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Office 365 Education

The International Open University is pleased to announce an agreement with Microsoft to offer Office 365 Education, a suite of online and offline services, to the students of the International Open University. Office 365 Education for

Students suite includes:
Office 365 ProPlus

Office 365 ProPlus is one of the subscription service plans in the new Office. This productivity software (including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher, Access, Skype for Business) is installed on your desktop or laptop computer. Office 365 ProPlus is a user-based service that allows people to access the Office programs on up to five PCs or Macs and on mobile devices. Traditional Office installations were tied to the computers they were installed on.

Office Online

Office Online allows users to use web browser (Explorer, Chrome, Safari, and Firefox) to create, view, and edit Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote files online. Office Web Apps are browser friendly.

Hosted Email

Business-class email, calendar, contacts, 50 GB of storage space and the ability to use domain are included in the suite.

SharePoint Online

SharePoint Online gives you a central place to share documents and information with classmates and friends. You can also create websites and take advantage of customization options. Furthermore, you are allowed to invite external users to work on your documents and projects.

OneDrive for Business

OneDrive for Business gives each user 1 TB of personal storage that can be accessed from anywhere and syncs with a PC. This allows users to easily share their files internally and externally and control who sees and edits them.

How to apply?
  1. Students who already have an Office 365 account offered by the IOU can submit a license upgrade request here. Once your license is upgraded, you will be able to download and install the latest version of the Office from your account home page.
  2. Students who do not have an Office 365 account offered by the IOU are required to apply through the following portals:
Degree Campus Diploma Campus GQMC Campus

Students are advised to read carefully the instructions mentioned therein.
New accounts and license upgrades will be processed within 3-4 working days after due verification, inshaAllah.