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You can find the answer to many common software problems by asking a question above.

If you can't find the answer you're looking for, or need personal help, you can contact us.

Access software on any device, at any time, from anywhere

Apps on Demand is a free service that gives Deakin students access to lab and course-related software in the cloud. Find out more at Apps on Demand

Use Microsoft Office software online

Deakin Anywhere is a central place to access Microsoft applications based on Office 365 that enables you to work, study and collaboate anywhere you have access to the internet, on most devices, including smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktop computers.

Download software to your computer

A wide range of software is available for you to download and install. Note that some items can only be used on Deakin workstations.

  • Students and Staff on your own computer - Browse the Software Library
  • Staff on a Deakin Windows PC - Click Start > All Programs > Software Catalogue
  • Staff on a Deakin Apple Mac - Click the Self Service icon in the dock

Software can be requested for installation on Deakin University workstations for both teaching and learning and work related use at any time throughout the year.

Free software training online

All students and staff can use Lynda to learn how to use the software applications, as well as gain skills in many other areas. It's free and works on desktops, tablets and mobiles.

Free software downloads

Students and staff can get Microsoft Office for free.


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