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    Library computer software

    There is a wide range of specialist software installed on all of our Windows and Mac computers - click here for a complete list of installed software.

    In addition, the following software is available to download for free to your personal computer:

    • SPSS for Windows and MacOS If you need help with using SPSS, try the SPSS Statistics Essential Training tutorial on LinkedIn Learning.
      (to access the tutorial video, you will need to sign in to LinkedIn Learning by selecting "sign in with your organisation account" - you will then need to log on through myUniHub)
    • Minitab for Windows and MacOS
    • Nvivo for Windows and MacOS
      If you need help with using Nvivo, try the Nvivo Essential Training tutorial on LinkedIn Learning.

    You can download the software by logging in here

    Microsoft Office 365

    All Middlesex University students can now install Microsoft Office 365 for personal use on up to 5 PCs or Macs, 5 tablets, and 5 smartphones. Please read our Office365 webpage for further information.

    Anti-virus software

    Staff and students are advised, for home computers, to install an anti-virus software. The Sophos anti-virus product is available for free. Please read our step-by-step guide about how to install it.

    Adobe Creative Cloud

    To use Adobe Creative Cloud software (including PhotoShop, Illustrator and InDesign) on University Mac desktops/MacBooks, you will need to sign into Adobe with your Middlesex e-mail address at first launch, and thereafter only with your email address.

    If you require more detailed Adobe information, please visit Adobe help

    Benefits of making use of the Adobe suite:

    • Make your work stand out from the crowd with free access to high quality features
    • Be creative with the full range of Adobe Suite on student computers – Editing video, manipulating images and much more
    • Free use of Adobe CC mobile apps
    • Access via AppsAnywhere on Middlesex owned Windows machines

    Adept for Education

    Latest software tools to help you achieve the grade you need and ease your workload. Visit the Adept 4 Education website for deals on various software titles.

    Civica student website

    Civica, a provider of consulting, software and managed services to the public sector, has recently launched a dedicated online store offering discounts on the retail price of various major software brands.

    They can be found at: http://www.civica.co.uk/


    Qualtrics is an online based survey tool designed to allow flexibility in the way surveys are created and help students with their academic research.

    Benefits of using Qualtrics:

    • Create a survey using customisable templates
    • Gather, analyse and store data in one online location
    • Write your own questions or choose from the large library of pre-written questions
    • Easily produce great looking visual reports
    • Export to Excel or IBM SPSS

    More information on Qualtrics.

    Microsoft Imagine (previously called DreamSpark)

    All students and staff can now access Microsoft Software and Development Tools (excluding Microsoft Office) through Imagine.

    Click here to access Microsoft Imagine

    You will need to create and then verify an account using your Middlesex email address to access the software catalogue.

    Students from the school of Science and Technology can also access additional software using Imagine Premium. If you are a Science and Technology student and have not received a registration email for Imagine, you will need to email the technical team at SATtechnicians@mdx.ac.uk to request a Premium account.

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