Strathclyde Zoom Video Conferencing

Zoom is a cloud-based video conferencing service you can use to virtually meet with others - either by video or audio-only or both, all while conducting live chats - and it lets you record those sessions to view later. 

For video conferencing outwith teaching, use Strath Zoom:

Strathclyde Webinar information is available at Zoom Webinar Bookings and Enquiries

Video tutorials, support help pages and downloads are available on the bottom bar of the Strathclyde zoom website.  A Strathclyde Zoom Quick Guide provides support information and the Zoom Guide for Staff provides detailed step by step help.

For video conferencing support, contact:

Strathclyde Video Conferencing for Teaching is accessed within MyPlace. Myplace support is available via:

For general IT support contact :


Skype for Business

Skype for Business is a multi-channel communications tool which allows you to communicate and collaborate with others in real time.


Go to our Skype resource centre


Skype for Business offers a range of features, including:

  • Video and audio conferencing
  • Instant messaging
  • Live presence
  • Integration with Outlook
  • Document and desktop sharing
  • Easy and safe to use interface


Benefits of using Skype

Skype for Business enables you to:

  • Host, participate and record online meetings with up to 250 people
  • Quickly connect with your contacts in real time through instant messaging, audio and video
  • Easily collaborate with others with ability to share your desktop and Microsoft applications
  • Work with anyone in the world in real time including colleagues from other institutions, Consumer Skype and non-Skype users
  • Display your presence status to notify others about your availability
  • Manage your communication from anywhere in the world on a range of devices including PCs, laptops, tablets and mobile phones


Get started

All staff and postgraduate research students working at Strathclyde will soon be enabled for Skype for Business.

Visit the Skype resource centre on SharePoint (login required) for more information about Skype for Business.


Use Skype with non-Strathclyde contacts

People who do not use Skype for Business can still participate in Skype for Business meetings and calls.

To join a Skype meeting, simply ask the meeting host to send an invitation to your email address. The email will contain a link to download a temporary web client.

For more information and instructions, please see our help guide.