Microsoft Skype for Business (Lync) available for Corporate Services staff

Corporate Services including staff, externals and Postgraduate Researchers (PGRs) can now install and use Microsoft Skype for Business (previously called Lync).

Sign inSkype for Business will help you communicate and collaborate with your colleagues. It includes Instant messaging, you can make voice or video calls and hold meetings. During a meeting you can present using PowerPoint, share documents and work collaboratively on a whiteboard.

Who can use it?

A successful pilot of Skype for Business has been conducted with individuals across the University. It is now available to Corporate Services. This includes their staff, externals and PGRs.

Skype for Business should be available to all University staff, externals and PGRs during the summer.

Install Skype for Business

If you are in Corporate Services you can install Skype for Business from the Program Installer on a University PC. It is also available on Apple IOS, Android and Windows mobile devices.

Need IT help?

See the Skype for Business help for how to install and use.

Alternatively contact the IT Service Desk on 0116 252 2253 or by email at Please make urgent queries by telephone.

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