Student Online Toolkit

This toolkit gives advice on:

  • Recommended Apps for Aiding Your Coursework / Studies
  • Money-Saving Apps (Student Discounts!)

Click the bars below to view recommended apps and referencing information:

Recommended Apps for Aiding Your Coursework / Studies
Microsoft Teams – Android/iOS/Web 

Microsoft Teams is your hub for teamwork in Office 365. All your team conversations, files, meetings, and apps live together in a single shared workspace, and you can take it with you on your favourite mobile device. Whether you’re sprinting towards a deadline or sharing your next big idea, Teams can help you achieve more.   

To access teams use your student login when prompted. 
Microsoft OneNote – Android/iOS/Web

Free Organize your thoughts, discoveries, and ideas and simplify planning important moments in your life with your digital notepad. Microsoft OneNote lets you take notes on your phone and sync them across all your devices.   

With OneNote, you can plan a big event, seize a moment of inspiration to create something new, and track your list of errands that are too important to forget. Take notes, write memos and make a digital sketchbook right on your phone. Capture pictures and add images to your notes.  
Microsoft Forms – Web 

Microsoft Forms is a simple, lightweight app that lets you easily create surveys, quizzes, and polls.   

Students can use this as a revision tool to create personal quizzes to test their knowledge or use it for polls and surveys to gather feedback from around the class/college.    

Get started here by using your student login.
Office Lens – Android/iOS/Windows, Free

This app from Microsoft takes pictures of documents, whiteboards, blackboards, magazines, receipts, and more and converts them into editable, shareable text. It can read images event from an angle and cleans up glare and shadows too.  
OneDrive – Android/iOS/Web, Free  

OneDrive is the one place for everything in your work and personal life. It gives you free online storage for all your personal files so you can get to them from your Android device, computer (PC or Mac), and any other devices you use. With OneDrive for Business, you also get storage for your work files so you can share and collaborate on them with other people at your work or school. The OneDrive app for Android / iOS lets you easily work with your personal and work files when you’re on the go.  

To access OneDrive use your student login when prompted.   
MindMeister – Android/iOS/Web, Free   

MindMeister lets you create, edit and share your mind maps on your phone or tablet and synchronise them with the award-winning free online MindMeister service, either alone or collaboratively with others.  
Microsoft To-Do – Android/iOS/Web  

Microsoft To-Do is a simple and intelligent to-do list that makes it easy to plan your day. Whether it’s for work, school or home, To-Do will help you to increase your productivity and decrease your stress levels. It combines intelligent technology and beautiful design to empower you to create a simple daily workflow.   

To access Microsoft To-Do use your student login when prompted.   
Money-Saving Apps (Student Discounts!)
UNiDAYS – Android/iOS, Free 

Using UNiDAYS is as simple as 1, 2, free: 
Pick your fave from over 600 major brands 
Get your code 
Treat yo’self! 
Saving in-store is even easier as there’s no card to lose or forget at home. All you need to do is flash your UNiDAYS iD (it’s on the app) and you’re all set. 
Student Beans – Android/iOS, Free 

Student Beans makes saving money easy – you’ll never miss out on a deal again! Whether you’re eating out, shopping online, or on the high street, you’ll have access to the latest student offers instantly on your phone. 
If you’re in the mood for treating yo’ self to a late-night takeaway, a fresh pair of trainers or a cheeky trip – you can save money literally just for being a student (woah). Access hundreds of discounts from the biggest brands on the planet. 
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