Obtaining software - students

Software available from IT Services

Software available for students to install, either free or at a discount, includes the following. See each page for details of how to obtain the software:

Check our full list of software to find out whether a specific package is available for you to download.

Licence codes

Licence renewal codes for software obtained through the University can be found at:

Software available from external suppliers at a reduced price

Microsoft Office 365

The University has subscribed to Office 365 to provide all students and staff with a free copy of the MS Office suite, which can be installed on up to five different devices.

Find out more:


  • EndNote Web: Members of the University of York can use EndNote Web free of charge. For further information see the EndNote Online page.
  • EndNote: Members of the University can purchase EndNote for their personal machine directly from Bilaney Consultants at a reduced price.

Anti-virus software

There are a number of free anti-virus programs available. In particular, we recommend: