Office 365 is Microsoft's Office, email, calendar, document storage and collaboration products made available in the "cloud".  You can access these products from your web browser, your PC and your mobile devices from anywhere in the world.

Email

On Office 365, you can continue to use your Outlook desktop application as usual - it will be linked to your Office 365 account. Your desktop application should look and behave as it always did.

Alternatively, you can access your email etc via Office 365 using your web browser.

  1. Go to https://outlook.office.com/owa/
  2. Login using your HWU user ID@hw.ac.uk e.g. abc123@hw.ac.uk and password

See Email for more information.

What do you get with Office 365?

Email and Calendar

  • Feature rich web browser access to your University email, calendar, contacts and tasks
  • 50 Gb of mailbox storage
  • Use the calendar to schedule meetings quickly and easily
  • Share your availability with others in the University

OneDrive

  • 1 Tb of storage for your documents.
  • Create and edit Microsoft Office documents from OneDrive in your browser
  • Includes Word, Excel, OneNote and PowerPoint web apps
  • Share documents and collaborate with others

See File Storage from more information.

Mobile Apps

  • Keep in touch when you’re on the go.
  • Retrieve and send University emails, contacts, and meeting appointments.
  • Get Office 365 apps for your Surface, Windows Phone, iPhone, iPad, Android and more...