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Software resources for students


Although ArcGIS is not available to download, some online resources and modules are available to students. To be given access, please email with your CRSid.


Software that is freely available to students on the Academia website includes:

  • Atlas.ti – Mac and Windows
  • EndNote
  • MatLab – download the software from Mathworks
  • National Instruments – Windows, MacOS and Linux licences available

Adobe applications are also available, but these are paid-for.


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Resources for students, including downloads at



Available from the Economics IT website:



QGis is open-source software and can be downloaded from

Please accept the default options for both the Windows and Mac installations.

UIS Software Distribution

Visit – log in and select 'Personal' to see the software available, including:

  • Mindview
  • Nvivo
  • SPSS

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