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What are hybrid meetings?

A hybrid meeting is where some participants get together in person while others join remotely. Remote participants use collaboration apps like Microsoft Teams, Zoom, WebEx or Google Meet. Hybrid meetings are more than simple videoconferences. They provide a much more immersive experience in which everyone can actively contribute to the meeting. 

Collaboration in small groups

Hybrid meetings happen in small-to-medium-sized spaces equipped with technology that lets a small group of people actively collaborate. The key is two-way collaboration.

They are different to live-streamed events and lecture capture. The University provides large spaces equipped for lecture capture that enable one speaker to broadcast to a large remote audience. The communication is mostly one-way, although there may be an option for the audience to submit written questions and comments. 

Hybrid meeting solutions

General guidance on participating in hybrid meetings