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Work remotely like you do from your office!

Collaborate with your team, continue working as if you were in the office.  All you need is tools, and resources to work effectively. You can ensure business continuity through online collaboration and remote work, here are tips and guidelines to get you working remotely.

Security is important – IT guidelines for working remotely!

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Work remotely empower yourself remotely!


During your remote session, it’s showtime!

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Get help to get started and improve your remote working skills!

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Online Training

Improve your remote skills! Discover the tools offered at the University by registering for online training.

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January 19, 2021

10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Introduction to Office 365 

uOttawa employees are invited to build their digital skills and learn from Microsoft experts on how to best work with digital tools in Office 365. This introduction session will cover: 

  • OneDrive: discover how to use Microsoft's OneDrive to manage and store your working documents as well as share and collaborate with your colleagues. 
  • OneNote: do you find it hard to get organized with online tools? Discover Microsoft’s digital note-taking app. Learn tips and tricks on how to sort content across notebooks and how to integrate OneNote with other Office 365 applications.  
  • Sway: integrate some wow factor in your publications! Learn how to create and share interactive reports, newsletters, staff notices, presentations and more… easily.  
  • Forms: did you know that you can easily create surveys and polls with MS Forms to collect feedback, measure employee satisfaction, and organize team events? Learn how to get started.  

*This session is in English only.


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January 21, 2021

10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Introduction to Microsoft Teams

uOttawa employees are invited discover Microsoft Teams, a chat-based collaboration platform complete with document sharing, online meetings, and many more extremely useful features for business communications. This session covers the following topics:  

  • Navigate through Teams
  • Collaborate with your colleagues
  • Share files and co-authoring
  • Create posts and announcements
  • Manage meetings and meeting notes

*This session is in English only. 


Keep in touch and stay productive with MS Teams

Send large or confidential files quickly and securely

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Access your emails using a web browser

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Prepare your course for online teaching

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Sync your work files with OneDrive

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Access your voicemail from outside the University

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