New Computer Accounts Notification

With effect from 6 Jan 2022, Google accounts, one to access the G Suite for Education ( and the other on the student account domain ( ), are no longer created to new staff members automatically. Current users of these Google accounts are reminded of the new disk quota that took effect in 2022.

*Colleagues with learning and teaching needs can apply for an account on the student account domain by completing F043 Application for the Google account for Staff and the application will be handled individually.

Google Accounts for Staff

The Logo of Google Workspace

Google Workspace (formerly called G Suite for Education), is a collection of web-based services including Google Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs / Drives, Google Sites, and etc. The Google account for staff sits on the student accounts domain, i.e., so colleagues could interact and collaborate with the students using Google Classroom and related services.

How can I apply for a Google account for staff?

Colleagues with learning and teaching needs can apply for an account via online form F043 - Application for Google Account for Staff. Please note that this service should be used strictly for the purposes of the University and the service provider has the rights to amend the terms of service.

How can I log in Google services?

Once the Google account is created, colleagues will be informed via email. Please visit, click Google and sign in with the Google email address, i.e. The username and password are the same as the EdUHK network account.


Please note that the staff account on Microsoft O365 remains the official email of the University.


  • Please check on the FAQ for more information about Google services.