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Home Use Software

As an employee of the University, you are entitled to have a copy of the main software we use on our campus computers but for your own personal use at home. Our main site licence contracts enable staff to receive the software either free of charge or for a small fee.

Please be aware that the software purchased or downloaded for staff home use may come with additional licensing restrictions.

Students: Please see Microsoft Azure for Students (formerly Microsoft Imagine).

Please note that this page is for staff of the University.

Software Versions Available Home Use (Staff) Home Use (PGR) Where
Microsoft 365 & Microsoft Surface Microsoft 365 Personal or Microsoft 365 Home (also includes option to purchase Visio & Project) & can also obtain a 10% on Microsoft Surface devices. Yes No Microsoft 365 Workplace Discount Programme
Adobe Creative Cloud Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat DC etc) Yes No Email ITP Software
Matlab Matlab & toolboxes Yes Yes Email ITP Software
SPSS SPSS v28 & AMOS v28 Yes Yes Download Here (University Account Required)
Nvivo Nvivo 20 R1 Yes Yes Download Here (University Account Required)
Minitab Minitab v19 Yes Yes Download Here (University Account Required)
AutoDesk 3DSMax, Revit, AutoCAD, Maya Yes Yes AutoDesk
Videoscribe Videoscribe Yes No Email ITP Software
LinkedIn Learning LinkedIn Learning Yes Yes LinkedIn Learning
Parallels Parallels Desktop 16 for Mac Yes Yes OnTheHub

Extra Information - Please Read:

  • The OnThuHub store is a 3rd-party hosted platform run by Kivuto. Thier customer services number is 0800 098 8436 or email them at support@kivuto.com.
  • Microsoft 365: You will obtain a 30% discount on the RRP of the O365 Personal or Home plans. To do this follow the instructions on the website. You will need a personal Microsoft account (a Hotmail, Outlook etc) to take advantage as this will continue to work after you leave working for the University. This works on Windows, Mac, iOS & Android devices.
  • For software that needs you to email the ITP Software team, please specify your name, email address & what software you need. This is because we need to either do backend setup of the software or there are special requirements for that software.
  • Parallels Desktop for Mac through OnTheHub is the only place to obtain the software with academic discount. You must also purchase the guest OS (i.e. Windows) licence separately.
  • For the free AutoDesk software, you must either be a teacher/lecturer or student. For more detailed eligibility criteria, please visit here.
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