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AppsAnywhere - Off Campus

AppsAnywhere is an ‘app store’ for accessing university software.

You can access the same wide range of software which is available on campus...but from home via AppsAnywhere.

In your web browser go to the AppsAnywhere website:

                            appsanywhere.lsbu.ac.uk

If you are visiting the page for the first time you will need to install the AppsAnywhere client on your computer.

In order to access the software you will also need to be connected to the Global Protect VPN. For full instructions please see our help sheets below.

Please note: AppsAnywhere is only available for Windows PCs and laptops.

Global Protect Virtual Private Network (VPN) Access 

GlobalProtect enables students to remotely access services on campus such as lab PCs and the applications on AppsAnywhere.

The service can be downloaded below - sign in using your LSBU username and password. 

Global Protect VPN

For full instructions please see our help sheet.

Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote.
Install on up to 5 devices.

Download Microsoft Office 365+

Microsoft OneDrive Storage

OneDrive is a web-based file storage system that provides 1 TB (Terabyte) of online storage space and is part of Microsoft Office 365.

                            onedrive.com

Microsoft Teams

Before you use Microsoft Teams

Be aware of your responsibilities for keeping LSBU secure, looking after your data and ensuring that you are you safe. Always be wary of who you choose to share data with, especially using a collaborative tool which makes it easier for team and cross-team working.

Think - is your document confidential or in other ways sensitive? Is it safe to be shared in a Team or in a post?

Please take a moment to read through the ICT Security Policy for students below.

Download MS Teams on your desktop/laptop computer

  1. Click on link below.
  2. Choose to download Desktop or Mobile
  3. Download and install
  4. Sign in with your LSBU email address and password

Download Microsoft Teams

Access MS Teams web version -  this has less features than Desktop version

  1. Click on link below.
  2. When prompted, enter your LSBU email address and LSBU password
  3. Click on the icon for MS Teams

                            www.office.com

                            Panopto Lecture Capture Software

Students can login to Panopto directly to access online lectures.

                              Panopto Online

Sophos Home Anti Virus

Sophos Home is the security solution to defend all of your devices. From ransomware protection to AI malware detection with deep learning, protect all your devices - PCs, Macs, IOS and Android devices. 

Follow the instructions below to get a free copy of the Sophos Anti Virus product, on up to 10 devices, courtesy of LSBU Cyber Security.

Get Sophos Home

  1. Type in your LSBU email address to verify eligibility - ensure you type this correctly!
  2. A unique code and download link will be sent to your LSBU email account.
  3. Follow the steps to create your new account, register for and download Sophos security on your own devices.
  4. Use your personal email address for account creation and registration.

 Download Sophos Home

Once downloaded, this software is maintained and supported by Sophos. 

Sophos FAQs for any questions about installation or configuration.