Not sure exactly what you're trying to achieve so let's start with the basics - apologies if it's too basic :-)
The permissions that a user sees are made up from 2 parts - the permissions set on the share (you've said it's full control on all of them) and the NTFS permissions on the actual folder/files.
The result is the most restrictive of the two - eg if either of them is "read/only" then that's all you can do. Given this, I like to make the shares full permission and focus on getting the folder permissions right.
The cacls command is part of Windows and you can use it like this:
This says, take the folder e:\users etc and edit the existing perms (/e) Do this to the whole tree (/t - ie everything under this folder) and grant (/g) change permission to user 07smitha (change permission means read, write, delete - basically, everything but change permissions - in general you don't want your users changing the permissions)
cacls E:\Users\Students\Work\Intake07\07smitha /e /t /g 07smitha:c
If the permissions on e:\users\students\work are set right (I would normally have administrators - full; system - full) then this is good.
so, how do you do all the folders in intake07 in 1 go? this is where simple batch commands come in. If you type:
then you'll see a list of folders flash by - the for command is saying do "something" multiple times. The /d says "only match directories". The %i is a variable - basically, you're going to look at every folder (* means match every folder; try using s* and see what happens) and put it's name in %i and then the "do" bit says what you want it to do - in this case echo (show on screen) its value
for /d %i in (*) do echo %i
Well, that's pretty but no use. To make it do something "real" you change that echo to something meaningful:
this will give you a series of commands and because your username matches the folder name it will work - eg you'll get
for /d %i in (*) do cacls %i /e /t /g %i:c
and so on.
cacls aardvark /e /t /g aardvark:c
cacls buffalo /e /t /g buffalo:c
cacls cheetah /e /t /g cheetah:c
I hope that get's you started - shout if it doesn't help or is going completely the wrong way!