This page details software available to students
Microsoft Office 365 Pro Plus (Free)
Microsoft Office 365 Pro Plus is available free of charge to students as part of Microsoft's Student Benefit programme. Further details on our Office 365 Pro Plus page.
Microsoft Azure Dev Tools For Teaching (previously known as Imagine)
Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine (STEM) students have access to the Azure Dev Tools for Teaching offer, which includes a wide selection of Microsoft's applications.
Students, educators, and academic institutions worldwide have free* access to Autodesk software—the same tools used by millions in industry today.
*may be used solely for purposes directly related to learning, teaching, training, research or development and shall not be used for commercial, professional or any other for-profit purposes.
Software via our University Site Licenses (Free and Discounted)
Students can obtain free and low cost copies of certain software titles including the following popular applications:
- Adobe Creative Cloud (discounted)
- Ansys (free)
- ArcGiS (free)
- ChemDraw (free)
- ClaroRead Plus (free)
- Endnote (free)
- ERDAS (free)
- JMP (free)
- Labview (free)
- Maple (free)
- Matlab (free)
- Minitab (free)
- NVivo (free)
- Origin Pro (only available for students within SAgE faculty)
- SAS (free)
- SPSS Statistics (free)
For full details see https://services.ncl.ac.uk/itservice/core-services/software/licences/
Accessing Applications Remotely
The Windows Virtual Desktop gives secure access to popular University software, your files and protected websites, whilst you're away from campus.