As a student at the University of Otago, you have access to a range of free or discounted software both on your own computer and on the Student Desktop.
On Your Own Computer
As a student at the University of Otago, you can get this software for your personal computer for free or at a discounted price. These licences are only valid while you are a current student.
GraphPad Prism – Analysis and scientific graphing
MATLAB – Programming and numeric computing platform
NVivo – Qualitative data analysis tool
Available to postgraduate students only.
Download the request form here.
Download a request form above, print it and fill it out, then scan it and send it to yourself. Forward it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will send you or your supervisor the license alongside instructions on how to download it.
Note: Office, Endnote and SPSS are also available for your use on the Student Desktop, which you can also use on your own device. NVivo may be available to you through your course or your department.
On the Student Desktop
There is also a variety of software available for you to use on the Student Desktop: