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Software for Students

Software Distribution is a service where UNSW IT has negotiated with selected software vendors to obtain optimum prices and conditions for distribution of software on campus. In many cases, software is distributed cost-free as part of a UNSW-wide site licence.

UNSW Software Distribution Licensing Conditions

The software listed above has been purchased as part of a volume licensing agreement between UNSW IT and the software vendors.

  • Licences can be purchased on behalf of faculties, units or staff of the University of New South Wales
  • Licensed Software can be used only for study, research, teaching and administrative purposes for UNSW
  • Licences cannot be used for commercial purposes
  • Anyone who does not fall within the licensed user groups (listed above) for any software product must obtain their copies of the software from a retailer
  • You may create backup copies of the software for archive and restoration purposes except where specifically excluded (see vendor specific conditions above)
  • Purchase of a licence allows you to download the software from the Software Distribution Server except where specifically excluded (see vendor specific conditions above). You will be given access to this server when you purchase the software
  • Manuals are not included

For further information on licensing terms and conditions e-mail the Software Distributor at: