Free Software

The University offers a suite of free software for study, research or personal use both on and off campus

As a UoB student, you can access a number of software packages to help with your studies. Software that you may need, plus a number of productivity tools that you might find useful are available at

Simply log in with your username and password to download anything you need, or would like to use.

Microsoft Azure tools for teaching

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. To access the portal, visit

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.


Professional Services