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Guide to Library and Archive Services During COVID-19: IT basics

Your IT account

Your IT account allows you to access all of the University's online resources:

You're given a username before you enrol with us. This is the letter "w" followed by the first 7 digits of your student ID number. 

To set up your password for the first time or if you forget it, log in to our password self-service and follow the instructions.


Other Software

Autodesk provides open access to more than 100 products – available to students and educators. This includes Autocad.


Learning and Software Support

The University has a subscription to LinkedIn Learning (formerly It has a lot of content relevant to our subject areas, which may be helpful in providing online input. The university's subscription can be accessed at 

Adobe Licences


Adobe has decided to make licences for students free during the coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic, until 6th July. 

Students with their own machines can  sign up and complete the process themselves. 

If you need help, there's a guide on the online learning page




Students can download Microsoft Office 365 for free.



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