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Microsoft Outlook


 

Information Services supports Outlook  2013 and 2016 for Windows PC and Outlook 2011 and 2016 for Mac OS.

 
 
For information about getting the latest version of Outlook  on your home computer, see our Staff software for home use page.


Our student email service is offered by Microsoft Office 365. For more information, see Email services for students.


 


​Training courses for staff and researchers


 

 

Email blitz!

This session is a workout for your Outlook inbox. With the help of our tutors you will make a start on clearing out your own inbox during the session, picking up some techniques for managing your email effectively as you go. A must for anyone who has resolved to beat the inbox bulge.

Would benefit: all staff using Outlook.
Prerequisites: You should be comfortable using Outlook for sending and receiving emails
 

Topics covered:

  • Handling deleted items effectively
  • Tips for clearing items from your inbox
  • Time management techniques for keeping your inbox clear
  • Setting rules to automate email filing.
 
For dates and to make a booking visit our online booking system 
 

Resources:

Our team have curated a LinkedIn Learning collection containing videos to support our Email Blitz workshop:

 

 Email Blitz! collection of videos on LinkedIn Learning

 

Mac users: please note that the collection above includes from Outlook 2016 for Mac features that are not available to university staff as our staff email server is not on Office 365:

  • Clutter
  • Archive tool  See our Email Blitz! handout below for how to manually archive your email to save space in Outlook 2016 for Mac 
  • Work groups

 

You can also search for other email and calendar topics by searching for Outlook on you can also search for other email and calendar topics by searching for Outlook on www.brighton.ac.uk/LinkedIn Learning (requires UoB log in)

Please note that some of the tips from our Email Blitz for Windows PC resources are not included in the Mac handouts as they are not available on Outlook for Mac: 


 

 

 
 

Using Outlook Calendars Effectively (Windows PC)

 

This workshop takes you through using your Outlook calendar effectively. We  look at managing your own time with the calendar, and how to access it on your mobile device, as well as using Outlook to find the best date for meetings with your colleagues. We will also look at how to organise an online meeting using Lync (Skype for Business).
 
Would benefit: all staff wanting to use the Outlook calendar more effectively.
Prerequisites: You should be comfortable using Outlook for sending and receiving emails on a Windows PC.
 

Topics covered:

  • Sharing calendars
  • Checking attendee availability
  • Finding the best date for your meeting
  • Setting up a calendar meeting
  • Setting up recurring meetings
  • Tracking meeting responses

Resources:

LinkedIn Logo

Outlook 2016: Time Management with Calendars and Tasks course on LinkedIn Learning

 

You can also search for other email and calendar topics by searching for Outlook on www.brighton.ac.uk/LinkedInLearning (requires UoB log in)

For dates and to make a booking visit our online booking system.

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 Useful documents

 
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