Office 365

Office 365

Office 365 is free to download and use for Sheffield Hallam students both on and off campus. It includes the most recent versions of the Office suite, such as Word, Powerpoint and Excel. Your files are backed up via cloud storage meaning you can collaborate with others and easily swap between your desktop, tablet and phone.

How to access Office 365 at Hallam

To access and download the free software go to our dedicated Office 365 webpage.

You can also access it through the Blackboard home page. 


Office 365 has some great new learning tools to support your reading, writing and research. You can use these tools to: read back your work, change the way your screen looks, and to help you find the right words. To learn more book a support session. 

Follow this link for more information about Assistive Technology.


Other Information:

  • You only need to install on your personal device not a managed desktop.
  • Ensure that you keep your PC active and do not let it go into sleep mode during the download.
  • Visio and project can be accessed on Managed desktop only.


Want to learn how to master this application? Sign up for a free certification here.