The University offers a suite of free software for study, research or personal use both on and off campus
For licensed copies of research, imagining and programming applications such as Matlab, SPSS and ArcGIS.
For some students* there are free licensed copies of Microsoft professional level tools such as Visio, Visual Studio, SQL Server and Azure as well as Microsoft operating systems. You can access these through my.bham and click on the my.computing tab.
For more information about Microsoft Imagine read the knowledge Base article KB10112
*Access to software packages is dependant on your department and programme of study.