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Software Library - For personal computers

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 Store to request access to software for installation. Software can be installed via your Software Catalogue once approved
  • Staff on a Deakin Apple Mac - Click the Self Service icon in the dock

New 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.

Apps on Demand - 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

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

Deakin students and staff get free access to Office 365, including unlimited storage on OneDrive and free use of a range of other apps. Office 365 enables you to work, study and collaborate anywhere you have access to the internet, on most devices, including smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktop computers.

On The Hub also has a range of Microsoft, Adobe and other software products available to purchase for staff and students at a discounted rate.


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