Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams (MS Teams) is a collaboration platform, that makes collaboration and group work more accessible and more efficient.

As well as the chat-based communications, MS Teams' integration with other Microsoft services allows users access to shared files, collaborative editing, and easy switching between voice, video and text chat.

For subject specific uses, academic staff will advise how they will be using this software.

How do I access Microsoft Teams?

Microsoft has download links for all Computers and Phones, click the relevant option from the downloads page and follow the install prompts on your desired device.

There also is a web-based version of Teams, however, it's recommended to install from the above links for best experience and performance.

Frequently Asked Questions

Visit the Frequently Asked Questions page for answers to some of the most common questions regarding the Microsoft Teams rollout.


If you are experiencing difficulties with downloading or signing into Microsoft Teams, Student IT Support can assist further.

System Requirements and Compatibility

Platform System and hardware requirements
Windows Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7
Mac OS X 10.7 or higher
Supported Browsers

Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
Safari 5+
Internet Explorer 7 or later