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Student IT Support: Software Downloads

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Licensed Software Available to Download

While you are an LSBU student you get selected licensed software for free. Some courses require students to use certain specialist software.  

These software packages can be download to your own suitable devices for the duration of your studies.

Please note: these licences does not cover devices belonging to friends and family of LSBU students and staff, even if living at the same address.

Looking for software? Try AppsAnywhere

Before you install any software on your device, you might like to know that you can access all this software and more via AppsAnywhere

Please note: AppsAnywhere is only available for Windows PCs and laptops.

Microsoft Office 365+

Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote.
Install on up to 5 devices.

Download Microsoft Office +365

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a chat-based collaboration platform complete with document sharing, online meetings, and many more extremely useful features for communications.

Being safe in MS Teams

Before you use MS Teams, you need to be aware of your responsibilities for keeping LSBU secure, looking after your data and ensuring that you are you safe. Always be wary of who you choose to share data with, especially using a collaborative tool which makes it easier for team and cross-team working.

Think - is your document confidential or in other ways sensitive? Is it safe to be shared in a Team or in a post?

Please take a moment to read through the ICT Security Policy for students below.

Download MS Teams on your desktop/laptop computer

Download Microsoft Teams

  1. Choose to download Desktop or Mobile
  2. Download and install
  3. Sign in with your LSBU email address and password

You can find the quick guide for using MS Teams here:

Access MS Teams web version - has less features than Desktop version

  1. Go to:   
  2. When prompted, please enter your LSBU email address and LSBU password
  3. Click on the icon for MS Teams


This download is currently unavailable

Mind mapping package with many uses; planning assignments and projects, exam preparation, collaborative working.
Available to download and use on your own computer or laptop.

Download MindManager 2020 for Windows

Download MindManager 2020 for Mac

MindManager licence key - Login using London South Bank University

Sophos Anti-Virus

Sophos Home is the security solution to defend all of your devices. From ransomware protection to AI malware detection with deep learning, protect all your devices - PCs, Macs, IOS
and Android devices. Works on up to 10 devices.

Follow the instructions below to get a free copy of the Sophos Anti Virus product, on up to 10 devices, courtesy of LSBU Cyber Security.

Get Sophos Home

  1. Type in your LSBU email address to verify eligibility - ensure you type this correctly!
  2. A unique code and download link will be sent to your LSBU email account.
  3. Follow the steps to create your new account, register for and download Sophos security on your own devices.
  4. Use your personal email address for account creation and registration.

Download Sophos Home

Once downloaded, this software is maintained and supported by Sophos. 

Sophos FAQs for any questions about installation or configuration.


Design software for engineering and architecture students.

Download AutoDesk


MATLAB is a high-performance language for technical computing. It integrates computation, visualisation, and programming in an easy-to-use environment where problems and solutions are expressed in familiar mathematical notation. 

Download MATLAB


This download is currently unavailable

A tool for organising and managing data. NVivo offers qualitative data analysis that helps with research. 

Download NVivo 12 for Windows - 32bit

Download NVivo 12 for Windows - 64bit

Download NVivo 12 for Mac

NVivo Licence key - Login using: London South Bank University


This download is currently unavailable

The SPSS® software platform offers advanced statistical analysis, a vast library of machine learning algorithms, text analysis, open source extensibility, integration with big data and seamless deployment into applications. 

SPSS version 26

Download SPSS 26 for Windows

Download SPSS 26 for Mac

SPSS Authorisation codes - Login using London South Bank University

SPSS version 25

Download SPSS 25 for Windows

Download SPSS 25 for Mac

SPSS Authorisation codes - Login using London South Bank University

Getting started with SPSS - support via Digital Skills Centre Moodle site

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