Getting Software

Licensed software at CSE

UNSW and CSE have licensing agreements with a number of vendors to make software available to staff and students.

Microsoft OS and server software
The Microsoft Azure webstore is available to currently enrolled CSE students.
Microsoft Office
Office ProPlus is available for free to current UNSW students.
Office 365 University is available for AU$119 for 4 years.
UNSW-owned mac users can install Office through the UNSW Self-service app.
Adobe products (including Acrobat)
Adobe Creative Cloud is available to UNSW staff on compatible UNSW-owned and personal computers.
Download the client (Windows and appleOS only) and log in with your and zPass
We can still install Acrobat Pro for Postgrad students, but only on UNSW-owned computers.
(Note that most people only need the free Acrobat Reader for most tasks; MS Word can save to PDF natively.)
VMWare IT Academy licenses are available to currently enrolled CSE students, and to CSE staff.
To request a license, send a mail to System Support
Symantec Antivirus
Symantec AntiVirus is available for free to UNSW students.
Sophos Antivirus
Installed by default on UNSW-owned macs, via the self-service app.
See the Matlab page for details
Other licensed products
See the UNSW IT software pages for students and staff.
Also see UNSW myAccess for remote access to a range of virtual applications.
Other open-source software
The mirror has local respositories for Debian, Ubuntu, CPAN, CTAN and more.
Last edited by pmr 15/09/2022

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