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.
For a full list click here
How do I access it?
The quick and easy way to access the
programs is by logging into myUWE and accessing your UWE Email
account. If you select the grid of nine squares in the top left
hand corner you will see a list of programs to choose from.
And if I want to install it?
For a step-by-step guide on how to install
Office 365 click
How many copies can I download?
You can install Office on up to a total
of 5 devices. If you reach your limit you can deactivate an
installed copy by visiting the same page from where you first
installed Office and selecting one of the listed copies that you
Which devices does it work on?
Office365 will run on most recent operating
systems of Windows, Android and Apple devices, both mobile and
desktop. For more information see the Microsoft webpage on
What do I need to access
All you need is your UWE email address and
password. The version of Office provided does not
require a license key. As long as you are a current student it
will be activated.
What happens to my Office
programs and data when I leave?
Once you have completed your course you will
be placed on a 3 month trial version. You will have to
arrange your own purchase of Office or remove your data before the
end of the trail period to avoid losing it. All data
stored in your UWE OneDrive account and all your UWE Outlook emails
will be deleted at this point.
What is the difference between
my Personal OneDrive and the OneDrive provided by?
The OneDrive facility we provide is
officially titled “OneDrive for Business” and provides 1 TB of
storage capacity. Microsoft also provide a Personal OneDrive that
anyone can sign-up to which provides 5 GB of storage for
Can I transfer my UWE OneDrive
data to my personal OneDrive?
In order to do this you would need to
download all your UWE Onedrive files to a computer and then
re-upload them to your Personal OneDrive.
What if i have any queries
We can lend a hand with installation issues
and advice on OneDrive. Click the ITS Service Desk link below for a
list of ways to contact us. For help with how to use any of the
software we recommend