Microsoft Teams is software that enables you and your team to work together remotely by giving you a collaboration platform to work within.

With Teams you can host meetings with your colleagues and classmates; use chat to message each other; collaborate on documents in real time together; store your shared files; and use tools like Microsoft Planner to help everyone keep on track of team tasks.


Is this software right for me?

This software can be used by staff, on university or personal computers, whether that is a laptop or desktop, both on and off campus.


What does this software do?

Teams is used for instant messaging, voice calls, video calls, and transferring files.

Windows version : Current

Support Level : None

How do I get it?

Staff :

For help on how to get started with Teams visit our Teams Training and support pages, or our FAQs, including how to get the Teams App.

Computer Labs :

Licence Agreement / Costs

Type : Site Licence

End Date : Renewed annually

Licence Details :

Full licence terms are available below:

 Microsoft Teams License Terms 

Usage :

Software can be installed on any machine personally owned or owned/leased by the University, either on or off campus.

This includes staff machines, open access machines, and machines in departmental labs.

Personal Licence : Not applicable


If you want to know more about how we are exploring new more effective ways of working with each other using the new Microsoft 365 apps, sign up to the Cloud Transformation Team site and be part of the conversation.  You will be able to see our Microsoft 365 Roadmap and get early access to join up for orientation and training events like our Teams Orientation Webinar as well as participate in surveys and vote for what apps and functions you would like to see rolled out next.


Who is it for?

Staff :

Free to download for staff.

System Requirements

minimum system requirements

1.6 ghz (or higher) (32-bit or 64-bit) 2 core memory

4.0 gb ram hard disk

3.0 gb of available disk space

1024 x 768 screen resolution