The University has 50 licenses for webinars for up to 500 users. There are more (000's) licenses available for up to 100 participants. Unified Comms & AV jointly control the single large event licence for up to 3,000 participants.
All licenses are enabled on individual University users' accounts by Stefan Wielgosz & Phil Watson on request.
Live streaming has been enabled for meetings & webinars - please contact Audio Visual for further information
This page details information from a perspective of delivering a live event via a Zoom webinar
IT Services have more general information regarding Zoom on their webpages
This is a comprehensive walkthrough of setting up a webinar and includes a transcript.
The 1 hour video is broken down into 3 parts -
Points to note -
You cannot have Breakout Rooms in a webinar
The attendees' view will be different from the panelist view - attendees will see unmuted participants and shared screens only
Presenters need to click on slides in Powerpoint after sharing their screen to get focus in order to run the presentation from their keyboard
When sharing screen - participants' audio can be switched on (by host) in 'More' options (3 dots on right)
Recording the webinar will open a dialogue box on everyone's screen - they must approve being recorded or leave the meeting. This setting is locked by the acccount administrator for GDPR purposes
If you are importing csv attendees: the format is email, first_name, last_name (Column A is the email address, column B is the first name, column C is the last name)
Below is an overview of steps and suggestions when setting up and running a webinar:
The following people should be involved - Host (can be AV), 2nd Support person (Alternative or Co-host), Chair (Optional co-host), Panelists (optional co-hosts), Attendees
Many of the points in this document also apply to webinars - General meeting security
If you would like to test how a webinar works in practice for a live event, please get in touch with