G Suite for Education
Purpose of use
- G Suite for Appliucation (formerly Google Apps for Education) is an application package by the Google company, aimed in particular to eductional institutions.
- The following applications of G Suite for Education are activated in Metropolia:
|Purpose of the application|
|Info page||Cloud storage|
|Docs||Info page||Word processing|
|Classroom||Info page||Learning management system|
|Sites||Info page||Website builder|
|Info page||A tool for synchronizing the Drive documents with your device (Android, iOS, Windows Phone)|
|Meet||Info page||Chatting and conferencing (new)|
|Groups||Info page||Discussion groups|
|Trips||Info page||Planning of trips|
|Location history||Info page||Location history|
Contact info of the users of Google Apps for Education in Metropolia
|Photos||Info page||Photo sharing|
|Jamboard||Info page||Interactive whiteboard|
|Youtube||Info page||Video publishing|
Who can use it
- The package is used by Metropolia students and staff.
- Metropolia students and staff log on using their Metropolia usernames. Password is the same as the Metropolia usename's password.
Terms of Service
- G Suite for Education main agreement.
- Data Processing Amendment to G Suite Agreement, Version 1.5
- Standard Contractual Clauses.
- G Suite shares collected data internally or also with third-party companies.
What to do when having problems
- Service requests concerning G Suite use problems are made to Helpdesk.
- G Suite for Education (official, EN)
- Supported browsers (official, EN)
- Release Calendar - G Suite (EN, official)
- G Suite Updates Blog (EN, official)
- G Suite on Wikipedia (EN, 2019)
- Better Cloud Monitor (EN)
Communities and events
- Google for Education Youtube channel (EN, official)
- G Suite Youtube channel (EN, official)
- Education on Air Youtube channel (EN, official)
- The Gooru Youtube channel (EN)
Content of the page last checked: 10/2019
Photo: Trey Ratcliff - www.flickr.com/photos/stuckincustoms/4323977677 (cc)
How to deploy G Suite for Education in Metropolia
Guides of applications
Check out the Applications table on this page ("Info page").
Good to know
Answers to frequently asked questions