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Oxford Brookes students get wrong pictures on ID card applications
9:20am Thursday 13th September 2012 in News
Students are asked to upload a picture for their ID card and then to later check course details added by the university.
But a software error meant the wrong photograph appeared on about 100 students’ details.
Spokesman Edward Reed said: “The university is fully on top of dealing with this matter.
“When students enrol at Oxford Brookes University, they fill in their details online and this information forms the basis of their ID card. They also upload a photo.
“We had feedback from some that an incorrect picture appeared after they had uploaded their photo.
“This was due to a short-lived problem with the software used for uploading information which affects a maximum of 100 students.”
The university will begin enrolment next Wednesday and lessons will begin the following Wednesday.
Mr Reed said: “The semester has not started and no student ID cards have been printed out yet.
“We will start printing cards over the next few days and, for the students affected, will wait until they are at Brookes before printing.
“No incorrect ID cards have been printed or issued.”