Software

Need a computer with a specific programme on? Want to know what's available in your room? Use the laboratory software database Labsoft.

As a student at this university we've made the following software available to you free of charge, to download onto your own devices.

If you need help installing any of this software, visit your campus IT service desk.

Library Services want to improve the user experience for students needing to download ebooks, particularly if using your own own devices. You can download Adobe Digital Editions directly for free, without an account.

Archicad is only available directly from Graphisoft. To download Archicad software for Microsoft Windows or Apple Mac, click myarchicad and register an account. You will then be able to download the software directly.

To download Autodesk software for Microsoft Windows or Apple Mac, click autodesk and register an account. You will then be able to download the software directly.

In order to install this software you will need to be given an activation key. Use the Request Software link at the right of your screen on desktop, or the bottom of this page on mobile and request the MATLAB activation key and installation guide.

MATLAB is only available directly from Mathworks. To download MATLAB software for Microsoft Windows or Apple Mac, click mathworks and either log in with your university email, or register an account with your university email.

Click Associate License,

Enter the Activation Key and click Associate License,

Click Download Your Products Now, and then click Download for the newest release,

Choose a supported platform and download the installer.

In order to install this software you will need to be given an activation key. Use the Request Software link at the right of your screen on desktop, or the bottom of this page on mobile and request the NVivo activation key and installation guide.

To download NVivo 12 for Microsoft Windows or Apple Mac, click NVivo and enter the registration key when required.

At this university you have the opportunity to download Office 365 to your personal devices.

This offering will allow installations on multiple devices for staff and students. You will be signing in through the Microsoft Office 365 portal, but at this present time the University of South Wales is only allowing the download of Microsoft Office applications.

To sign in go to Microsoft Office 365 Portal and login with your University email address.

Visit the USW Office 365 Portal for more information and easy access to training and supporting materials.

In order to install this software, you will need to be given an SDK-ID code and Serial Number. Use the Request Software link at the right of your screen on desktop, or the bottom of this page on mobile and request the Solidworks SDK-ID, Serial Number and installation guide.

To download Solidworks 2018-2019 for Microsoft Windows or Apple Mac, click Solidworks and fill in your details and enter the codes when required.

To download SPSS you will need to login with a valid USW login name and password.

Select the correct download link for your operating system (Mac or Windows)

During installation, please choose Authorized user license.