Communications and collaboration


  • The Outlook resources are only intended for staff, research postgraduates and any students/taught postgraduates joining after 2016.
  • The Gmail resources are only intended for students and taught postgraduates joining prior to 2017 (students and taught postgraduates on Gmail will be given an opportunity to migrate to Outlook later).

Self-study materials

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University of Bristol resources:

NOTE: to access the following resources you must sign in using the long version of your University of Bristol username, e.g.

See also information on learning Microsoft Office packages (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access) elsewhere on this website.

External resources:

Google support resources

Taught courses

Microsoft Office 365 logoWe offer a small number of taught courses and clinics to help staff and postgraduate research students adopt Microsoft Office 365. Courses currently open for booking are:

The above sessions normally take place in our training rooms located in 31 Great George Street (Level 1), but we can also run them in your own department, school or division if you wish. Finally, if you are struggling with Outlook or another aspect of Office 365, 1:1 appointments can be arranged. Contact us with details of your requirements to request an on-site session or a 1:1. Please note that this service is dependent on staff availability.