Get software

Staff and students can get free or discounted software through special purchase arrangements made by the University. There is a full software catalogue that lists what is available, who can access it and how to get it. 

There is also a special downloads site for registered IT Support Staff.

Get software for yourself

Before you buy anything, remember that University cardholders can get FREE Microsoft 365 software and OneDrive storage via the University’s subscription. To access these, visit and log in using your Oxford username (e.g. abcd1234) followed by @OX.AC.UK.  

You can get free downloads, including Sophos Anti-Virus, VPN Client, Mathematica and EndNote by logging into our Self-Registration service

Other software, including Parallels for Mac and Adobe Creative Cloud products, is available to buy via our software distribution portal, OnTheHub.