Office 365 for UWE Students

The University now provides all students with access to Office 365, which benefits include a larger e-mail inbox, and safe and secure online storage option via OneDrive for Business. Office 365 allows you to access your email, contacts, calendar and Office documents remotely via your web browser. The quick and easy way to access all of the following features is by logging into myUWE and accessing your UWE Email account.

We have provided answers to some of the most common questions about Office 365, please visit the Office 365 FAQs page for information. For online training courses please visit Lynda.com and search ‘Office 365’.

Find out more about what is available to you:

Outlook Web Apps

Access your e-mail, calendar, contacts and other useful features online via your browser.

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.

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

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

Microsoft Office Web Apps

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 fellow students.

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

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

Newsfeed

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

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.

Delve

Office Delve shows you personalized information from across Office 365 based on what you're working on and what's trending around you.

Microsoft Office Desktop Applications

Microsoft Office is available on all UWE desktops and loanable 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 other students. To access your free download please sign into your UWE Email.

Outlook

Outlook lets you access your emails, calendars, arrange your daily tasks and arrange meetings with other UWE Students and your tutors.

Word

Word lets you create, edit, and share Word documents with other students and your tutors.

Excel

Excel lets you create, edit, and share Excel workbooks with other students and your tutors.

PowerPoint

PowerPoint lets you create, edit and share PowerPoint presentations with other students and your tutors.

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.

Mobile Apps

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

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