Box file storage and collaboration

Box is the University's official cloud storage platform.

Box is currently only available for postgraduate students. Undergraduate students will be able to use Box near the start of the 2019/20 academic year.

Getting started

Key features

  • Massive storage space - 1 TB of storage space for personal use in your 'myBox' folder.
  • View and share files, on any device - Securely share files with your class mates or tutors, on any device with the Box Mobile App or in the browser. View files in 120+ formats and save files for offline access.
  • Real time collaboration - co-author Office documents with others in real time, including Box Notes for online note-taking.
  • Work with your cloud files on your desktop - Box Drive is the incredibly simple way to access all of your files right from your desktop, taking up very little hard drive space.

Using Box

Need help?
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IT Helpdesk
Telephone: 2345 (Colchester) 8341 (Southend)