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EndNote X5 not compatible with Mavericks OS X 10.9 - October 2013

Ansys network Licence update - September 2013

Maple network Licence update  - August 2013

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Software Accesss

Where around the University can you access software?

Public Access Computers (PACs): These are available to anyone with a University username and password and allow you to access University supported software across campus. You will find two types of PACs around campus.  Find the locations of PACs which include the library (open 24 hours), e-lounges and PC labs. 

Your personal University workstation: This is for staff members and research postgraduates. These workstations might be on Active Directory (AD) or be a conventional stand alone PCs. If on AD your workstation can also be accessed from remote location, to find out if you are on AD check with this Active directory tool.

Unix : Find out more about using Unix.

Access your University supported software from anywhere with internet access

There are many methods of accessing software without downloading it to your device.  Your method of access will depend on what device you are using and what piece of work you need to achieve.

Download software

Dotted arrow  Visit our secure download area - free anti-virus software and many other applications are available to our users

Dotted arrow  Visit our Microsoft DreamSpark information page - free software for staff/students in science, technology, engineering, and maths departments)

Buy software

Dotted arrow  University computer shop  (Purchase software not covered by campus licence)

Full software catalogue

Software available through the University is subject to licensing agreement. To see a full list of the software that is available in the University and the medium by which it can be accessed or obtained.

Dotted arrow  Full software catalogue