Webinar Help - Important information for attending webinars

To get the link to access the webinar please go to the page for the specific event. You can find your booked events on this page: https://mycareerzone.exeter.ac.uk/students/events/bookings

Please log in up to 15 minutes before the session is due to start to check you have logged in correctly and your sound settings are workingPlease log in using your full name so that we can record your attendance.

Please note that if you try to join the webinar after it has started, the presenter may exclude you from the session. A register of attendance will be taken at the end of the webinar. 

  • We recommend that you watch the webinar using a PC, tablet or laptop rather than a phone.
  • The 'Join Skype meeting' link on the event page is unique – it is the only link which will give you access to this webinar. Please do not copy this link to use in the future as this may cause problems for you.
  • You will need your speakers turned on or you can use a headset/earphones and have a good internet connection.
  • Accessing via PC/laptop: if you do not have Lync/Skype for business installed you will be directed to your default web browser where you can join the meeting as a guest via the web app. If accessing via PC/laptop you may also want to try using a different browser. If you have difficulty accessing the Lync/Skype for Business, click Help
  •  Accessing via tablet/mobile device: if you do not have Skype for business installed you will be directed to download the app. You can join the meeting as a guest via the app.

Signing into a webinar via a Mobile device

  • On the event page on the Career Zone website, click on ‘Click on this link to access the site: Join Skype Meeting’
  • You will need Skype for Business app installed. You can install in advance of the webinar. If it is not already installed a popup should take you to the app store to download this
  • If you do not have a Skype for Business account you will then be able to join the meeting as a guest by typing in your name.

Signing into a webinar via desktop

  • On the event page on the Career Zone website, click on ‘Click on this link to access the site: Join Skype Meeting’
  • You may then need to install a web app to allow you to access Skype, ensure no pop-up blockers come up
  • Once the web app has been installed, you should be taken straight through to the Webinar.
  • If you have any issues with sound, try quitting the skype meeting and re-entering
    • You can also use the chat function within the Webinar to alert the webinar leader to any issues you may have.