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Sharing files and personal web space

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Nexus SharePoint

  • Can be used by anyone with an Oxford SSO account
  • Aimed at collaborating on documents, but can be used for a wide variety of other uses – working on a research document, writing something that your tutor can see, keeping documents relating to your club or society, etc.
  • Allows multiple versions of documents and version control
  • 1GB file size limit
  • For more information, see Introduction to SharePoint and the SharePoint Support site


WebLearn is Oxford University's virtual learning environment, where you can access course-related materials on your desktop and mobile. You can create and store materials in your Home area (100MB personal storage).


  • Must be set up by someone with an Oxford SSO account
  • Once set up, can send to and receive from anyone approved by owner
  • Files can be up to 25 GB
  • Self-tidying: files are automatically pruned after a (user-selected) fixed period
  • Can send out notification when files have been uploaded/downloaded
  • Basic security (encrypted file transfer, server verification, and user access control) is included by default
  • Find out more about Oxfile
  • Use Oxfile

Personal web space

  • Available to anyone with an Oxford SSO Account
  • 100 MB of personal web space
  • Develop your own website
  • To activate the web space, and later to check space and usage, visit Manage Web Space.

NOTE: Personal web space is viewable by anyone in the world with an internet connection. For private items, use WebLearn.