As part of your registration, you’ll be given a computing account so you can access your canterbury.ac.uk email address, personalised calendar, tasks and contacts.
All university-related email correspondence will be sent to your university email address, so it’s important that you check it regularly. While your teaching activities will be accessible via your calendar.
There are two ways to do this
1. Using the Outlook Web App in a web browser wherever you have an internet connection.
When you see the log in screen enter:
firstname.lastname@example.org (e.g. email@example.com) and your password.
2. You can also configure your device to receive email and view your calendar.
When configuring your device, you’ll be prompted for your username and password. For this purpose only, enter your username in the format: firstname.lastname@example.org
For example: email@example.com (Where abc1 is your username)
The quickest, and simplest way to add your CCCU email to your Android device is to download and install the Microsoft Outlook app. Microsoft provides instructions on how to set up the app with your email account.
Please note: Fields and wording may vary on some versions of the Android Operating system.
To forget existing mail account - use the following steps:
Outlook will now begin searching for your mailbox settings, which may take several minutes
If you create a Personal Folder File/Archive on your home PC you will not have access to it or its contents from Outlook on your University PC
Outlook on the Web gives you access to your University contacts, calendars, and tasks from almost any device when you have Internet access.
You can also open a Shared mailbox, such as your CCCU team email account
There are three levels of service available depending on the browser you are using and the operating system (OS) of your device.
If your device can only support the light version, Outlook on the Web is still very useful as it provides most of the main functions but with fewer features. For example:
In addition to this, the light version is HTML-based, which means it can work better with assistive technologies such as screen readers.
To redirect your university email to another email account you need to:
To save a backup of your emails, we recommend you tick the option "Keep a copy of forwarded messages in Outlook on the web".
As a student you can access all the software you might need for your programme through our App Store or Virtual Desktop tool
Every Christ Church student is provided with an account that gives access to a wide range of digital services.