Staff How To Guides

Below are selection of guides and tutorials relevant to staff activities. If you have any suggestions or requests for additional guides, please contact

COVID-19: IT Advice for Working Remotely

Remote Access
Microsoft Teams – Staff Guide for Remote Working
Microsoft Teams – Video Calling and Remote Tutorials
How to access University IT Services Remotely
Accessing Nexus 365 via Web Access
Oxford University COVID-19 Advice and Updates
Working From Home Guidance
Working From Home Equipment Policy


Microsoft Teams-  Creating Teams
Microsoft Teams – Staff Guide for Remote Working
Microsoft Teams – Video Calling and Remote Tutorials
Microsoft Teams – Management and Etiquette for Group Calls
Overview of teams and channels in Microsoft Teams – video
Working in Channels – video
Start a meeting with members of a Team/Channel – video
Remote Assistance 
Out of Office Reply and Setting up Voicemail for Microsoft Teams
Create a Poll in Microsoft Teams
Teaching Remotely by CTL


Whilst the College IT department is not directly supporting Zoom, anyone using it should read the following article to ensure they can mitigate some of the known security issues of the platform:

University guidelines for safer use of Zoom


How to Spot Phishing emails
How to Encrypt a PDF Document
How to Protect an Office (Word / Excel) Document
How to Create Encrypted Password Protected Zip and RaR Files
How to Send Large Files and Archives Securely Using OxFile
Encrypted USB Media (Available from ICT Office)
Brasenose Information Security Summary – Staff Leaflet
How to unzip a Password Protected Zip or RaR File

Email Guides

Mail Lists – Everything You Need to Know
Managing Junk Mail

Setting Up Email Rules
Setting an Out Of Office Message
Adding a Photo to Your Email Address/Profile
How to recall a sent Email
How to view Message Headers in Outlook
How to access delegated mailbox via Webmail

Nexus 365 Guides

Accessing Nexus 365 via Web Access
Signing into Your College Workstation After Migration
Configuring Outlook 2016 (Mac)
Configuring Mac Mail (Mac)
Configuring Nexus 365 for iPad/iPhone
Configuring Nexus 365 for Android devices

Meeting Rooms

Meeting Rooms and Their Facilities
Technical Guide for Amersi Foundation Lecture Theatre
How to use Chromecast to Display Your Presentation Wirelessly

Getting connected

Remote Access
The CHORUS VOIP Telephone system
How to Connect to College Wi-Fi
How to Send or Receive a Fax
Setting up Forwarding for CHOURS Phone

Miscellaneous Guides

Changing default photocopy settings on Ricoh copiers
Creating interactive forms with Microsoft Forms
How to Search Google – The Commands You May Not Know!
Who to send Website Updates / Changes to?
Scanning Documents to Email
Scanning Documents to a Network Folder
SharePoint: Delegating Approval Tasks to another account before an absence
Brasenose Organisational Chart -January 2020