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Software for home use

The University has licence agreements which allow its members to download some software for home use.

Office 365 ProPlus

Current students and staff can download the latest version of Microsoft Office via Office 365 ProPlus free of charge through their University Office 365 email account. It can be installed on up to five personally owned PCs or Macs, as well as mobile devices including iPad, Android and Windows tablets.

Bradford OnTheHub

Staff have access to:

  • Microsoft Work at Home products - £9. However, please note that Microsoft Office is free via your Office 365 email account – see the 'Office 365 ProPlus' heading above.
  • DreamSpark Standard (Microsoft developer tools) - free.

Note: Staff must delete and remove these products upon leaving the University.

Students have access to:

  • Microsoft Windows - free.
  • DreamSpark Standard (Microsoft developer tools) - free.

Accessing the software

  1. Go to and click on Sign In at the top right of the screen.
  2. Login with your University username and password.
  3. Select the product you want and follow the on-screen instructions.


  • For help with logging into Bradford OnTheHub or with queries about eligibility, please contact IT Servicedesk.
  • Transactions on Bradford OnTheHub are entirely between you and Kivuto (trading as OnTheHub) and so if you need help with purchasing, downloading and installing software, please contact
  • For technical support on how to use the software installed, please see the Microsoft Support website.

Policies and agreements

It is important that you familiarise yourself with:

Adobe Creative Cloud Enterprise Desktop Apps (for staff)

The Adobe Creative Cloud Enterprise Desktop Apps package is available for staff to download for free on up to two personally owned devices, for work at home purposes.


The University has a license from McAfee which allows it to distribute virus protection software for Windows to current staff and students.


Current students and staff can install SPSS on personal computers.


Current students and staff can install NVivo on personal computers. Outside of the United Kingdom, usage is restricted to a maximum of three months.


Current students and staff can install Minitab on personal computers.