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Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 brings together all your familiar Office apps like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as a range of other applications to assist you with your studies and help you to learn new skills.

Access the whole suite of Microsoft apps – For FREE, throughout your time with us.

Logos for Microsoft 365 applications including Office, OneDrive and Teams

With your Uni Microsoft 365 account, you get a whopping 1TB of cloud storage in OneDrive and you can chat, meet and share with Microsoft Teams

Access your Unimail account via Outlook.  You can also explore FormsSwayPlannerTo Do and more!

Accessibility is at the very heart of Microsoft 365 with tools such as immersive reader, live captions and subtitles that help all of us be our best.

Anytime, anywhere, any device.

Sign in and Install Microsoft 365 apps

Microsoft 365 can be accessed entirely within your internet browser.  As well, you can install the full and latest versions of the Office apps to on your Windows or mac OS device - for FREE.  

To get started, go to directly, or visit the Microsoft 365 tile in UDo and sign in.

Enter your username [studentnumber] and your usual Uni password.  

Tablet or smartphone?  Head to your device's app store to get all the Microsoft 365 apps to stay connected on the move.

Why Learn to use Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 and Windows are used by individuals and businesses across the globe.  Many of the tools you might learn to use to assist with your studies will also provide you with valuable skills that you can go on to use in the workplace.

Microsoft 365 programs can help you to perform many tasks quickly and easily, for example:

  • Producing written documents and reports
  • Preparing electronic slides for a presentation
  • Storing data, performing calculations and producing charts
  • Collating resources and note-taking
  • Collaboration and team work
  • Organisation, innovation and automation of tasks

The University of Derby is a Microsoft university and 365 gives us a platform that we can all use to collaborate.  Not all organisations and workplaces use Microsoft 365, however other companies may subscribe to comparable digital toolkits such as Apple or Google, and the digital skills you learn while using Microsoft tools will be transferrable.


General Microsoft 365 Resources