Glasgow Anywhere

Learning and Teaching

For students

For staff

Accessing your files

Using your own device

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Software and apps

Student Desktop access

Staff Desktop access

Wifi on campus

Computer set up tips

Information Security

Data Protection Act 2018

Responsibilities in reference to paper and data storage 

  • Check what personal data you process and store, and make sure that you still have a valid reason for retaining it. If no reason exists, securely destroy it.
  • You need to demonstrate that the personal data you have is secure and you have a justifiable reason to process it.
  • Find out more about Data Protection

Collaborating and meeting online

Classes, video meetings and seminars

  • Using Zoom The University's video web and conferencing service using a secure, easy platform for video and audio conferencing, messaging, and private webinars across mobile and desktop/laptop. Note: If you would like to host a large, public webinar on Zoom (instead of a meeting, class or lecture) then please contact the Helpdesk
  • Creating meetings, classes or seminars using Zoom Advice on how to set up, run, and share a Zoom meeting for work or teaching.
  • Using Microsoft Teams Instantly go from group chat to video conference with the touch of a button. Teams of 10 or 10,000 can meet in one place, no matter how many places they’re in.

Sharing Documents

  • Using Microsoft Teams A hub for teamwork, where you can chat, hold meetings, and share files and apps.
  • Overleaf - for all students and staff who would like to use a collaborative, online LaTeX authoring tool for their projects.


Email and calendar

Exchange Online: email, calendar, people and tasks

Health & wellbeing

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