All undergraduate students and postgraduate taught students have access to email in the cloud, using Microsoft Office 365. Cloud users have access to the latest version of Outlook Web Access (OWA).
Postgraduate Research students will be moved to the newest version of OWA later this academic year. Currently PGRs use OWA 2010.
Connect your mobile device to your email account http://go.qub.ac.uk/emailonphone
OWA (Cloud-based) tips and videos will be added here in September
OWA 2010 guide [17-page PDF]
Some important points
- Office 365: this service provides 1 terabyte of space [1 Terabyte - see Wikipedia] and Office 365 provides web-based Office applications (Word, Excel, etc); file storage (OneDrive), sharing. - see page aboout Office 365 at Queens
- PG research students have a quota of 1 Gb.
- You cannot automatically forward emails from your Queen's account to another email account
You are required to read and use your QUB email account to communicate, and receive communication from the University. Please read this good advice about writing emails Corrigan Paul T, Hunt McNabb, Cameron (2015) "Re: Your Recent Email to Your Professor" Inside Higher Ed d, https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2015/04/16/advice-students-so-they-dont-sound-silly-emails-essay Last Accessed 29 Aug 2016
Email Address Format
Student email addresses are generated by adding the first letter of each of the student’s given names to the student’s family name and adding to this a 2 digit number. Examples of student email addresses are as follows:
If you get offensive email
If you receive email, the content of which is offensive, threatening, obscene or otherwise "harmful" then do not respond to it, rather report the matter to email@example.com Please remember to retain the message for investigation.