As a student at the University of Otago, you have access to a range of free or discounted software both for your own computer and on the Student Desktop.

For your own computer

Sophos Anti-virus

The University of Otago provides free Sophos Anti-virus software to all students for as long as they are enrolled. Follow the step-by-step instructions to help you install Sophos Anti-virus. Once installed, Sophos will keep itself updated and your computer protected.

Office 365

You can download and use Office 365 applications for free on your own device:

EndNote

EndNote software is free for all University students. Your EndNote licence entitles you to use EndNote on your home computer for University work while you are enrolled. You are also entitled to any upgrades released to the University. You can request EndNote through ITS:

SPSS

If you are a postgraduate student you can have SPSS installed on your home computer for University work, with the licence paid for by your department. A Postgraduate SPSS software request form must be completed:

If you are an undergraduate student, you can install SPSS on your home computer for University work as long as you pay for the licence personally. The cost is $53.00 plus GST per year. An Undergraduate SPSS licence request form must be completed.

NVivo

If you are a postgraduate student you can have NVivo software installed on your home computer for University work but it must be requested by your department. Please see the NVivo page for more information.

GraphPad Prism

If you are a postgraduate student you can have GraphPad Prism software installed on your home computer for University work but it must be requested by your department. Please see the GraphPad Prism page for more information.

On the Student Desktop

There is also a variety of software available for you to use on the Student Desktop including Office, EndNote, and SPSS:

Last updated 08/08/2019 12.23 PM
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