Information Services

Resources for Students

A collection of resources to support students with personal document management and online collaboration at the University.

The SharePoint Solutions Service team have developed a series of guides covering an assortment of the Office 365 applications available to you free of charge as students at the University of Edinburgh for the duration of your studies.

We have uploaded the below materials to the SharePoint Solutions Service site. Please login to the SharePoint site using your University Login details.

Each guide covers a different theme and set of Office 365 applications, featuring guidance and examples of suggested usage. 

  1. Personal Document Management at University
  • Getting Started with OneDrive
  • Organise Your Notes with OneNote
  1. Online Collaboration for Team Projects and Group Work
  • SharePoint for Students
  • Chat and Collaborate with Microsoft Teams
  • Organise Tasks with Planner
  1. Online Tools for Student Committees and Societies
  • Creating Surveys with Microsoft Forms
  • Creating Community Online with Yammer
  1. Sustainable Study: From Paper to Working Digitally
  • This section includes potential solutions for sustainable study using the apps discussed thus far
  1. Studying Online: Supporting Remote Learning
  • Office 365 at the University
  • Other Collaboration Tools at the University


Need further support?

Please contact IS Helpline, ensuring 'SharePoint' is included in the subject line.