Information Services Division


Skype for Business

Skype for Business lets you connect and collaborate with your co-workers.

Skype for Business migration to Microsoft Teams week commencing 7 October 2019

Microsoft is replacing Skype for Business with Microsoft Teams and in preparation for this all Skype for Business users at UCL will be migrated to Microsoft Teams. Individuals who are affected will be notified in advance of migration.

Following the migration, you will still be able to join Skype for Business meetings organised by your external colleagues.

Further information on accessing Teams

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Skype for Business allows:

  • Instant Messaging
  • HD audio and video calling integration with Outlook and allows Skype for Business meetings to be booked instead if physical 'meets'
  • Online meetings with up to 200 delegates
  • Easy sharing, allowing large file transfers
  • Screen/desktop/application sharing
  • Whiteboarding, polls and Q&A sessions.

How To Guides

Using Skype for Business at UCL

Visit the Using Skype for Business page for installation instructions, how to log in and learn to use key features within the software. 

Download the Quick Start Guides

Download the printable Skype for Business Quick Start Guides for quick reference.

Further How To Guides

Visit the Further How To Guides page for advanced features.


Training videos

Lynda tutorials

Youtube Skype for Business videos

About the service