Email | Word | Excel | PowerPoint | OneDrive | Microsoft Teams | Guides | Training
Office 365 is built for teamwork making it easier to share and work together online.
Learning and Teaching
- IT essentials for remote study - Technical specifications
- Preparation for study, research and writing while online Advice and information for online courses and classes
- Blended Learning and Assessment Moodle A comprehensive online resource that has been designed to help you make the most of learning and studying online.
- Glasgow Anywhere Desktop - Remote desktop - run the same programs as you would on campus.
- Getting started with Zoom
- Remote and blended teaching - teaching design and using video in teaching
- Digital accessibility - making content accessible
- MVLS 'Getting Started' Moodle course (enrolment key: digitaleducation) - A guide to remote and blended teaching for MVLS staff
- Classroom voting (Mentimeter)
- Overleaf (collaborative LaTeX authoring)
Accessing your files
- OneDrive for Business 1TB of personal cloud storage. Save your files and access them from anywhere. Can be used for sharing and collaboration.
- Microsoft Teams 25TB of storage per Team. Easily share and collaborate with others.
- How to upload files to Office 365 How to move your files from H: and J: drives to OneDrive and Teams.
- Glasgow Anywhere Desktop (Students) Access your files from your own device as you would on a campus cluster PC
- Remote Desktop (Staff) Remote access to a windows desktop for staff
- Connect to your office SSD workstation remotely from elsewhere (staff only)This allows you to connect to the PC you use the most. Please note you may need to raise a Helpdesk request to switch your office PC on for this to work.
Using your own device
If your home device is Windows 7 you must not use it for remote working Get Windows 10 from Microsoft
Software and apps
- Install Office via O365 access emails, contacts, calendar and other office apps like Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote over the internet.
- VPN (Virtual Private Network) Not required for
Student Desktop access
- Glasgow Anywhere Desktop Access programs and your files from your own device
Staff Desktop access
- Connect to your workstation at the University from elsewhere.
- Remote Desktop service access to shared drives
Wifi on campus
- eduroam Wi-Fi setup while on Campus
Computer set up tips
- Advice on computer setups at home from the Safety & Environmental Protection Service
- Connect an external monitor or television to your laptop (docx, 440kb)
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.
- 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.
Using the Library
Note: you do not need to use the VPN service to access Library resources
- Library search
- Full text online
- Temporary access to additional e-resources
- E-resources - off-campus access
- E-resources general usage guidelines
- Guide to E-books
- Finding journal articles
- Accessing theses
- Subject guides
- Access your Library account using MyGlasgow
- Library Remote
- Using Zoom in the library
Health & wellbeing
- Health & Wellbeing and guidance for working or studying remotely Advice, guidance, and resources for working and studying remotely.
- Home working computer setup tips from Safety & Environmental Protection Service
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