The University of Stavanger (UiS) offers several free software packages and services like Microsoft Office 365, Skype for Business and OneDrive for all students at UiS.
Microsoft Office 365
All students at UiS have a free subscription of Microsoft Office 365 with access to Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as other applications. Through this subscription you can install the full package of Office 2016 on your computer, tablet or smart phone, and you also have online access through the Internet. This is also where you can read your UiS e-mail.
- You can log in to Microsoft Office 365 here. Log in using your firstname.lastname@example.org and your password.
- Read more about e-mail and Office 365.
- Install Office 2016 on your PC or Mac
Free Microsoft Support for Office 365 products
Microsoft provides free support (tel: 800 62002) for Office 365 products. Any inquiries regarding any problems with installation and use must therefore be directed to the above-mentioned telephone number. UiS does not support the installation and use of this software.
- Log in to Microsoft Office 365 here
- Microsoft online support
- Microsoft Community: Post questions, follow discussions, share your knowledge
- Microsoft Education for Students: Make schoolwork more fun, and use the technology that will take you successfully from the classroom to the conference room.
- Office Quick Starts
- Office Training Center
OneDrive for Business
OneDrive for Business is a place where you can save, synchronize and share work files. With OneDrive for Business, which is part of Office 365, you can update and share your files from anywhere, and work with others on the same Office documents at the same time. You can log in to Microsoft Office 365 here
Skype for Business
Skype for Business is a very effective way of communicating with your fellow students. With Skype for Business, you have instant messaging, calls, video calls, and sharing and collaboration collected in one package. You can install Skype for Business on your computer through your Office 365 subscription, which you get for free from UiS. You get the Skype for Business download from the Office 365 portal. You can log in to Microsoft Office 365 here.
As a student, you have access to Canvas. Canvas is our LMS system (Learning Management System). Canvas enables communication between students and teachers.
SurveyXact is a tool for production, distribution and analysis of surveys and registrations. All employees and students have access to SurveyXact. If you need a course in SurveyXact contact UiS-IKT.
- Log in to SurveyXact here: feide.survey-xact.no Use your regular UiS username and password.
UiS offers free software for students and employees, that can be installed on private computers.
The available programs are:
- Wolfram Mathematica
In order to download the programs, you must use your UiS student/employee number and your password.
The programs can be downloaded here: https://www6.uis.no/dist