The university's subscription to Office 365 allows staff and students to use Microsoft Office apps on Windows and Mac, iOS and Android devices.

Office 365 offers those involved in teaching, learning or research an adaptive IT environment with the ability to better collaborate through industry standard tools, and fast secure storage.

What is Office 365?

Office 365 is the name Microsoft  has given to a platform that provides users access to their cloud based Office software which allows you to create, collaborate and share your work.  In addition to the usual Microsoft Office apps, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote etc. Office 365 also offers additional collaboration and communication tools such as OneDrive and Skype for Business, Teams and the Yammer social networking platform.

Installation guides

Follow these simple steps to access the online Office 365 apps from your on your devices:

  1. Go to http://login.gre.ac.uk
  2. Type in your university username followed by @gre.ac.uk (eg. xx1425z@gre.ac.uk). 
  3. Enter your university password and click Sign In.

You may be prompted to download and install an App (such as Word or PowerPoint) to your device, which is designed specifically to run on that platform. 

Microsoft provide detailed instructions of how to download and install the Office 365 software across a range of operating systems.

University User Guides