This guide will help you set up your personal laptop/computer.
Below is a list of tools you can install, with links to download options and guidance:
|Office 365||This is the full Office suite of desktop applications, programs include Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook|
|Antivirus||Antivirus keeps your devices protected against malware||
Guide | Free Antivirus options
|Adobe Acrobat Reader||This tool allows you to view PDFs in Adobe Acrobat||
Download Adobe Acrobat Reader
|Google Chrome||Chrome is a browser that is recommended to be used by the University.||Download Google Chrome|
If you require any specialist software, you can install or access these from the below links:
|Software On Blackboard (Course Resources)||You can find some specialised software downloads on Blackboard which may be relevant for certain programmes.||Guide | Software on Blackboard|
|AppsAnywhere||AppsAnywhere is our web-based software library that allows access to hundreds of software applications on campus or at home||Guide | AppsAnywhere|
|Panopto||Panopto is a screen recording tool that can be used for assessments or recording presentations|
Adobe Creative Cloud
Please contact your tutor or programme leader to request access.
|This will give you access to a suite of Adobe products such as Photoshop.||Guide | Adobe Creative Cloud|
|On the hub||Here you can locate a wide array of software, some free and some available for purchase at discounted prices for students.||onthehub.com|