Microsoft software, including Windows and Office, is available from the ELMS website. ELMS is an independent company that has a contract to provide discount deals for Microsoft software to educational institutions such as Lancaster University. There are discount deals & free software from Microsoft, and free VMware software available on ELMS for students and staff.
ELMS Software Deals
ELMS also provides access to free Microsoft development software (including Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office) to subscribing departments currently, SCC, Engineering and ISS.
It is a good idea to check the DreamsSparrk tab first because if you are eligilble, the software is free in the DreamSpark area.
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Note: with all the above deals you will be asked to prove that you are a student - often with your university email address.
OpenOffice.org is an alternative, free, version of Office-type products, and is available for download from OpenOffice.org
If you want more advice on Microsoft licences please contact ISS Service Desk on ext 10987.