Loughborough University offer staff and students access to a range of software products.
Loughborough University is providing Microsoft Office to every student free of charge. This means the latest version of the full Office productivity suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and more available for offline and online use to best prepare you for class. As long as you’re a student here and the program continues, you’ll be able to use this software for free. Install on up to 5 compatible PCs and Macs, plus 5 tablets (including iPad!). Click on the link above to download your free copy.
IT Services recommend the Microsoft Security Essentials antivirus suite. The product is free, and provides excellent protection for your computer. Click on the link above for more information.
Digimap is an Ordnance Survey mapping collection, available for download in a variety of graphic file formats.Click on the link above to find out more.
There is a wide range of software available on campus in various IT Services computer labs including the library.
Software availability is broken down into four categories: Central and East Park Labs, West Park Labs, Specialist and Mac OS. Visit Computer Labs section for more information.
Specialist Software can be accessed via the Software Downloads module on Learn ( Can be found in the IT Services section under Additional Student Resources) to download and install the following programmes:
Comsol (Chemical Engineering Students Only)
Granta CES Edupack 2016
Maplesoft Maple 2015
MindJet MindManager 15
NI LabVIEW 2015 (Engineering Students only)
QSR NVivo 10