Accessing your NTU Timetable from Outlook

To access your NTU Timetable from Outlook you will need to subscribe to the NOW calendar updates.


Open Internet Explorer or Firefox.

Navigate to your NTU Timetable either in NOW or on the Staff Portal, and select “Subscribe to iCal”. 

If you are brought to the NOW Sign-on screen, enter your NTU username and password as normal.

You should then be taken to the following screen

Firefox users only

If you are using Firefox you will see the Launch Application window displayed.

  • Make sure that Microsoft Outlook is highlighted 
  • Select OK

All users will see the windows below

  • Select Allow 


Select Yes

Combining both Calendars

Your NTU timetable will now be imported into Outlook, and after a few seconds should automatically appear alongside your normal Outlook calendar as below.

To overlay the two calendars click on the small arrow highlighted in the picture above

This should give you the following result.

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    Spence, John
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    Rushby, Amanda

    Has anyone managed to work out how to print the merged version?

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    McAteer, Degan

    Hi all,

    Most of the timetabling issues should now be resolved. If you are still having difficulties with syncing your timetable to your device please use the "Submit a Request" form at the top of the page. When filling out this form please give exact details of your issues to help our team in finding a solution as quickly as possible.



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    Kaye, Danny

    I can see it but what I really need is for the entry in my timetable to be in my outlook calendar so other people can see my total comitted hours not just my diary.

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    Challinor, Jane

    As above - I need this to be visible to others in my outlook calendar and also to be able to see it in Web Mail. How can the ical be indelibly embedded in Outlook - and not just available to view as in the example above?

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    Spence, John

    The ical/icalendar  feed also works with Outlook 2013 (tested with 64bit version on windows 2008).

    The steps are slightly different in that some of the prompts don't appear but the result is the same.

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    N0307878 (Peter Hewes 2010)

    Do you know how to get this to work with Outlook 2011 (Mac)?

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    Mcconnon, Carl

    Hi Peter,


    I will log a ticket and ask someone to get back to you.

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    Spence, John

    https://support.ntu.ac.uk/entries/22162623-Accessing-your-NTU-Timetable-from-Outlook-Alternative-Method   - can be used if you get the "Navigation to the web site has been cancelled" when clicking the link

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    Spence, John

    The "Navigation to the web site has been cancelled" message if it appears is due to the machine not knowing what to do with the file under the link.

    Normal NTU machines should have .ics file type associated with outlook 2010 by default so it should just work, a few machines don't seem to have the association always set.

    Two solutions:  

    1)  Use the method described in https://support.ntu.ac.uk/entries/22162623-Accessing-your-NTU-Timetable-from-Outlook-Alternative-Method to manually subscribe outlook 2010 to the feed.

    2) Repair the association.  Just finding out the best way to resolve this issue if it occurs