Live@edu – End of an Era

It gives me great pleasure in announcing that we have now completed the Live@edu Upgrade program to Office 365. In the course of just a year, we have upgraded over 9 Million users, equating to 5000 customers; this has been no small feat by our engineering teams, nor our customers and a little celebration is…


The Service Upgrade

Over the course of the year until the end of September 2013, we are going to be rolling out the new Office 365 Education service to existing customers who are on the “pre-upgrade Office 365”.  The service upgrade for Office 365 will deliver exciting new features, including: The new Office If you have purchased a…


IT Academy: Office 365 Education Training & Certification

The upgrade process from Live@edu to Office 365 Education has begun, and if your organisation has an IT Academy subscription then you have access to the Office 365 training material and the ability to gain a Microsoft certification! Through using the IT Academy, your institution’s IT staff can be completely proficient in Office 365; meaning…

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The new Office 365 Education is here!

The new Office 365 Education is here! Yesterday Microsoft launched the next generation of Office 365, but did you know this included Office 365 Education as well? We first launched Office 365 for education last June and since then we’ve heard inspiring stories from our customers including Kilmarnock College and the University of West London…

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Office 365 Education Deployment Resources

Updated: October 21st 2013 Over the last few months I’ve come across some fantastic resources to help customers deploy Office 365 more easily and more efficiently. I decided it was finally time to put a post together to bring all of those Office 365 Education deployment resources onto one page – I’ll keep adding to…

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Welcome to Office 365 for education

I love good news, and starting today the world’s best productivity, communications and collaboration experience is available to schools at no cost. Welcome to Office 365 for education! “The cloud and online learning are key trends transforming education today. Office 365 for education delivers a holistic collaboration platform that will change the game,” said Anthony…

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Calendar Publishing in Live@edu

So, you want to publish your calendar? In my last post I talked about how you could set up sharing free/busy information between two Live@edu environments but what about sharing your whole calendar with someone? When you click share in the calendar screen, by default, the options to publish the calendar to the Internet are…

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How to Create Compelling, Memorable Lectures with Microsoft PowerPoint Web App

Meet Kevin, an undergrad at a large university in Oregon. Kevin lives on campus and uses his laptop everywhere from the library to his dorm, to the hallway outside the classroom. And he never goes anywhere without his smart phone, which he checks before, during, and after class. Kevin’s university provides Live@EDU for all its…

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How to transform your notes, media, and ideas with Microsoft OneNote Web App

Meet Kevin, an undergrad at a large university in Oregon. Kevin lives on campus and uses his laptop everywhere from the library to his dorm, to the hallway outside the classroom. And he never goes anywhere without his smart phone, which he checks before, during, and after class. Kevin’s university provides Live@EDU for all its…

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