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Office 365 apps

We've enabled a range of Office 365 applications for you to use. Find them on the Office 365 Portal or download certain apps to your desktop and mobile.

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What's available


Bring everything together in a shared workspace where you can chat, share files, and work with business apps.


Work efficiently with email, calendar, contacts, tasks, and more—together in one place.


Collaborate when writing documents, working on project plans, scheduling meetings, or sending email.

Office Online

With Office Online you can view, edit, and share Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote files on your devices using a web browser, so you can work anywhere.


A note-taking application for collecting, organising and sharing digital notes.


video service that allows you to create and share videos securely within your organisation.


A simple, lightweight app that lets you easily create surveys, quizzes, and polls.


An intelligent digital storytelling app for creating and sharing interactive web reports and presentation.

Skype for Business

Instant message colleagues, have online meetings, and make audio and video calls.


Create plans, organise and assign tasks, chat about what you're working on, and get updates on progress.


Share and collaborate on files with anyone, they don't need to have a St Andrews account.


What app to use when

to another person Skype for Business Instant Messaging, Teams Chat, Outlook Email
to a small group of people  Skype for Business Meetings, Teams Channels, Office 365 Groups, Outlook Email
presenting ideas Sway, Stream, Visio*, Teams Site, Groups Site
Collaborating with others
sharing a mailbox Teams, Groups
sharing a calendar Teams, Groups
co-authoring  Teams, Groups, OneDrive for Business, Office Online
Saving files
for personal use OneDrive for Business
that you only need to share once OneDrive for Business
relating to an ongoing project Teams, Groups
that need additional owners Teams, Groups
Managing tasks
for yourself Outlook Tasks
for your group Planner 
for your project Project*, Planner

*Individual licences can be purchased from IT purchasing.