To access your student OneDrive account first log in to your student email. This gives you access to all of your Office 365 Apps.


This will open an online file storage system with one TB (Terra Byte) of memory storage. You can place files of any type here and then access them whenever you have an internet connection.

It is worth noting that there are online Office 365 files and there are ‘normal’ office files. If you select ‘New’ in the top menu you will be able to create an Office 365 file (Word, Excel etc). This allows you to work in Office programs even when you do not have Office on your computer.

Upload files by selecting the Upload button in the top menu and then selecting the file from your computer. Or simply drag and drop the file into the OneDrive screen.

To work on a standard Office file that you keep stored on OneDrive, right-click on the file and select the option to open it on your desktop. This will ensure that there are no variations in your formatting between the two versions of Office.

In the example below, you would choose ‘Open in Word’.