Office 365: Office 2016 for PC and Mac

What is Office 2016?

Microsoft has updated its Office suite to make it faster, smarter and easier than ever to collaborate with your colleagues. It is fully integrated with  OneDrive to make creating and editing your office files stored in personal and team sites a breeze.

Office 2016 for Mac has been updated to be closer to the functionality of Office 2016 for the PC, Office Online and Office for mobile devices, while retaining the Mac visual appeal.

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Office 2016 on personal computers

As a University staff member or student you are able to download and install Office 2016 on up to 5 personal PC or Mac computers, 5 mobile and 5 tablet devices.

Please note installations for students will expire after study is completed.

View the guide to find out how to install and manage the software.

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How do I upgrade to Office 2016?

Staff: Office 2016 on a University managed PC should already be installed or you can install it from Software Center on a PC. For Mac users, you need to contact Amsys to organise the install. For installation on personal computers, see the section above, "Office 2016 on personal computers".

Students: You can install Office 2016 on personal Windows and Mac computers from the Office.com portal. Go to office.com and sign in. In the top right of the page click the Install button. 

What do I get when I install Office 2016?

Office 2016 for University managed PC

  • Outlook
  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • OneNote
  • Access
  • Publisher
  • Teams

Also available for install through Software Center:

Office 2016 for Mac

  • Outlook
  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • OneNote
Also available for Mac users:

Accessibility features

Microsoft Word 2016 includes features that make the software accessible to a wider range of users, including those who have limited dexterity, low vision, or other disabilities. This link provides advice on how to use these features.

Accessibility features in Word 2016

Office 2016 for Mac products, such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint, support the built-in accessibility features in the Mac and provide additional features to help make the products easier to use for people with disabilities. This link explains these features in more detail.

Accessibility in Office 2016 for Mac users