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

Accessibility – Making your documents accessible to people with disabilities

Microsoft Word Heading Style format

IT Advice for Working Remotely

Remotely Accessing Your Work Terminal
Remote Working with MS Teams
Central University Working From Home Guidance
Central University Teaching Remotely Advice (CTL)
Accessing Your University Email Account via a Web Browser.
Oxford University COVID-19 Advice and Updates
Brasenose Working From Home Equipment Policy (PDF Download)


Microsoft Teams-  How to Create a ‘Team’
Microsoft Teams – Video Calling and Remote Tutorials
Microsoft Teams – Management and Etiquette for Group Calls
Microsoft Teams – Overview of Teams and Channels (Video Guide)
Microsoft Teams – Start a meeting with members of a Team or Channel (Video Guide)
Microsoft Teams – Setting Up Out of Office Reply & Voicemail
Microsoft Teams – Creating a Poll in an MS Teams Chat or Call
Hybrid Tutorials & Meetings. Some people in the room, some joining remotely!
Microsoft Teams – Breakout Rooms


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
Hybrid Tutorials & Meetings. Some people in the room, some joining remotely!
Teaching Rooms setup using Logitech Meetup Camera for MSTeams (Collaborative Work Space
Portable Logitech Mobile Webcam Guide – Found in most Teaching Rooms
Technical Guide for Amersi Foundation Lecture Theatre

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
Telephony over Teams

Miscellaneous Guides

Order ahead registering
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
Brasenose Organisational Chart-Nov-2021
Elected College Officers 2021-2022