University Of Glasgow Microsoft Office

By | 7th June 2017

University Of Glasgow Microsoft Office

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Office 365 is built for teamwork, making it easier to share documents and work together.

Your University Office 365 account gives you access to:

  • Exchange Online (currently students only): email, calendar, people and tasks
  • OneDrive for Business: 1TB of cloud storage and the ability to share files with anyone you wish
  • Office Online: create and edit Word, Excel and Powerpoint documents – and more – using only your browser
  • Office apps on your devices: download up to 5 copies of the Office suite for your PC/Mac and 5 copies of each app for your mobile devices, free of charge
  • Skype for Business: video conference from your desk or mobile; share your desktop; use instant messaging and more.
  • Yammer: a social networking tool for students and staff to create networks and communities
  • World-class data security: Office 365 meets all our requirements for data security, regulatory and legal compliance. Find out more about data security: Office 365 Trust Center

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University Of Glasgow Microsoft Office

Getting Office

Get Office on University managed desktop computers

Students: Word and Excel are installed on all computer cluster PCs. Depending on the cluster, other Office apps may also be available.

Staff: The Office suite is already installed on all Standard Staff Desktop (SSD) computers. If your PC has an earlier version, you can update to Office 2016.

Get Office on your own PC or laptop

Your University Office 365 account allows you to install the latest versions of the Microsoft Office apps on up to five personal computers, free of charge.

  1. On your PC or laptop, log in to Office 365 using your University email address and GUID password
  2. Click the Settings cog at top right
  3. Under ‘Your app settings’, click Office 365
  4. Click Install software
  5. Follow the instructions to install your chosen apps
  6. The first time you run an Office app on your PC or laptop, and occasionally thereafter, you may be prompted to sign in. Just enter your University email address and GUID password.

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Get Office on your mobile device

Your University Office 365 account allows you to install the latest versions of the Microsoft Office apps to up to five mobile devices, free of charge.

  1. Download the apps you want (Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc) to your device from your app store.
  2. Log in with your University email address and GUID password.

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