Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams incorporates voice calls, video calls, Chat, online meetings , and screen sharing in one solution.

HWU staff and students can access Teams on the HWU desktop or a personal device.

Key features

  • Find channels to belong to or create your own. Inside channels you can hold on-the-spot meetings, have conversations, and share files.
  • Integration with Microsoft Outlook makes it easy to contact HWU colleagues
  • Quickly check contact availability – status indicator shows if they are available
  • Schedule online meetings 
  • Hold impromptu video meetings started with the click of a button
  • Present and share your screen i.e. PowerPoint presentation or your entire desktop.

Platforms: Teams can be used on PCs/laptops, smartphones and MacBook's.

Staff and student desktop

On your HWU managed desktop

  1. Click the Windows start button at the bottom left of your screen
  2. Microsoft Teams is listed under M, if it is not there you can install it from
Personal device

Download a free copy of Office from Office 365 onto your home PC or laptop (

The Office 365 download includes Teams - see Installing Office 365 ProPlus for Mac or PC  for more information.


Use the App on your iPhone/iPad


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Key information