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Skype for Business

Skype for Business is our instant messaging, video conferencing and screen sharing platform. Staff can access it from the university desktop or personal device.

Accessing Skype for Business

University desktop computers

Staff have Skype for Business installed on their University desktop computer. You can find instructions on how to access Skype for Business by visiting our guides for Windows and Mac computers.

Personal devices

You can install Skype for Business for free on most devices, including your computer, tablet and smartphone. You can find instructions on how to install the application on Windows, Mac and iOS or Android devices. You can also access Skype for Business Instant Messaging from your browser.

To get the most out of Skype for Business video conferencing you will need a Skype for Business certified headset and webcam. Your department can order our recommended webcam and headset through the IT shop.

Find out more

Training and online resources are available if you want to learn more about using Skype for Business.