Students can access free software to use on their personal computers for the duration of their time at UQ.

Office 365 ProPlus

All enrolled UQ students can download a free copy of Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus for their personal computer.

Office 365 includes:

  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Outlook, and more.

Find out how to download your free copy of Office 365

OneDrive cloud storage

OneDrive isn't available with the free version of Office 365 ProPlus, but you can create a personal Microsoft account or link to an existing personal account to access 5GB of free OneDrive storage.

Other free cloud storage providers include iCloud, Dropbox or Google Drive.

Other free software

Students who are eligible for access can download the following software onto their personal computers:

  • ANSYS
  • ChemOffice Pro or ChemDraw
  • ESRI ArcGIS
  • Graphpad
  • LabVIEW
  • Leximancer
  • Mathematica
  • Matlab
  • Mestrelab Mnova NMR
  • SAS
  • Sophos AntiVirus
  • Statistica.

Go to UQ Software Licensing and follow the prompts to download one of these products.

Once you submit your request, you will receive an email confirmation with download and licensing instructions.

Conditions of use

You must be a current UQ student to download and use software made available through UQ.

This software is only intended for your personal computer. If you need software on a UQ-owned computer, submit an IT request.

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