About Office 365 at UC

All students currently fully enrolled at the University of Canterbury can install and use Office 365 on their personally owned computers (Mac and Windows) for free. Versions are also available for mobile devices (Android, iOS, Windows Mobile).

Overview

This article covers:

  • What Office 365 is
  • What Office 365 is

    Office 365 is an online version of Microsoft Office made up of web-based Office applications (or Office web apps) and cloud storage using OneDrive for Business.

    The package of Office web apps available will depend on whether you have a Mac or Windows device.

    On a Windows device, you will have the latest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Access, Publisher, Outlook, Skype and OneDrive available to you.

    On an Apple device, you will have the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook and OneDrive available to you.


  • Frequently asked questions about Office 365
  • Frequently asked questions about Office 365

    Click here to view a list of FAQ's relating to Office 365.



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All students currently fully enrolled at the University of Canterbury can install and use Office 365 on their personally owned computers (Mac and Windows) for free. Versions are also available for mobile devices (Android, iOS, Windows Mobile).

Overview

This article covers:

  • How to install Office 365 applications on your computer
  • How to install Office 365 applications on your computer

    1. Log in to your student email using your UClive credentials (username@uclive.ac.nz) and password)

    2. Once you’ve logged in, click on the squares located at the top left-hand side of your screen. See the below image for reference.

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    3. In the menu that opens, click on the Office 365 link. This will open a new tab in your browser.

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    4. At the top-right hand side of your screen, first, click Install Office and then click Office 365 apps from the options that automatically appear below.

     

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    5. This will automatically download Office 365. Once the download has completed, locate where Office 365 has downloaded to. Where exactly Office 365 will download to can vary as it will depend on what operating system you are using, what browser you are using and your computer setup and configuration. Once you’ve located the download, double-click it and the install will then run on its own.

    Please note that this installation can take up to an hour, so if you’re doing this on a laptop or tablet we would highly recommend doing so when your device is plugged in and fully charged.

    If you have any problems with the installation or use of Microsoft Office 365, please don’t hesitate to contact the IT Service Desk for assistance.


  • Install OneDrive
  • Install OneDrive

    Click here to learn how to install OneDrive.



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All students currently fully enrolled at the University of Canterbury can install and use Office 365 on their personally owned computers (Mac and Windows) for free. Versions are also available for mobile devices (Android, iOS, Windows Mobile).

Overview

This article covers:

  • How to Access Office 365 Services
  • How to Access Office 365 Services

    All Office 365 services can be accessed online via the same url:

    • Email
    • OneDrive
    • Office Web Apps

    Login to Office 365



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