Intermittent MySQL errors affecting access to MyCourses

DIT are aware of a problem with accessing some University websites including the University homepage and When accessing, you may get an intermittent MySQL error or it may advise that you are not registered for MyCourses.  

What is happening? 

DIT have been working on this since yesterday and have been able to put some measures in place to minimise the disruption. We will continue to work on this through the morning and hope to have a resolution by early afternoon.  

What should you do?

There may continue to be brief interruptions to the University homepage and MyCourses throughout today. Please bear with us while we continue to resolve this fault.  

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.