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Google to M365 Migration

By migrating to Microsoft 365, staff and students will enjoy a better, enterprise-level online platform, with the following features:

  1. Enterprise IT skills –Large enterprises and HK universities are using M365. Students gaining M365 skills will help their careers.
  2. Integrated functions– Office, Outlook Email, OneDrive, Teams, etc.
  3. Document Management– SharePoint for document management with automation and collaboration capabilities.
  4. Online Collaboration– Users may co-edit Word, Excel, and PPT files online.
  5. Better Security– M365 provides good access and document control functions.
  6. Single-sign-on– No need to maintain two separate accounts (Google/Microsoft)
  7. Available in Mainland– Students may access email and files in Mainland.

Migration Phases And Important Dates


Important Dates

  • Date of Domain Switchover: June 2023
  • All data in google removed: April 2024 (Staff) /Dec2023(Student)

Service Mapping

Service(Before) Google(After) Microsoft 365
FormGoogle Forms Microsoft Forms

Email Gmail Outlook
Drive Google Drive SharePoint (for shared drive)
One Drive (for own documents)
Calendar Google Calendar Outlook
Communication tools Google Chat Teams
Other Google Docs Editors
( Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides,)

Microsoft Office
(Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint)

What you need to do​

Should you have any inquiries, please contact ITSC at 3963 5160 or email itsc@hsu.edu.hk


User Services

Dept Services