Microsoft Student Advantage

KSGS is pleased to be able to offer Microsoft Student Advantage to pupils. This will allow students to install Microsoft Office 365 on up to 5 devices for their use while they remain at KSGS. The information below hopes to answer any questions that you may have regarding Student Advantage.

What is Microsoft Student Advantage?

Student Advantage is a new addition to our licence agreement which will allow us to provide a copy of Microsoft Office 365 Pro Plus to students at no cost.

How can I get Student Advantage?

Student Advantage can be downloaded through your school email account. To access it, login to your school email at http://mail.office365.com and click on the cog in the top right hand corner. Select software from the new window and choose Office. From there you can follow the step by step process to install it. A guide can be found at the bottom of this page or by clicking here.

What is Office 365 Available for?

You will be able to install Office 365 on up to 5 devices. Currently Office 365 is compatible with the following systems:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 or later
  • Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later with an Intel Processor
  • iPhone 4,5, 5S - iOS 6.1 or later
  • iPod Touch 5th Generation - iOS 6.1 or later
  • Android 4.0 or greater

Full system requirements can be found on the Microsoft Website at http://office.microsoft.com/en-001/products/office-system-requirements-FX102921529.aspx?CTT=5&origin=HA102785958#Plans and selecting Office 365 ProPlus under the For Business section.

What is included with Office 365?

The version which we will be able to provide will be Office 365 Pro Plus. This will include the following applications depending on which version you use.

PC

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft OneNote
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Publisher
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Lync
  • Microsoft InfoPath

Mac

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Outlook

iPhone

  • Microsoft Word Mobile
  • Microsoft Excel Mobile
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Mobile
  • Microsoft OneNote Mobile (Seperate Download)
  • Microsoft Lync Mobile (Seperate Download)

Android

  • Microsoft Word Mobile
  • Microsoft Excel Mobile
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Mobile
  • Microsoft OneNote Mobile (Seperate Download)
  • Microsoft Lync Mobile (Seperate Download)

The Microsoft program / version I want isn't included, can you give me it?

The scheme is dictated by our Microsoft licence agreement and these are the options we are able to provide. If a program you require is not listed, unfortunately we will not be able to provide it.

How long can I keep Office 365?

You can keep Office 365 as long as you remain a student at KSGS. Once you leave the software will automatically deactivate after a maximum of 30 days.

My question isn't answered here...

We hope the above FAQ will cover as many questions as possible. If you have any further queries please see Mr Jefferson in the IT Office.

Kirkby Stephen
Cumbria, CA17 4HA

T: (+44) 17683 71693

Headteacher
Mr Gary Hartley
MA

 

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