desk.

Undergraduates and Taught Postgraduates

  • You initially have 1GB space (your quota).
  • You can increase your default quota up to 2 GB through the IT Service Desk.
  • If you want to increase your quota up to 3 GB, ask your User Rep, who will need to place your request through the IT Service Desk for you. If your User Rep supports your application, the increase is automatically granted.

Research Postgraduates

  • You initially have 1GB space (your quota).
  • You can increase your default quota up to 3 GB through the IT Service Desk.
  • If you want to increase your quota up to 5 GB, ask your User Rep, who will need to place your request through the IT Service Desk for you. If your User Rep supports your application, the increase is automatically granted.

Staff on DS domain

  • You initially have 5GB space (your quota)
  • You can increase your default quota up to 7 GB through the IT Service Desk.
  • If you want to increase your quota up to 10 GB, ask your User Rep, who will need to place your request through the IT Service Desk for you. If your User Rep supports your application, the increase is automatically granted.

Staff on ADMIN domain

  • You initially have 1GB space (your quota)
  • You can increase your default quota up to 2 GB through the IT Service Desk.
  • If you want to increase your quota up to 5 GB, ask your User Rep, who will need to place your request through the IT Service Desk for you. If your User Rep supports your application, the increase is automatically granted.

If you want more space than the amount above, then these requests are looked at by the User Rep and need to be further authorised once the impact has been assessed.