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Microsoft Office Suite for Students

Students at the University of Exeter are able to download the Microsoft Office Suite free for PC and Mac OS X to up to 5 personal devices.

This includes the latest versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, OneNote, Access, Publisher, Outlook, One Drive and Microsoft Teams.

You will need to sign in to Office365 with your full University email address and password, and will then be directed to the Office Installation page where you will be offered the version most suitable for your computer. Click Install to start the download process.

When the software is downloaded, navigate to where you saved the file and open it to start the installation.

The FAQs below contain an Installation and Troubleshooting guide however for further support for this product you should contact Microsoft directly.


Each subscription license allows you to run Office on up to five machines, being Mac or PC.

Yes, this is the full version of the Microsoft Office suite and includes:

  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • OneNote
  • Access
  • Published
  • Outlook
  • Skype for Business
  • OneDrive for Business

You will be licensed for the duration of your University course, as this license will be linked to your Exeter IT account.