Nvivo is qualitative analysis software designed to work with rich text-based and multimedia information and is only available for Microsoft Windows.

Accessing Nvivo

Nvivo Pro for Windows and Nvivo for Mac are available for purchase for UQ staff and students. Earlier versions of Nvivo are also available. The licence includes access to ongoing upgrades and technical support.

You can purchase new and renew existing licences through the ITS Catalogue in UniFi by searching for ‘NVIVO’ as the item ID number. A single device licence is $25 per year. Ask your local Finance Officer for further help.

When you make a UniFi purchase, include the:

  • name of user
  • phone number
  • computer name.

If your computer has an Nvivo licence and you are the sole user of that computer, you can also install the software on a UQ portable device such as a laptop for your use at no extra charge.

Home use

You can’t use Nvivo on a personal computer with a UQ licence. If you need Nvivo on your own computer, you can purchase it from the company website.

Conditions of use

Nvivo can be used at UQ for:

  • teaching
  • research
  • personal educational development
  • administration and management of the business of UQ’s organisation
  • development work associated with any of the above.

You can't use Nvivo at UQ for:

  • consultancy or services leading to commercial exploitation of the software (for monetary gain)
  • work of significant benefit to the employer of students on industrial placement or part-time courses.

Nvivo device licences are renewed annually on 19 November through UniFi.

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