Getting Started with GFS Community What are the activities and benefits I am entitled to after becoming a registered member in GFS Community?
Globsyn Finishing School Community is a platform for students to learn and share the contents. Registered members can network, blog, tweet, share videos and photographs, read articles and technical documents via this platform. They can also exchange information with Faculties or GFS Corporate bodies on relevant topics.How do I Sign up in GFS Community?
Click on the "Register Now" button in the index page to open the "User Registration" model window. Here provide us with your first name, last name, email address, date of birth and the desired password before clicking on the "Register" button. You will receive a validation email instantly. Click on the link available in it. Unless a user receives this validation email and validates the link in it, he/she cannot log into the portal.I have not yet received any validation email for signing up -what shall I do?
You might have entered an invalid / inexistent / inactivated email address while entering your registration information, please verify and re-enter your info afresh. If you have entered a valid email address and still the problem persists, please contact firstname.lastname@example.orgI get an error while using the link in the validation email- what to do?
Please follow the steps below to resolve this issue: First, try logging in with the email address you signed up with. If you are unable to log in, copy and paste the full link that you received in the validation email into your browser. If you're still having trouble after the above steps, please contact email@example.comI forgot my password- what to do?
It's okay to forget things. You can reset your password by clicking here .I reset my password but it does not work the next time I log in- what can be done?
Below steps are to be followed sequentially: If you are prompted to reset your password every time you log in, your problem may be related to your internet browser. Please Clear your browser's cache and cookies, then restart your browser and try logging in again. If you cannot log in after completing step one, reset your password here. If you are able to reset your password but cannot log back in using the new password, please contact us firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are unable to receive the email to reset your password because you have made too many requests to reset your password, contact us here email@example.com.I am unable to register! The system displays "Email / Date of Birth do not match with our records."
Please ensure that you have provided the right combination of email Id and Date of Birth, as you had given during enrolling for the Globsyn Practice School program.What is a broadcast?
Broadcast, similar to tweeting, is a micro-blogging tool to let the community members know the latest happenings and give them a 'live' glimpse into your life. Some examples of a broadcast can be - "on my way to class" OR "feeling excited about my project" OR "made three new friends today" etc.How do I use the Technical Information Section?
The Technical Information Section has been designed to serve as a knowledge bank of information for our students and alumni. Here our research assistants and faculties will upload articles, white papers and relevant industry information that will keep every student up to date with the latest industry happenings.Blog Related FAQs What is GFS blogs?
GFS blog is an online medium of exchanging views on a given topic. One can add or upload images also within a blog. A blog here can be answered or responded by any logged in user.What if "Blogs" link at the top does not work?
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for such an issue with blogging.The 'Post Blog' button is not working - what to do?
Please contact email@example.com for such an issue with blogging.My blog is posted but not visible in the Blog List-what to do?
You have to log out and clear your browser off cookies etc. and then re-open the browser to log in afresh. If the problem persists, please contact firstname.lastname@example.orgNo entries can be made in the New Blog Post window- what to do?
Please contact email@example.com for such an issue with bloggingHow to comment on other's blog?
Click on the blog icon (on which you want to comment) in the right navigation. The blog details will open with a section to enter your views on the topic, there you can comment.Can I insert pictures in blogs?
No, you can only insert texts, pictures cannot be inserted in blogs.What is GFS Forum?
GFS forum is an online discussion platform open to GFS students to discuss amongst themselves on a variety of topics including topics that are studied and discussed as part of the curriculum. Students after graduating from our courses can continue to use this platform to enhance and share information and debate about topics of their own interest.Tweet Related FAQs What is a tweet or tweeting?
Amongst the most popular online 'information sharing' medium a 'Tweet' is a micro blog that enables users to broadcast short and quick messages to its community of followers. The act of writing and publishing 'Tweets' is called as 'Twitting'.How to follow my friend's tweets?
