Office on the Managed Windows Service (MWS)

Office 2019 is the recommended version of Microsoft Office on the University Managed Windows Service (MWS).

There are some new features but many of the menus remain the same. Some of the new features include:

  • Excel includes some new chart formats, such as Treemap, Sunburst, Pareto and Waterfall
  • In Outlook, when you add an attachment to an email message, it will display a list of recently edited files that you can choose from
  • Equations no longer use a separate editor - just choose Insert > Equation
  • Improved integration with SharePoint Online for collaborative working, such as real-time co-authoring

Availability of Office 2019

  • Office 2019 is pre-installed on all PC Centre computers and all newly purchased or reinstalled staff machines
  • Staff can upgrade to Office 2019 - on your desktop click Install University Applications. Choose the category Office, select Office 2019 then click Install


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