File storage

OneDrive (cloud storage)

You can store up to 1TB of data on Microsoft OneDrive Illustrative image  available online via Office 365, via a mobile app, or the desktop syncing app (once it has been set up).

H-drive personal file storage

You have 2GB of data storage on your H-drive Illustrative image  which includes files stored on your Windows desktop.
If you have less than 10% space remaining, you will see a quota warning appear on login Illustrative image

S-drive department shared storage

Everyone in your department will have full access to a shared folder e.g. S:\Departments\Finance

Restoring data

Regular backups are taken of your University files, which you can restore yourself from OneDrive Illustrative image   or from your H-drive Illustrative image  (see more info link)

Remote access

You can use the Microsoft Remote Desktop (RemoteApp) service to access the following University resources Illustrative image   from a personal device, both off campus and on campus:

  • University applications e.g. SPSS, Project
  • Remote control a University open access PC
  • Your H-Drive file storage

Microsoft Remote Desktop (RemoteApp) can be used on Windows, Apple Mac (OS X), iPhone / iPad, Android, Windows Phone.

How to access

  • OneDrive: login to Email/Office 365 then launch OneDrive from the waffle icon Illustrative image
  • H drive: open file explorer on a Windows PC, then from the 'Quick Access' menu choose ‘Documents’ Illustrative image

More information: OneDrive
More information: File restores
More information: Remote access

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