Student email accounts

All students of the School will be provided with a student email account. Student email addresses follow the format:

  • firstname.lastname@postgrad.sas.ac.uk

You should check your School email account regularly as academic and administrative staff will use e-mails as the primary mode of contact. Your student email account can be accessed remotely via https://portal.microsoftonline.com using the same account.

To log-in, you will be asked for the following information:

  • Username: firstname.lastname@postgrad.sas.ac.uk
  • Password: provided during registration (case-sensitive)

You will then be redirected. Once you are successfully re-directed, you should see the ‘Secure Logon for Office 365 page’. Please enter the first part of your username (firstname.lastname), NOT your email address, and password and click on logon or press enter.

Digital Resource Centre

As a student of the School you have access to the public workstations in Senate House Library. Workstations are available in the Digital Resources Centre on the 4th floor of the Library in the Middlesex South reading room and in the Special Collections reading room.

All of these workstations provide access to:

  • Library webpages, catalogues and databases provided by the Senate House Libraries
  • networked information resources on CD
  • an extensive range of multimedia software catering for audio, video and DVD (each workstation is equipped with headphones)
  • self-service printing
  • Microsoft Office software
  • Bibliographic management software

To access computers and the School network

When you log into a SAS PC or to Study Online, you will be prompted to enter the following:

  • Username: firstname.lastname@postgrad.sas.ac.uk
  • Password: provided during registration (case-sensitive). If you already logged on to the University network, you may not be required to enter the password again.

If you are accessing from the Internet (outside the University network), you will have to enter your username:

  • Username: firstname.lastname@postgrad.sas.ac.uk

You will then be redirected. Once you are successfully re-directed, you should see the ‘Secure Logon for Office 365 page’. Please enter the first part of your username (firstname.lastname), NOT your email address, and password and click on logon or press enter. Please see here for an Office365 userguide [PDF].

Specialist software

Specialist research software and disability-access hardware and software is available in the Library Training Suite (SPSS, NVivo etc). Priority is given to those who wish to use these PCs for specialist work so if you wish to make sure you have this software available for a limited period, please contact the Registry.

Catalogue access and web kiosk

Workstations are located throughout the open access areas of Senate House Library as web kiosks linking to Senate House LIbraries catalogues and webpages, the Internet and self-service printing.

Laptop usage

The Digital Resource Centre provides Internet connectivity for students with their own personal laptop computers. There is a wireless service throughout Senate House Library South Block as well as specific locations where users can plug their laptops into a wired network service. Senate House 2nd and 3rd floors and Stewart House 2nd floor are fully wifi enabled.

Online storage

Online storage for School students Online storage for documents is available through Windows SkyDrive. The system will allow you to create, edit, store, access, and share thousands of Office documents such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote book and other materials (photographs, etc). These Microsoft Webapps allow you to do basic editing but if you need to use the full rich features of Microsoft Office, you would have install Microsoft Office 2010 and above.

Expiry

Your email account will be disabled on the last day of the year in which you graduate in December.