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We have a new Software Catalogue for our students. Use the A-Z listing to find and get the software you need, on or off campus!

Software

There are three methods for staff and students to access and run software provided by the University, on your own laptops and PCs. They are:

The University software download catalogue 

If you are looking to install software like SPSS or NVivo for example, onto your own laptop, you can do this by visiting the University’s software download catalogue, logging in and selecting which software you wish to download. To download SPSS you will need to follow the instructions carefully as it is a three step installation process as well as a code to activate the software.  

Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign) – free until 6th July, 2020 

All staff and students can access and download a free version of the Adobe Creative Cloud applications (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) onto your own devices, until the 6th July, 2020. Please follow these simple instructions (you may need to log in to view them) about how to download and run Adobe CC applications onto your own laptops and PCs. These applications will take approximately 20 minutes to install. 

Staff can access Adobe CC from your University laptop, using AppsAnywhere.

AppsAnywhere on your own laptops/PCs 

More than 70 applications are now available from AppsAnywhere on your own laptop/PC. To access them, open a browser and go to https://appsanywhere.wlv.ac.uk and log in with your normal University credentials. You will then see a message asking you if it’s the first time you have used AppsAnywhere on your device. It is important that you select the blue box if it is the first time. Download and install the Cloudpaging player, after doing this you will be able to select an application you require and launch it in the normal way.  

Please be aware that for the first 3-5 minutes of running some of the apps, they may show a decrease in performance as the application downloads in the background, to prepare for use. After this the performance picks up to normal. 

Office 365

The full suite of Microsoft applications like Outlook for email and Calendar, Word for creating documents, OneDrive for storing and sharing documents, and Teams for chat and video, is available to all staff and students using a University or personal PC/laptop. 

If using a University device, simply log into https://office.com with your University email address and password. Once logged in you will land on a screen that displays all the application icons. Simply select and open.

If you would like to add Microsoft office to a personal PC or laptop, you can do this for up to 5 separate personal devices. Once logged into https://office.com with your University email, you will notice a tab at the top right of your window that says 'Install Office'. Select the first option 'Office 365 apps' and follow the on-screen steps to install and run. If using a tablet or mobile phone, you can access all of the Office 365 suite by installing the individual applications from your usual app storE.

The following University software is available for staff to download onto their own devices, from www.wlv.ac.uk/its/downloads 

  • SPSS & AMOS for PC
  • SPSS for Mac
  • NVivo
  • Maple
  • GraphPad Prism
  • Canoco

Digital Services are unable to help with installing or supporting software on home computers, and you install any software listed on this page at your own risk.

If you experience any problems with the download facility please contact the IT Service Desk on 01902 32 2000 or ext. 2000 for assistance.

Software at discounted prices for staff

Some software applications are available to purchase for personal devices at a discounted rate for full-time employed University staff from http://wlv.ac.onthehub.com 

These include, some Microsoft products: Windows, Project and Visio, and some additional products e.g. Corel.

Please note: If you require assistance with this, please use the help system available from 'OnTheHub'.

How to use OnTheHub:

  • Please access from your personal device, not your staff device.
  • Click on Sign In and use your University credentials
  • Once you have logged in, you need to select the product that you require.

Software available to all FSE staff and students

Software applications available to purchase for personal devices at a discounted rate to all FSE Full-Time employed University Staff and students can be bought from https://onthehub.com/

These include applications for VMWare.

Please note: If you need assistance please use the help system available from OnTheHub.

How to use OnTheHub:

  • Please access from your personal device, not your Staff device.
  • Click on “Find your School” and type in Wolverhampton.
  • Choose University of Wolverhampton – Science and Engineering.
  • Then register. 

Once you have registered an admin will activate your account once your eligibility has been checked.

Software available specifically for staff and students of the School of Maths and Computer Science

Software applications available to purchase for personal devices at a discounted rate to staff and students from the School of Maths and Computer Science can be bought from https://onthehub.com/ This includes applications for coding, data analysis and more.

  • Please access from your personal device, not your Staff device.
  • Click on “Find your School” and type in Wolverhampton.
  • Choose University of Wolverhampton – School of Technology  
  • Then register. 

Once you have registered an admin will activate your account once your eligibility has been checked.

The standard software installed on all University PCs may be used for any legitimate University purpose.

If you plan to use any University owned software for any paid-for activity, including use for commercial courses or professional activities, you should check the software licence terms with the Software Asset Manager.

All software is subject to copyright legislation https://www.wlv.ac.uk/about-us/governance/legal-information/policies-and-regulations/#useo)

Aa well as licencing terms and conditions for on campus and home use.

If you experience any problems with the download facility please contact the Service Desk at itsupport@wlv.ac.uk