Information Services

Communication and collaboration

Communication and collaboration services including email, telephones, MyEd and UniDesk.


Information on various email-related services around the University for staff, students, visitors and alumni.

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.


A comprehensive guide to the University of Edinburgh’s telephone service.

MyEd Portal

MyEd is the University of Edinburgh's web portal. It is a gateway to web-based services within and beyond the University and offers a personalised set of content with single sign on to key University services such as Learn and Office365.

Wiki Service

“A wiki is a web application that allows collaborative modification, extension, or deletion of its content and structure”. Source: Wikipedia


Videoconferencing suites located in the Central area, Kings Buildings and at Holyrood may be booked by members of staff using the v-scene management and scheduling service of janet. Advice and consultancy is also available for those wishing to procure and setup their own videoconferencing facilities

Event Booking

The Event Booking service is an administrative tool for the scheduling of internal courses, allowing available course searches and online booking.

IS Managed Mobile Service

A selection of devices, data options and mobile contracts available through Information Services.

Electronic Voting and Electoral System

The Electronic Voting and Electoral System (EVES) delivers a secure and reliable online voting service via MyEd.


UniDesk is used for logging, tracking and reporting on service incidents.

Reporting + Analytics (BI Suite)

The Reporting + Analytics Service provides a suite of tools to allow users to report on and explore the information available in University systems.

Committee Intranets

A Committee Intranet is effectively a restricted Document and Content Management System, specifically for Committee information and papers.