Free Software

These pages are dedicated to online resources where you can download software to aid your studies.

Microsoft

Imagine

All students in the School of Computing are entitled to access Imagine Premium. Imagine Premium was previously known as Dreamspark and MSDNAA and allows free access to developer tools, operating systems and server applications. Click here to find out more and the link to the Imagine Premium site

Office 365

You have the ability to download and install Microsoft Office 2016 on your own devices. This will be delivered via Microsoft Office 365 for everyone while they have an active account with RGU. To access this functionality you will require to login to:

http://portal.office365.com

To login you must use the following credentials:

U: <UserID>@rgu.ac.uk
P: Your standard RGU password

For more details about Office 365, see the IT Services Helpdesk Support Pages on http://you.rgu.ac.uk. Direct link here: https://you.rgu.ac.uk/org/its/helpdesk/SitePages/Office365%20-%20Staff.aspx

VMWare

Students who are currently being taught using virtual machines can download any of the VMware titles on the webstore free and can also gain access to online VMware training materials. Click here to find out more and the link to the VMAP site

Astah Professional

This year we have added a new product to our software list to replace the ageing Rational Rose licence. This software is called Astah professional and as well as being able to install it on any School of Computing PC, we can offer it to  students for their personal machines too. Click here to find out more about how to obtain your copy.

GitHub

Sign up for the Github student pack at https://education.github.com/pack. It will give a free private repository for your code.

JetBrains

Professional developer tools from JetBrains. The All Products is downloadable from: https://www.jetbrains.com/student/

Autodesk

Autodesk allow free downloads of their software for students and educators. Signup at http://students.autodesk.com