The university has subscribed to Microsoft Office 365 and as a result of which Office 365 is now available free of cost to all shu students and staff during your time at Sheffield Hallam University. This means you can have the latest version of the full Office productivity suite which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and more for both offline and online use.
You can install Microsoft Office 365 on up to five Windows and Mac laptops/PCs. You can also access 1TB of cloud storage on OneDrive for business – a safe place to store most University files which can be used in line with the University’s cloud storage policy (see http://eisf.shu.ac.uk/EISF2015/CloudStorage.html for more details).
Where to get it?
To download Microsoft Office on your laptops, Windows PCs, and Macs, visit https://go.shu.ac.uk/office365. When you’re prompted to log in, enter your username using this format – firstname.lastname@example.org followed by your password.
Note that if you already have an older version of Microsoft Office, you may not want to install the free Office 365 on your computer as doing so may remove that version from your computer. Then when your time at the University is finished you could find yourself without a working version of Office, as you will lose access to Office 365.