A wide range of software is available on student loan laptops and University computers. You can find a complete A-Z list of installed software across campus, loan laptops, specialist labs and whether a title is available for your personal device.
When you’re using a University Windows loan laptop or desktop computer, applications are accessible via AppsAnywhere.
We’ve changed the way you access University software in teaching classrooms, learning spaces and student loan laptops. AppsAnywhere uses a web interface for access to the University’s software applications and offers a much improved student experience.
AppsAnywhere is also available to download onto your own device which means you can access University software anytime, anywhere. More information along with an instruction guide is available on the Accessing Software Remotely page.
The following software can be installed onto your own devices from the University’s self-service download area
|Amos25 – Windows||Nvivo – Windows and Mac|
|Kortext – Windows and Mac||SPSS – Windows 32 and 64 bit|
|Microsoft Visual code – Windows||SPSS - Mac|
|Minitab 18 – Window||SPSS 26 – Mac Catalina only|
|Minitab Express – Mac||SPSS 27 – Big Sur and Catalina|
|Kortext - Windows 32 and 64 bit|
If you need help using software applications, video tutorials are available via our LinkedIn Learning Libguide.
A wide range of tutorials for many software applications is available
For speed, we’ve featured direct links through to two of the popular titles available for free.
You can also find a selection of PDF guides, including how to install SPSS on personal PC and MACs, on our ‘How to’ guides page.
Microsoft 365 Office suite is available to install on up to 5 personal devices. Please read our Microsoft 365 webpage for further information.
Adobe Creative Cloud, Vectorworks, SketchUp and Microsoft titles are available on the University desktop Macs. If you require other software, please check the applications folder for availability or visit our A-Z list of installed software.
AppsAnywhere for Mac and non-Windows devices work through an additional client called RAS Parallels which is available for download on mobile phone devices and tablets. Full information on RAS Parallels can be found on the Accessing Software Remotely page.
More detailed information regarding Adobe titles and how to access this software on your own devices is available on our Adobe Creative Cloud page.
Students are advised, for home computers, to install an anti-virus software. The Sophos anti-virus product is available for free. Our Sophus antivirus for home use guide is a step-by-step guide outlining how to install this software on your own computer.
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: