Student email

All students at the university get your own student email account automatically as part of your network account.  The system used for students at Stirling is Outlook Web App (OWA) which is part of Microsoft's Office365 offering.

You must use your university email account as it is the official means by which the university will contact you and we can identify you by your email address when you contact us. You can also use your university email for personal email.

Your email address takes the form of your


Microsoft Office 365 - Outlook Web App

About Outlook Web App
The student email system is a cloud-based service, Microsoft Office 365, utilising the Microsoft Outlook Web App.   The benefits of this service include most of the features of the full version of Microsoft Outlook, but in a web page:

  • A much newer and easier to use interface for your email
  • Retain the same email address and login routes
  • Single sign on from student lab PCs and the portal (only login once)
  • The ability to add Out of Office replies, and multiple email forwards
  • A full calendar and meeting request service
  • A comprehensive contact management system
  • Task lists
  • Instant messaging between contacts
  • Easy set up and advanced functionality for your mobile device (including full calendar sync and Push notifications)
  • 25GB of email storage!
  • Upto 25MB attachment limits. Any larger can be used with our Filedrop facility (files up to 2GB)
  • Much improved spam and junk email filtering



Forwarding your student emails

You can place a forward on your student email account in order to redirect all your emails to a different account. To do this:

  • Log into your student email account at
  • Go to 'Options'
  • Go to 'Mail Forwarding'
  • Tick the box '
  • Enter the address of where you want the emails to be forwarded
  • Tick 'Keep copies of incoming messages in this account'
  • Press 'Submit' 



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