Students of the University of Otago are entitled to five Microsoft Office 365 licences for their personal devices. This means you can use Office on your own computers and devices free of charge while you are studying.

Once you've completed the course enrolment declaration and have received your student email address you will be able to download and install Office 365 on up to five of your personal devices.

The table gives a summary of the main Office programs available on each type of device. See below for more information and how to download and install:

Windows Mac OSX Tablets and Phones
Word Yes Yes Yes
Excel Yes Yes Yes
PowerPoint Yes Yes Yes
Outlook Yes Yes Yes
OneNote Yes OSX 10.10 and above* Yes
Publisher Yes No No
Access Yes No No

* To get OneNote for earlier versions of Mac OSX, search the Mac App Store or go to the Microsoft OneNote download website:

Download Microsoft OneNote

Other applications such as Skype, Lync, Delve, etc. are also available in some packages.

Installing Office 365

Last updated 14/04/2021 11.38 AM

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