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  Studying Off Campus

Studying Off Campus

Here in Information Services, we’re doing all we can to make studying at home as easy as possible. 

If you have a PC, laptop or tablet with an Internet connection, you will be able to continue your studies from home.  Remember laptops are available to loan from the Computer Suites and Libraries - find out more.
A couple of points to remember:

Tools for Online Learning

Moodle​is the main tool you will use for online learning however your lecturers may also share materials using Webex and Panopto:
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  • Webex  is the University platform for live teaching events accessed through Moodle. View this short video to get prepared for Webex, and the Student Quick Guide​ to troubleshoot any issues. 
  • Panopto logoPanopto is the University platform for recorded lectures, accessed through Moodle when used in your modules. View this short video for an introduction to Panopto, and the student guidelines for recorded lectures. 

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You'll be able to access all your online services via the iNapier app or iNapier landing page 
iNapier gives you personalised access to the University’s online services via a series of tiles - find out more

Accessing Office 365 Including Email and SharePoint

MS Office logoYou can access the Office 365 apps below by logging in to using your Edinburgh Napier login ID and password – show me how 
The Quickstart Guides and Training Centre from Microsoft will help you get started with all the Office 365 apps.

 Email via Outlook on the Web:
Word, Excel and PowerPoint Office Apps via the Web:
  • You can use MS Teams for chatting and for conference calling without having a dedicated "team" set up, simply by using the call function or meet now, or by clicking on the option to add an online meeting when setting up an agenda item.
  • Please see this guide​ to using the tool without having to create or set up a team.​

Accessing other University Software

You can access the majority of University software off campus via:
You can also access online services using the iNapier landing page

Direct Links to University Online Services 

askNapier - 
eStudent Records -
External Website - 
Office 365 -
Password Reset Service - 
Software Download Service - 
UniDesk Self Service - 


Further Information

If you have any questions about accessing the IT services off campus please contact the IS Service Desk in the first instance:
Telephone: ext. 3000 or (0131) 455 3000 externally
Further information about Coronavirus can be found on the Coronavirus page.  



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