Information Services

Office 365

Microsoft's Office 365 suite combines email, calendar, OneDrive file storage, Office Online apps and Skype for Business, as well as other collaboration products available to all University staff and students.

Log in at http://www.office365.ed.ac.uk

 

What is Office 365?

A summary of the various features of the Office 365 suite of applications, which include email, calendar, file storage, collaboration tools and document creation.

Email & Calendar

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Comprehensive documentation on how to access and use the University's Office 365 email and calendar services as well as set up accounts in client software (such as Outlook) or on a mobile device.

Timetable on My Phone

Timetable on My Phone
MyTimetable information is being added to Office 365 calendars, enabling you to easily add them to your phone, computer or other devices.

OneDrive For Business

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OneDrive For Business is cloud-based file storage for all staff and students as part of the Office 365 suite, allowing you to store and access personal and work files from anywhere.

OneNote and Office Online

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Microsoft's OneNote digital note-taking application and the rest of the Office Online suite of Word, Excel and PowerPoint enable you to work on your Office documents inside your OneDrive file storage via a web browser.

Skype For Business

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Skype For Business is a unified communications platform available to all staff and students that enables instant messaging, audio & video conferencing and online meetings.

Frequently-Asked Questions (FAQs)

Comprehensive FAQs on Microsoft's Office 365 suite of applications, email, document storage and collaboration products available to all University staff and students.

 

Microsoft Office software download

All active University staff and students are entitled to download, install and activate up to 5 copies of the standalone Microsoft Office software on personal computers or mobile devices for the duration of their time at the University. 

Get the latest Microsoft Office software

A closer look at Microsoft Office 2016

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