Email and Microsoft Office 365

Email

Every student gets their own college email address in the format of studentNumber@live.wcs.ac.uk

 💡  Your username is your college email address (e.g. 512345678@live.wcs.ac.uk)

 💡  Your password is the same as the one used to log in to a college computer system

➡  Click here to log in to your college email account


Microsoft Office 365

Every student gets free access to Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint for use on their home PC, Apple or tablet device.

💡  Your username is your college email address (e.g. 512345678@live.wcs.ac.uk)

 💡 Your password is the same as the one used to log in to a college computer system

➡  Click here to log in to your Microsoft Office 365 account


Microsoft OneDrive

Every student gets 1,000GB of cloud space to store their college work. This means you don’t need to rely on USB drives and you can access your files on any device with an internet connection.

 💡  Your username is your college email address (e.g. 512345678@live.wcs.ac.uk)

 💡  Your password is the same as the one used to log in to a college computer system

➡  Click here to log in to your OneDrive


Email and Microsoft Office 365 FAQs

eMail Address

Your email address is based on your nine digit student number. For example if your
student number is 512345678 then your email address will be:

512345678@live.wcs.ac.uk

Password

Your student email account password is exactly the same as the password you use to log on to a college computer system.  If you’ve forgotten it, just ask a Student Advisor to reset it for you.

Logging On

You can use one of the links provided on the Student Intranet or logon directly by visiting the Office 365 login page at:

https://login.microsoftonline.com/

Office 365 is a cloud based system, which offers a wide range of benefits to West
College Scotland Students. It can be used in college, at home or at work at any time of
day or night – all you need is an internet connection. Office 365 can help you with your
studies by offering features such as:

A College eMail Address using Outlook

All students are provided with a college email address. This is attached automatically to
college systems including Moodle, and is used by default to send college emails to you –
although you can choose to forward these emails to an account of your choice. A People
Directory is also provided to allow you to search for the College email address of fellow
students.

Online Storage using OneDrive

This gives you one Terabyte (over 1000 GB) of storage for your files. OneDrive offers
secure access to your files anywhere that has internet access, allowing you to carry out
your college work wherever you choose.

Office Web Apps

Online versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint can be used both inside and outside
the College allowing you to carry out your college work from any computer without
having to install Microsoft Office.

Time Management Tools

Office 365 provides you with a calendar and task list to help manage your time and
college activities.