Strathcloud is a cloud-type storage application. It is available to staff and postgraduate researchers.

*Strathcloud will be retired as a data storage service on 31st August 2023.

  • If you wish to retain data currently stored on Strathcloud, you must migrate the data to an alternative storage service by 31/08/2023. Data remaining on Strathcloud after this date will be deleted automatically.
  • We recommend using Microsoft 365 storage (OneDrive, Teams, SharePoint).
  • Note: the Strathcloud service for accessing your H: and i: drives when off-campus, will be retained after 31/08/2023.
  • For more information on how to migrate, visit the M365 Training and Support page.

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About Strathcloud

Strathcloud is a secure place to store and electronic files. You can easily access and share files saved in Strathcloud. You can use Strathcloud on your desktop computer(s), laptop, smartphone or tablet.

Usually, the service is simply called 'Strathcloud'. However, you may also hear the names 'Strathcloud Sharefile' or just 'Sharefile'. Sharefile is the name of the underlying Citrix system which supports Strathcloud. Strathcloud and Sharefile are two names for the same service.

Features of Strathcloud

With Strathcloud you can:

  • Store electronic files in a system that works like Dropbox or GoogleDrive, but is owned by the University.
  • Share and collaborate on files with others, whether or not they work or study at Strathclyde.
  • Sync your files between University storage and a range of devices, so that you can access your work even if you aren't connected to the internet or University network.
  • Share attachments that are too large to send by email.
  • Access your H: and i: drive from off-campus with Strathcloud Network Shares.

Learn more about Strathcloud

Visit our In Depth pages for more information about Strathcloud.