Microsoft Stream

Microsoft Stream is an online video service similar to YouTube that allows for the uploading, viewing and sharing of videos securely within the Western community. It also allows you to organize videos into channels and groups so they are easier to find!

Disclaimer: Microsoft Stream is a cloud-hosted system and while its use is optional , all usage must comply with  Western's Computing, Technology & Information Resources Policy and Data Classification Standards .

Accessing Microsoft Stream

All Western faculty, staff and students have access to view videos shared in Microsoft Stream.  If you are a Western faculty or staff member and would like to request access to upload to Stream, please contact the WTS Helpdesk.   

To access Stream:

  1. Log into your Western Office 365 account at using your favourite web browser.
  2. If Stream does not appear in your list of favourite apps, click on the All apps icon and then find and click Stream from the list of apps displayed.

It's as easy as that!

There is also a mobile app for Microsoft Stream available for download at .


Before you start using Stream, here are some great resources to get you started:

Need help with Stream?

Contact the WTS Helpdesk for support either by:

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