Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 is Microsoft’s program subscription service which gives subscribers access to Microsoft’s popular suite of programs, including Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. There are a range of subscription packages available, each tailored to the needs and budget of different market segments.

Microsoft Office 365 University

This new package from Microsoft is geared towards students and is exclusively available to university students and staff. Microsoft Office 365 University costs £59.99 for a four-year subscription and can be used on 1 PC/Mac and 1 smart device. When you purchase this package you are also entitled to 20GB of online storage and a monthly quota of Skype world minutes.

Microsoft Office 365 University comes with the latest versions of all the programs in the Microsoft Office Suite:

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

Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium

Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium is a Microsoft Office package that is designed with families in mind as you can use this package can be used on up to 5 smart devices as well as 5 PCs or Macs. Another benefit of subscribing to Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium is that each user gets 20GB of online storage and a monthly allowance of Skype minutes.

The Office 365 Home Premium features an impressive suite of programs that are compatible with both computers and smart devices.

Programs included:

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

There are two ways you can subscribe to Office 365 Home Premium: monthly or annually. If you choose to subscribe monthly to Office 365 Home Premium it costs just £7.99/ month. However, it works out 16% cheaper to purchase an annual subscription for £79.99.

Comparison of Office 365 Home Premium and Office 365 University

Feature 365 Univeristy 365 Home
Number of PC Licenses 1 PC or Mac 5 PCs or Mac
Number of Smart Device Licenses 1 5
Programs • Word
• Excel
• PowerPoint
• OneNote
• Outlook
• Publisher
• Access
• Word
• Excel
• PowerPoint
• OneNote
• Outlook
• Publisher
• Access
Cloud Storage 20GB for 1 User 20GB each for 5 Users
Skype Minutes 60 World Minutes per Month 60 World Minutes per Month
Pricing £59.99/ 4 years £7.99/ month
£79.99/ year