August 2014
 

2nd Road Show for Annual Notebook Ownership Programme Starting on 10 September
Three Smart Tips to Keep Your Credentials Safe
Hot News: FREE MS Office ProPlus Software Licenses for CURRENT STUDENTS!!
OneDrive for Business - 1TB Free Cloud Storage Available to Staff and Students
Reminder – Software Asset Management (SAM) Exercise 2013/14
Phasing-out of Legacy Network Protocols - IPX and AppleTalk
Upgrade of ITS HelpCentre Online Tracking Service (HOTS)
Green Campus - New Online Graduate Employment Survey Now Ready
Update on SUSE Certified Linux Administrator Training for Students
September Staff IT Training Workshops



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Hot News: FREE MS Office ProPlus Software Licenses for CURRENT STUDENTS!!
 

 

Starting from September 2014, all current students with a valid PolyU Connect email account can install the latest full desktop version of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook free of charge. MS Office can be installed on up to five PCs or Macs in addition to five Windows tablets or iPads. Students can also install Office on multiple smart phones for easy access.

 

The components that can be installed vary according to the platform that you are using:

*Each current student can use up to FIVE Office ProPlus Software Licenses

   

Simple steps to install MS Office

1.

Login to your PolyU Connect email account

2. Click the Settings icon  at the top right hand corner
3.

Click Office 365 settings in the drop down menu

4. Click Software on the left panel
5.

Select Install to install the latest version of Office

6.

Optionally, you can download and install other software listed on the left panel.

 

Please click here and refer to Section G for the detailed download procedures of Office ProPlus and other software.  

Please click here for the procedures of downloading MS Office related apps on mobile devices.

 

Should you have any enquiries or need assistance in installing the MS Office, please feel free to contact the ITS Help Center Hotline at 2766 5900.

 

 

Paula Wu
Assistant Information Technology Officer (Electronic Messaging & Collaboration)

 

 
 


 
OneDrive for Business - 1TB Free Cloud Storage Available to Staff and Students
 

 

As one of the components of Office 365, OneDrive for Business is a free personalized web storage service which can be accessed anytime anywhere.

 

It is a Dropbox like online storage with the following features:

The maximum file size is 2GB (300MB if uploading via web). If you need to send a large file (larger than 18 MB) to your recipient, instead of sending it via email, you can upload it to OneDrive for Business and then share the link via email. 

Please refer to the following links for the User Guide of OneDrive for Business:

 

 

Paula Wu
Assistant Information Technology Officer (Electronic Messaging & Collaboration)