Microsoft 365

Brainstorming with fellow students, video calling with a lecturer, chatting, making videos and presentations, or handy questionnaires for your thesis research. For almost everything you want to do for your studies, Microsoft 365 offers a convenient solution.

Below you will find an overview of all apps. These are free and safe to use and can be downloaded with your AUAS ID and password via You also get 1 GB of (free) storage space. You can download the desktop versions of the apps or open the apps in your browser. You can access files anytime and anywhere with all your devices.

Getting started

Having installed two-step verification, you are granted access to your personal Microsoft 365 environment by logging in on with your AUAS ID. Here you can find all apps from Microsoft.

Bookings allows you to create a booking calendar alone or with your fellow students. Other people can then book a time slot with you. Ideal for scheduling interviews with respondents, for example.

More information about Bookings

Forms allows you to quickly design a form, survey or quiz and share it with your respondents. Forms creates useful diagrams and graphs of the results itself, but you can also download the data as an Excel or .csv file for your own analysis.

More info about Forms

Lists allows you to organise important data into a list. It is similar to Excel but contains useful standard templates for planning events or keeping track of your costs and expenses, for example.

More info about Lists

Microsoft Teams makes it possible to study together with your peers, work on documents together, share your screen and engage in video calls with one another.

Microsoft 365 also contains Office that includes apps such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Microsoft’s online services grant you as a AUAS student both individual access to these programmes as well as the possibility to edit files simultaneously with your peers as you work together on projects.

OneDrive provides you with safe personal file storage in the Microsoft 365 cloud. You have 1 terabyte of storage space to save your files and make backups. Additionally, you can easily share files with fellow students.

OneNote is your digital notepad. You can easily keep track of all your notes in different sections and pages. This makes it easy to find your notes. OneNote can be used via, as well as via the app on your PC or phone. All notes are automatically saved and synchronised. Super convenient!

More info about OneNote

As soon as you are enrolled at the AUAS, you can use an AUAS e-mail address in Microsoft 365. You read your e-mail via Outlook. Read everything you need to know about E-mail here.

Go directly to your inbox

Linking Planner to your Team in Microsoft Teams allows you to easily plan and track different group tasks. You can assign the tasks to yourself or members of your Team. Ideal for group assignments!

More info about Planner

With Stream (on SharePoint) you can record, upload, share and manage videos, just as any other file. You can save your Stream videos in OneDrive, MS Teams and SharePoint. On you can go to the Stream portal at which you can find a nice overview of all your videos.

Stream Classic becomes Stream (on SharePoint): delete video files from Stream Classic

All video files in Stream Classic will be moved to Stream (on SharePoint) from 20 October 2023. Do you still have videos in Stream Classic that you no longer use? Then remove them from Stream Classic before 19 October. This way, we prevent video files from being saved unnecessarily. The less data we keep unnecessarily, the more we reduce our carbon footprint. How to remove video files from Stream Classic is explained below.

To remove videos from Stream (Classic), follow the steps below:

  • Go to and log in with your AUAS-ID;
  • Then click on the 9 dots at the top left;
  • Click on Stream;
  • Now you have opened Stream, it will open automatically in the new version Stream (on Sharepoint);
  • To go to Stream Classic, click in the top right corner on 'Welcome to Stream (on Sharepoint). To visit Stream (Classic), click here';
  • Stream Classic has opened;
  • Then go to My content;
  • Click on Videos;
  • Click on the three dots to the right of the video;
  • Click on Delete;
  • Choose to delete the video.

Videos deleted in Stream (Classic) are automatically placed in the video's recycle bin for 30 days. This gives you time to recover the video if you accidentally delete it. If you don't restore the video within 30 days, it will be automatically removed from the recycle bin and permanently deleted. You can also choose to permanently delete videos placed in the recycle bin before the 30 day limit. To permanently delete the video before the limit, follow these steps:

  • Go to My content;
  • Click on Videos;
  • Click on the three dots to the right of the video;
  • Click on the Recycle Bin;
  • Click on the Recycle Bin icon;
  • Choose Delete to permanently delete the video.

Sway allows you to create great reports, presentations, newsletters or records. It is a good alternative to PowerPoint. You can start with one of the standard templates or create a new design yourself.

More info about Sway

To Do makes it easy for you to keep track of your personal and study-related tasks. Create handy to-do lists for yourself or organise your tasks for the coming day or week. This makes it easy for you to keep track of all your tasks and you'll never forget an assignment or deadline again!

More info about To Do

Whiteboard allows you to create a digital whiteboard. This is useful for visualising brainstorming sessions, for example. You can start a Whiteboard at the same time as a video call in Microsoft Teams so you can brainstorm visually with your fellow students remotely.

More info about Whiteboard

Need help?

For further questions you can refer to the in-client support available in Microsoft 365 apps or the general Microsoft 365 support page . In addition, you can get in touch with the Servicedesk ICT Services.

Published by  ICT Services 28 August 2023