This article contains information for University staff only.
The K drive is used to store shared files and is viewable by authorised users. You can also use Google Drive to share documents.
The K drive on a PC
To access the K drive on a standard University desktop PC, select This PC on the Desktop.
Request K drive rights
The K drive request form should be completed by the applicant which will then prompt your line manager for authorisation during the process. To request rights to the K: drive, please complete the form below.
The K drive is backed up regularly, you can easily restore files using the guidance in the article below.
Remote access to the K drive
You can access the K drive wherever you are (on or off campus) by choosing the appropriate article below:
Help with the K drive
Please contact the Service Desk if you are:
- not sure where to save your files
- concerned about who has access to a particular area
- wanting any advice on using the K drive
Corporate shared documents must be stored within the Electronic Records Management System (eRecords). For further guidance on storing your work, please see here.