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Access

All Queen's staff and students have access to Office 365 allowing you to use a range of cloud-based services, including the Collaboration App 'Teams' and 'OneDrive', alongside the familiar Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Because they are cloud-based, the Office 365 Apps can be accessed anytime and anywhere from a wide range of devices.

To access Office 365, use the Quick Link on Queen's Online or access Office 365.

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Training

The Queen's Office 365 Training site will help you get up to speed with Office 365 and the new Apps such as OneDrive, Teams and Forms. The training site contains a wealth of training in bite sized chunks from LinkedIn Learning (accessible to Staff only) and Microsoft, as well as FAQs and Queen's Use Case studies to show how colleagues are making use of Office 365. It is highly recommended that all Staff and Students complete the basic training detailed on this site.

Access the Queen's Office 365 Training site

Additionally, Schools/Faculties/Directorates can request tutor led Office 365 training for larger groups by emailing itcourses@qub.ac.uk.

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Support

Technical support queries relating to Office 365 should be directed to the IS Service Desk.

How to use queries should be directed to the IS Training Unit by emailing itcourses@qub.ac.uk. However most queries regarding how to use Office 365 Apps can be answered by a quick search on the Microsoft Support site or the Queen's Office 365 Training site above.

Queen's has an Office 365 Champions Team to request help and share advice & tips. A list of Champions for your School or Directorate is available on the Queen's Office 365 Training site above. Anyone is welcome to join the Champions Team; just email itcourses@qub.ac.uk and ask to be added.

 

Overview of most frequently used Apps

  • OneDrive
    • OneDrive is a file storage system, that gives you 1 Terabyte of storage space. 
    • Collaborate with other users, both internal and external to Queen's, by sharing documents and folders.
    • Synchronise files across devices
  • Teams

    Work collaboratively with colleagues by:

    • Engaging in online chat
    • Share files
    • Have online meetings, using headset and microphone
    • Share your screen
  • OneNote
    • A digital notebook that provides a single place for all your notes, screenshots, diagrams, etc.
    • Create additional notebooks to share information with others
  • Forms
    • Create surveys and forms, using a range of question types
    • Obtain a link to the form, which you can send to anyone, both interal or external to Queen's
    • As users click "Submit", their feedback appears in your Office 365
    • View results in Office 365 or download an Excel spreadsheet