File storage and sharing


Box cloud storage is available to all staff. Recommended for collaboration.

Sign in to Box →

OneDrive (Microsoft 365)

OneDrive is part of your Microsoft 365 account. Recommended for personal storage.

Sign in to OneDrive →  

Personal network drive (M:Drive)

Your M:Drive gives you 1 GB of storage on the University's network. You can access your M:Drive from your My Documents folder when logged into a University Windows computer.

How to access your M:Drive remotely

Shared network drive

Shared network drives are intended for groups, teams or departments who need to access or work on the same files.

How to connect to a shared network drive

File storage comparison

Service Storage Recommended for


1 TB cloud storage (MyBox)
Unlimited (shared folder)

Personal storage, shared folders and collaboration

OneDrive (Office 365)

1 TB cloud storage Personal storage
Personal network drive (M:Drive) 1 GB network storage When using IT labs
Shared network drive On request Legacy service - please use Box

Transfer large files

Transfer files up to 5 GB to anyone using

  • Files are automatically deleted 14 days after you upload them.
  • ZendTo may not be available in certain overseas countries such as China due to restrictions. Please use Box as an alternative.

Recover lost files

You can request a file recovery from a network drive from up to two years ago.

We're unable to restore files from removable storage, such as external hard drives and USB sticks, or local storage, such as your desktop or C: Drive.

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