Microsoft Student Advantage

Great news! With Microsoft's new Advantage scheme, we're now able to provide Microsoft Office 365 Pro Plus to all Students and Staff for no charge.

What's included with Office 365 ProPlus subscription license?

  • PC and Laptops running Windows: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Access, Publisher, Outlook, Lync & InfoPath (Office 2013 base applications)
  • Apple Mac: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook (Office 2011 for Mac base applications)
  • Apple iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Lync
  • Andriod: Office Mobile (Word, Excel & PowerPoint), OneNote, Outlook Web Access, Lync
  • Windows Phone 8: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote

 

How can I get Office 365 ProPlus?

For Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Apple Mac follow these simple steps;

  • If you already have a previous version of Microsoft Office please uninstall Office prior to installing Office 365 ProPlus
  • On the computer or Mac you wish to install Office 365 ProPlus on log in to your UWTSD Office 365 account, for help logging in visit our O365 page
  • Click the cog in the top right corner
  • Click Office 365 settings
  • Click Software
  • Make sure Office is selected in the left menu
  • Mac users: click Install
    • If prompted to enter either a product key or sign in, click Sign in to an existing Office 365 subscription and authenticate using your UWTSD email address and password.
  • Windows users: if you're happy to install the default 32-bit version then click Install
  • Windows users: if you would like to install 64-bit version:
    • Click Advanced
    • From the drop down list select 64-bit
    • Click Install

To find out if you have a 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows;

On Windows 7:

  • Click the Start button
  • Right-click Computer
  • Left click Properties
  • Under System Type you should see either 32-bit or 64-bit operating system

On Windows 8

  • On your keyboard press Windows Key and D together
  • Hover your mouse in the bottom right corner of your screen
  • In the window that pops up click Settings
  • Click PC Info
  • you should see either 32-bit or 64-bit operating system

On Windows 8.1

  • Right click the Start button (in the bottom left corner of your screen)
  • Click System
  • you should see either 32-bit or 64-bit operating system

PC System Requirements;

  • Operating System: Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 8.1
  • Processor: 1GHz or faster x86 or 64-bit with SSE2
  • Memory (RAM): 1 GB for 32-bit, 2 GB for 64-bit
  • Disk Space: 3 GB
  • Monitor Resolution: 1024 x 768

Mac OSx System Requirements;

  • Operating System: OSx 10.5.8 or later
  • Processor: Intel Processor
  • Memory (RAM): 1 GB
  • Disk Space: 2.5 GB
  • Hard Disk: HFS+ hard disk format (also known as Mac OSx Extended or HFS Plus)
  • Monitor Resolution: 1080 x 768

For Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch follow these simple steps;

Each app can be downloaded directly from the Apple Apple Store or visit these links:

Requirements;

  • iOS Version: iOS 6.1 or later
  • iPhone Models: 4, 4s, 5, 5c, 5s, 6 & 6 Plus
  • iPad Models: All Models
  • iPod Touch: 5th Generation or later

For Android follow these simple steps;

Each app can be downloaded directly from the Google Play Store or visit these links:

Requirements;

  • OS Version: OS 4.0 or later
  • Models: Touch enabled smartphones only

 

For Windows Phone 8 follow these simple steps;

Some Microsoft Apps are pre-installed on Windows Phone 8, other Apps can be downloaded directly from the Windows Phone Store or visit these links:

  • Microsoft Office Mobile (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) are all pre-installed
  • Microsoft OneNote is pre-installed
  • Microsoft Lync

Requirements;

  • OS Version: Windows Phone 8 or later

Frequently asked questions

How many machines/devices can I install Office 365 ProPlus on?

Each subscription license allows you to run Office on up to five machines being Mac or PC. You can also run Office Mobile for Android or Office Mobile for iPhone on up to 5 mobile devices.

Is Office 365 ProPlus the full version of Office?

Yes, this is full Office on the PC, Mac, iPhone/iPod Touch, and Android platform and all are available for offline use.

How long will my free subscription of Office 365 ProPlus last for?

You will be licensed for the duration of your course(s) because the license is linked to your UWTSD Office 365 email account.

Could there be issues using Office 2013 ProPlus on my personal device and Office 2010 on Open Access PC’s at University?

To open a Microsoft Word 2013 .docx or .docm file in Word 2010 or 2007, you don’t need to do anything extra. Just open the file. For previous versions of Office, you can view Microsoft's compatibility webpage.


Userguides

For Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1;

Microsoft Quick start guides for all applications available can be found on Microsofts Webpage

For Mac OSx 10.5.8 or later;

Microsoft have Quick start guides for the below applications:

For iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch;

Microsoft have Quick start guides for the below applications:

For Android;

Microsoft have Quick start guides for the below applications: