In gmail one can read email from different sources as long as the source provide a pop3 access. My university only allow imap access to email. I'm thinking about having a proxy that act as an imap ...
if you have a shared email account at for somthing like firstname.lastname@example.org its quite useful for everyone at the company to be able to see all incoming email into that account.. when using imap if ...
How do I access POP/IMAP/SMTP through a proxy? (The proxy settings in Thunderbird do not work.)