First use the 'Find People' option to locate your friend (they must be a member of the GFS community though!) and a request will be sent to you friend. Once your friend accepts the request, you will automatically start following them.How do I find my friends?
Being a registered member, you can search for people by name or user name or invite friends via email. If you don't want to do that, Once you've found your friends, follow them to start getting their updates.What does it mean to follow someone's tweets?
Following someone simply means receiving their updates. When you follow someone, every time they post a new message, it will appear on your tweet list. So you always get the updates in real time. When you log in, you can see what the latest updates are by clicking on the Tweets tab on the Header.How do I know who I'm following?
There is a section in the Right Navigation that list the members that you are following.How do I know who is following me?
here is a section in the Right Navigation that lists the members who are following you.Can I edit a tweet once I post it?
Nope. Once it's out there, you can't edit it. You can delete by clicking the trash icon on the right end of the tweet, but you can't make changes.Can I insert pictures in Tweets?
No, you can only insert texts, pictures cannot be inserted in Tweets.Using Chat Application Can anyone on GFS Community contact me in Chat?
Yes, every logged in member can contact you through GFS Community Chat.How do I delete or look through my Chat History? Is it saved permanently?
You can view recent conversation history by opening a chat window with your friend. At this time, you cannot view older conversations or conversations with friends who are not currently online. To clear your Chat History, click the "Clear Chat History" link at the top of your Chat window. While Chat History is saved from page to page, and even between login sessions, please note that it is not logged permanently.How do I start a conversation with someone using GFS Community Chat?
You can see which members are online by clicking at the left navigation of the GFS Community portal. A green dot will appear alongside the name and image of the members online and available to chat. Clicking on the name / image / green dot will start a conversation with the corresponding online member. To send a Chat message, simply type your message and then press "Enter" or "Return" on your computer keyboard.What can I do if Chat isn't working consistently for me?
If you are having ongoing issues with Chat, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org .How do I create a smiley and other emoticons in ChatRoom?
To add emoticons, type the following characters into your message: :) :( :/ >:( :'( :-* <3 Please also feel free to test out your own combinations.How do I turn off pop-up Chat notifications?
You can turn off specific types of pop-up notifications if you don't want to receive them. When a notification appears, click the "X" to close it.Can I chat with more than one person in the same conversation?
At this time you can only chat with people on a one-to-one basis. Group chat is unavailable.Can I edit my Friend Lists for GFS Community Chat on my desktop client?
No. You cannot edit the members list at GFS Community portal.My question is not listed above - what to do?
Please contact email@example.comHow can I create or join a chat room?
Use the 'Create Chat Room' option from in the Chat Room to create a chat room. To join an existing chat room just click on the chat room of your choice from the list of chat rooms.Media Related FAQs What can I do in the Media Section?
The media section has a variety of 3 choices for GFS Community members: My Media: Community members can upload and share their experience. Shared Media: Students/ Alumni's that are part of our community can see all shared images. Video: Enables a Student/ Alumni to share and access video content. To share a video content, students can send their video's to firstname.lastname@example.orgHow can I Upload an Image?
Use the 'My Media' section to upload an image. To do so, so go to My Media and click on 'upload image'. Browse for and select the image that you would like to upload and click on the 'Upload' tab. All images should be in the relevant format and size should not exceed 1 (one) MB.Can I comment on any media?
Yes, users can comment on any media that has been posted in the media section.Profile Related FAQs What is curriculum?
'Curriculum' refers to the course outline. It's specific to the community as well as the 'technology track' which has been selected during the enrolment phase.What is a Class note?
Class Notes are a broad summary of what has been taught in the class, during a week. Class notes are uploaded weekly.How can I know if I have been given an assignment?
To access weekly assignments, you would need to go to 'My Account' and then 'Syllabus' and click on Assignments. Assignments are posted on a weekly basis.How can I upload my profile image?
Clicking on the empty image in your profile page will open a model window. You can browse and upload an image here.