Software & Hardware
From these pages you can find out about the software applications available at UCL and for your home computer to support your learning, teaching, research or work. Staff can also get information about what IT hardware is available to purchase such as desktop/laptop computer and printers.
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Get your free copy Office 365 Professional Plus
UCL students can obtain a copy of Office 2013 Professional Plus at no cost. Office 365 includes the latest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and more.
You can install on up to 5 compatible PCs and Macs, plus 5 tablets (including iPad).
Read the instructions on how to obtain your copy.
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Software & Hardware service news & related information
19th July 9AM - The Software Database is now available again, we apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Published: Jul 18, 2017 2:06:10 PM
We wanted to update UCL staff and students following the major loss of IT services on Friday 5 May 2017. Firstly, we want to apologise for the significant impact this had on staff and students’ ability to work across the whole university. We all rely on this technology round the clock and any loss of service is frustrating.
Published: May 16, 2017 4:30:52 PM
If you have a copy of MATLAB installed on your computer then you will receive expiry prompts informing you that you have about 58 days to update the licence. This is normal. Information Services Division (ISD) has now renewed the licence for MATLAB for a further three years, but you may need to take the following action depending on how you access MATLAB:
Published: Jun 8, 2016 10:34:57 AM