Access your files

You can use MyFiles to access files from your Personal Z: drive and the Research File Store* using any web browser when you are off-campus.

*Research R:drive areas containing data classified as Highly Restricted or Restricted are not accessible in this way. This is because they contain personal, special category or other sensitive or confidential data; or have contracts that restrict how, or from where, they can be accessed.

  1. Go to and navigate to the folder where your file is stored:
    • Personal Z: drive
      • Click on the Home folder
      • Most of your files will be located in the My Documents folder
    • Research File Store
      • Files are found in the Research-R-Drive folder

      Myfiles Home

  2. Click on the file and choose Download from the top menu. Alternatively you can right click the file and choose Download

    Myfiles download


    3.Choose to Open the file. Once the download is complete you can open the document

    Myfiles save

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