Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams (also known as MS Teams or Teams) is a secure Office 365 collaboration tool that helps teams stay organised and connected.

MS Teams integrates directly with Office 365 applications making it easy for staff and students to arrange online meetings securely, wherever they are.

Current Status

MS Teams functionality update.

All students are enabled for MS Teams Meetings. Please refer to Best Practice tips for Virtual Meetings.

You will find additional information, training materials and FAQs below. Please also keep an eye on your emails and follow us on Twitter @UlsterUniISD and refer back to this site.

Teams Meetings

Currently you can attend Teams meetings. Please refer to the Best Practice tips for Virtual Meetings.

Meetings in Teams can be audio or video conference sessions that allow people to connect from any device.

How to access Teams

Web browser (Currently the preferred method):

  • Login to the Student Portal
  • Click the All Office365 Apps tile
  • Select Teams from the list of apps.

*Note - MS Teams is not available for use via the Safari web browser

Desktop app

to have Teams running all the time on your desktop, download the desktop app.

You can find it easily on the web version of the Teams client, in the bottom left hand section of the purple side bar.

Depending on your device, you should be able to install Teams without being prompted for admin permissions.

If you have any issues please contact servicedesk@ulster.ac.uk.

Mobile Device

To use Teams on a mobile device, go to the app store and install the Teams app.

Enter your full University email address, in the format Other-an2@ulster.ac.uk and your Network password and click 'Sign In'.

Further Information

ISD have created an MS Teams Guide where you will find links to Microsoft training videos and easy to follow guides categorised by feature to make it easier to find what you need quickly

We also recommend referring to the following to find out more about MS Teams and specific functionality as it becomes available.

Information Governance

It is important that you consider Protecting Information when sharing information in MS Teams.

Contact the Service Desk

In addition to core working hours, extended support is available from 5pm to 9am Weekdays, 24-hour Weekends, Bank Holidays and all year round.