Working with Office 365/ Office 2016

All students and staff now have access to download MS Office free of charge.  This will install the latest MS Office 2016 version to your device.  Office 2016 is available for both Windows and Mac. It replaces Office 2013 on Windows and Office 2011 on Macs.

Office 2016 is the standard desktop MS Office version on campus.

What are the benefits of Office 2016?

Office 2016 provides some new features that can help improve ease of use and productivity, and on the PC version in particular has tools that make collaboration easier and more effective,

Office 365 does give you access to Office online, which allows you to edit documents online from any device without installing the software.

The guidance below will introduce these new features and help you get started with using Office 2016 effectively and highlight the changes in Office 365 and Office 2016.


Word 365 Online

Word 2016


Word 2016 training course

Word 2016 Quick Start Guide (Mac)

Word 2016 Quick Start Guide (Mobile)

Word 2016 Quick Start Guide (Windows) 

Excel 365 Online

Excel 2016


Excel 2016 training course

Excel 2016 Quick Start Guide (Mac)

Excel 2016 Quick Start Guide (Mobile)

Excel 2016 Quick Start Guide (Windows)

PowerPoint 365 Online

PowerPoint 2016

Powerpoint 2016 training course

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PowerPoint 2016 Quick Start Guide (Mobile)

PowerPoint 2016 Quick Start Guide (Windows)


OneNote 365 Online

OneNote 2016


OneNote 2016 Quick Start Guide (Mac)

OneNote 2016 Quick Start Guide (Mobile)

OneNote 2016 Quick Start Guide (Windows)


Microsoft IT Academy Courses also available

IT Academy