Skype for Business

Instant Message | Screen Share | Virtual Meetings | HD Video Call | Audio Call | On your Mobile

‌Skype for Business works anywhere you have internet access whether that's on campus, on the go, on your PC, Smartphone or Tablet.

Instant Message - Send instant messages to an individual or a group of colleagues‌
Online Virtual Meeting - Host or join and collaborate with Virtual Meetings
Share - Your screen, PowerPoint Presentation, running programs, interactive white board & more
HD Video Calls - Have High Definition Video Calls with an individual or a group of colleagues
Audio Calls - Have High Quality Audio Calls with an individual or a group of colleagues


‌Skype for Business makes it easy for you to communicate securely wherever you are. Skype for Business makes communicating with students and staff easier wherever you are as long as you have an internet connection.

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‌Use the device you want: Skype for Business makes communicating easier with a consistent and familiar experience available on Windows PCs, Macs, Windows Phone, iOS, and Android smartphones.

Take advantage of standards-based HD video: Skype for Business uses open standards to provide a high-quality video experience on a wide range of devices.

Connect with the outside world: Skype for Business extends communications securely over the internet to anyone using Skype for Business or Skype.

Make virtual meetings more effective: See up to five meeting participants simultaneously with new multiparty HD video support.  You can choose who to see or let Skype for Business choose for you. 

Take notes in OneNote: OneNote share allows users in to create and share OneNote digital meeting notes within Skype for Business Meetings.

Communicate in the right way: Skype for Business unifies voice and video calls, Skype for Business Meetings, presence, and instant messaging (IM) in one easy-to-use client, making it simple to choose and switch between different forms of communication.

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Extend Skype for Business Meetings outside to External users: The Skype for Business Web App allows PC and Mac users to join a Skype for Business Meeting from a browser and ‌delivers a full online meeting experience including IM, voice, multiparty video, data collaboration and sharing.

Quickly and intuitively find the best way to communicate: Quick Skype for Business is a menu that appears over a contact in the Skype for Business contact list and shows available communication modes.


Skype for Business Meeting Rooms

The University has a number of Skype for Business meeting rooms available to allow for video conferencing/online meetings to take place.

To use the facility in each room, the rooms contain a desktop windows computer where you can log in using your UWTSD credentials as you would when using your own device. Each room has a wide angle camera and a microphone to accommodate your meeting. If you find there are any issues with the equipment please contact the IT Service Desk to report a fault.

Room How to Book Approximate Room Capacity
BR1 This room is to be booked with Main Reception on the Carmarthen campus.

Ffôn / Tel: 01267 676767

Access to this room is via swipe access and a swipe card is available from Dewi Reception for visitors to gain entry to the room.
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BR3 - BR6 This room is to be booked with Main Reception on the Carmarthen campus.

Ffôn / Tel: 01267 676767

Access to this room is via swipe access and a swipe card is available from Dewi Reception for visitors to gain entry to the room.
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CJ7 - WVN Room This room is to be booked via the IT Service Desk by creating a Service Desk Ticket, Email or Telephone.

IT Service Desk can be contacted on:

Y We / Web: https://webhelp.uwtsd.ac.uk

Ebost/ Email: itservicedesk@uwtsd.ac.uk

Ffôn / Tel: 0300 500 5055




To gain entry into the room, a key is available from Dewi Reception.
18
Dewi Council Chamber This room is to be booked via the VC Secretary.

To gain entry into the room, a key is available from Dewi Reception.
20
Room How to Book Approximate Room Capacity
Arts Building - WVN Room This room is to be booked via the IT Service Desk by creating a Service Desk Ticket, Email or Telephone.

IT Service Desk can be contacted on:

Y We / Web: https://webhelp.uwtsd.ac.uk

Ebost/ Email: itservicedesk@uwtsd.ac.uk

Ffôn / Tel: 0300 500 5055




To gain entry into the room, a key is available from the Main Reception.
40
Cockerill Room This room is to be booked via the VC Secretary. 20
Old Board Room This room is to be booked via the VC Secretary. 12
Canterbury Boardroom - WVN Room This room is to be booked via the IT Service Desk by creating a Service Desk Ticket, Email or Telephone.

IT Service Desk can be contacted on:

Y We / Web: https://webhelp.uwtsd.ac.uk

Ebost/ Email: itservicedesk@uwtsd.ac.uk

Ffôn / Tel: 0300 500 5055
20
Room How to Book Approximate Room Capacity
Mount Pleasant -

Boardroom, Main Block 1st Floor
This room is to be booked via Joyce Wills (joyce.wills@uwtsd.ac.uk) 15
Mount Pleasant -

Conference Room
This room is to be booked via Joyce Wills (joyce.wills@uwtsd.ac.uk) 10
Mount Pleasant -

WVN Room
This room is to be booked via the IT Service Desk by creating a Service Desk Ticket, Email or Telephone.

IT Service Desk can be contacted on:

Y We / Web: https://webhelp.uwtsd.ac.uk

Ebost/ Email: itservicedesk@uwtsd.ac.uk

Ffôn / Tel: 0300 500 5055
10
Business Campus -

Boardroom
This room is to be booked via Caryn Gibson 20

Skype for Business User Guides

User Guides for Skype for Business can be found on our Online Guides section.