Apps and software

Microsoft software for students

As a student at the University of Melbourne, you can enjoy free online access to the latest Microsoft Office 365 suite of applications. These include Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and others.

Refer to the FAQs page for Microsoft Office 365 on the ask.unimelb website to learn how you can subscribe to this service and install applications on your system and mobile devices. Don't forget to read what happens to the subscription after you complete your online graduate study at the University – that’s also really important

Windows 10 for students

You can now upgrade your system to the all new Windows 10 for free. Use your Unimelb student email account to register yourself on the University’s WebStore.

After you complete your registration, you can download a copy of Windows 10. You will receive a unique retail license key to install the system on your computer.

For support with registration, installation or for more information about the validity period on Windows 10, refer to the Help section of the WebStore. Click Help in the top right corner of the Home page to access the Help section.

If the topic you need assistance with is not listed under Browse Help Topics, use the Search option to look for that topic.

Useful apps and mobile sites

The Library apps and mobile sites page lists some useful apps that you can download on your computer and mobile devices. These include reference, productivity and collaboration apps, as well as the mobile site for library catalogues.

Use the tabs on this page to navigate through the list of apps.

If you own an iPhone, we also encourage you to download the UniMelb app. It’s available from the Home tab of the site we’ve linked to above. The app gives you access to the latest news and information about the University.

Software application and tools

The Library software application and tools page lists the different software and support available at the University to help you manage your references and resources.