Office 365 and Microsoft Office 2016 for Staff

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The University now provides all UWE staff with access to Office 365's collection of cloud based services and Microsoft Office 2016 desktop applications. Benefits include a larger e-mail inbox and safe and secure online storage option via OneDrive for Business and copies of Office for home use.

  • Office 365

    is cloud based service that offers you a collection of tools to enable you to access your email, contacts, calendar and Office documents remotely via your web browser when working away from your UWE issued PC or Laptop.

  • Microsoft Office 2016

    is a collection of applications installed onto your UWE PC, laptop and tablet and you can access your mail and files saved on OneDrive for Business without signing in online.

The quick and easy way to access all of the following features is by logging into your staff email account.

Find out more about what is available to you:

Outlook Web Apps

Mail Calendar People Tasks

Find out how the Outlook Web Apps will work for you.

Access your e-mail, calendar, contacts and other useful features online via your browser.  Logon to begin and get familiar.

Mail

Mail lets you use your email account from any web browser. You can customise the look of your inbox and messages, control how messages are processed and stored, and create rules to manage incoming mail. You can also configure your account on most mobile devices. As a UWE staff member, you will receive a 50GB mailbox quota and receive an additional 100GB online archive.

Calendar

Use your Calendar to create and track appointments and meetings. You can create multiple calendars, link to other people’s calendars, and share your calendar with others in your organisation.

People

Use People to manage your personal contacts and to view any address books that have been set up for your organisation.

Tasks

Tasks lets you keep track of things that you need to do but don’t necessarily want to put on your calendar.

OneDrive for Business

OneDrive

Store, sync, share, and easily collaborate on files securely with OneDrive for Business. UWE staff have access to 1TB of OneDrive storage that can be easily accessed online via your browser, through mobile apps and on your UWE issued PC/Laptop.

Find out how OneDrive for Business will work for you.

Office Online

Word Excel PowerPoint OneNote

Find out how the Microsoft Office Web Apps will work for you.

A selection of Microsoft Office applications available to you online, scaled down versions of the Office desktop apps that enables you to create and edit your documents via your browser. Enhance your collaborative efforts while working on the same document 'live' with your colleagues.

Word Online

Word Online lets you create, edit, and share Word documents in your browser. You can access your documents from any device and work with other people at the same time.

Excel Online

Excel Online lets you create, edit, and share Excel workbooks in your browser. You can access workbooks from any device and work with other people at the same time.

PowerPoint Online

PowerPoint Online lets you create, edit and share PowerPoint presentations in your browser. You can access and deliver presentations from any device and work with other people at the same time.

OneNote Online

OneNote Online lets you create, edit, and share OneNote notebooks in your browser. You can access notebooks from any device. Take notes, track to-do items, and work with other people at the same time.

Other Web Apps

Yammer Newsfeed Planner Sway Forms

Find out how these Web Apps will work for you.

A selection of Microsoft web apps that Microsoft provide to help with your productivity and daily tasks.

Yammer

Yammer is a private social network that helps you and your company stay on top of it all. Yammer allows you to get connected to the right people, share information across teams and organise around projects so you can go further – faster.

Newsfeed

Post a comment in the SharePoint Newsfeed to start a conversation with everyone in your organisation or just a small group of people.

Planner

Planner lets you easily build teams, share goals, and track progress to get work done together – anywhere, on any device.

Sway

Sway is an intelligent app that helps you easily create an interactive web-based canvas of your ideas. Pull your content from a variety of sources with minimal effort and use the built-in layout engine to craft a cohesive look and feel that looks great on any screen.

Forms preview

Forms preview is a new part of Office 365 Education that allows teachers and students to quickly and easily create custom quizzes, surveys, questionnaires, registrations and more.

Microsoft Office 2016

Outlook Word Excel PowerPoint Access
OneNote Publisher Project Visio Sway

Find out how Microsoft Office 2016 will work for you.

Microsoft Office 2016, the latest version of Office, will soon be available to staff on their UWE desktops/laptops and is available to download free, on up to 5 devices for home use. Enhance your collaborative efforts while working on the same document 'live' with your colleagues. To access your free download please sign into your UWE Email.

Outlook

Outlook lets you access your work emails, manage your calendars, arrange your daily tasks and arrange meetings with your colleagues.

Word

Word lets you create, edit, and share Word documents to your colleagues.

Excel

Excel lets you create, edit, and share Excel workbooks to your colleagues.

PowerPoint

PowerPoint lets you create, edit and share PowerPoint presentations to your colleagues.

Access

Create your own database to manage any data handling requirements you may have.

OneNote

OneNote lets you create, edit, and share OneNote notebooks in your browser. You can access notebooks from any device. Take notes, track to-do items, and work with other people at the same time.

Publisher

Easily create, personalise, and share a wide range of professional-quality publications. Swap pictures with a simple drag and drop, or add pictures directly from your online albums. Use special effects to make your publications stand out.

Project

Make project management easy and collaborate from virtually anywhere with the right tools for project managers, project teams and decision makers.
(Available for staff to purchase from IT Services for use on your UWE issued PC/Laptop)

Visio

Work visually, diagrams made simple.  The one-stop diagramming solution to simplify and communicate complex information.
(Available for staff to purchase from IT Services for use on your UWE issued PC/Laptop)

Sway

Sway is an intelligent app that helps you easily create an interactive web-based canvas of your ideas. Pull your content from a variety of sources with minimal effort, use the built-in layout engine to craft a cohesive look and feel that looks great on any screen.

Skype for Business

Skype for Business

Connect your teams with the experience they love, in the Office applications they use every day. Now, with Skype for Business you can simplify your infrastructure with one platform for calling, conferencing, IM, video, and sharing.

Find out how Skype for Business will work for you.

Mobile Apps

OneDrive Word Excel
PowerPoint OneNote Outlook

You can also access your Office Apps on your mobile devices.

Apple iPhone, iPad and iPad Pro

You can access from the Apple App Store:

  • OneDrive for Business
  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • OneNote
  • Outlook

Android phones and tablets

You can access from the Google Play store:

  • OneDrive for Business
  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • OneNote
  • Outlook

Windows phones and tablets

You can access from the Microsoft Store:

  • OneDrive for Business
  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • OneNote
  • Outlook

Find out how the Mobile Apps will work for you.

Collaboration using Office 365 services

The change to using Microsoft Office 365 means that collaboration with colleagues, no matter where they or you are, is a simple and seamless activity.

Find how you can collaborate with your colleagues

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