Find out more about the free software  available to current Swansea University staff and students.

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All registered students and current members of staff at Swansea University are entitled to free copies of Microsoft Office 365 on their own PCs or mobile devices.  

The software will be valid throughout your time as a student or member of staff at Swansea University.  The software is available for Windows and Mac users, and can be installed on up to five devices.

Microsoft Office 365 can be downloaded from the page here.

Unified Desktop/Zenworks

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Current staff and students have access to a range of software via the Unified Desktop/Zenworks. 

This can only be accessed when using a Swansea University networked PC or staff laptop.  This loads when you log in or can be searched for via the Start Menu.  The unified desktop also has a number of Assistive Technology products available.

Other Software available to Students

Other software is available  to borrow from the Information Desks in the Bay and Singleton Libraries which includes:

  • SPSS
  • NVivo
  • AMOS
  • Mathematica

If training is required on how to use software, students should ask their University College department for further information.

Other software available via download:
Matlab for Students - Matlab is a high-level language interactive environment and is available as a download for students. 

 Access MatLab - Instructions for Matlab Downloads (a Blackboard login will be required to access the link).

Software FAQs

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