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Skype for Business

Collaborate with students and staff anywhere in the world via instant messaging, voice and video calling, screen sharing and online meetings.

Step 1. Decide what you'll use it for

Here are a few examples that show how your department could use Skype for Business.

If you...You could use Skype for Business to...
need an answer immediately instant message a colleague to ask a question
attend multiple face-to-face meetings everyday video call from your own office

Step 2. Learn the basics

Whether you prefer to learn as you go, read, or watch videos, there's a resource for everyone.

Skype for Business Video Training‌‌

Watch a series of 1-2 minute videos to get a feel for Skype for Business.

Skype for Business Help Center

Find everything from quick start guides and templates to tips and training videos.

More training and support

Between the Microsoft resources and on-premise training, you'll be an Office 365 expert in no time.


Step 3. Explore upcoming features

All your favourite Skype for Business features will eventually be incorporated into Teams. Read more about this transition and upcoming features.

What's new‌‌

High-level overview of what's been launched recently.


A user feedback site that lets you vote for and submit which features comes next.

Skype for Business blog

Learn best practices, news, and trends directly from the team behind the app.