Create a Skype Account

If you wish to use Skype on campus you will first need a Skype account. Go to and register for an account.

Install Skype Software

You will, also, need Skype installed on your laptop or computer. If you have a laptop, click on downloads and install. 

Skype is installed on all staff PCs that are managed by the university.

Additional Equipment

If you need to borrow a microphone or webcam for your Skype session, please go to our Equipment Loan section. Please try to request the equipment at least 48hrs beforehand.

If you have never used Skype before, please use the Skype Handbook [DOC] to learn how to make calls, create contacts, connect microphones etc.

Skype Equipped Room - F2-022

Room F2-022 located within the Deane Suite contains a permanent, ready to use Skype installation. If you wish to use this room you will need to make a booking using the 'Self Service' Occasional Room Bookings system:

Once you have logged into the Occasional Room Booking system look under Deane Suite [F Block] where you will find a link to book F2-022.