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Microsoft 365 December review

Here’s a summary of some of the changes we’ve seen in Microsoft 365 through December. Breakout Rooms Breakout Rooms are now available in Microsoft Teams. Meeting organisers can create up to fifty breakout rooms and…

Microsoft 365 November review

Here’s a summary of some of the changes we’ve seen in Microsoft 365 through November. Polls in Teams meetings As a Teams meeting presenter or organiser, you can now prepare polls in advance. Go to your Teams meeting…

Using @mentions in Microsoft Teams

The best way to communicate effectively with others in Microsoft Teams is to use @mentions. When you use an @mention in Teams it sends a notification to people’s Activity tab. Almost like a virtual tap on the shoulder.…

Why you should use OneDrive for Business

OneDrive for Business is a cloud-based file storage platform, providing 1TB of storage allocation to staff and students across the University. Here are a few of OneDrive’s best features. Version history Losing a file…

Troubleshooting common Teams issues

Nothing's worse than when you join a meeting and can't see the chat - or can't join at all. Usually, there's no need to panic and a few simple steps can help.

Organising a panel discussion event

Over Summer, the University made Teams Live Events available for staff and students to use to broadcast live online events to up to 10,000 events. In light of this, we thought it best to share all our advice for…

Meeting options explained

When we speak about Teams meeting options during our sessions, it's normally the first time our attendees have heard the term. Find out how to tailor your meeting options to suit the security requirements of your…

Microsoft 365 October review

Here’s a summary of some of the changes we’ve seen in Microsoft 365 through October. New attendee audio option for meetings Meeting organisers can now disable attendee mics to prevent them from unmuting during a…