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IT software and discounts

Find out about UAL software and discounts

IT Software

Adobe Creative Cloud

Access at college

Log in to the full Adobe Creative Cloud suite from any UAL desktop in libraries and learning areas.

Access from home

A discounted purchase option is available for all UAL students to buy each year - find out about the latest deal.

Assistive software

Assistive software on UAL Macs and Windows PCs can help with:

  • Reading and writing
  • Planning and organisation
  • Referencing
  • Converting documents

Explore Assistive Technology.

Office 365

Access the full Office 365 suite with your UAL credentials. Your access expires 150 days after your course finishes.

Note: due to the Coronavirus pandemic, access has been extended for those graduating in 2022 to 31 July 2023.

Use the browser version

Log in to access the light version.

Download the full version

Get the full Office 2016 products on your personal devices:

Software Self-Service

Download a range of software onto UAL desktops for free.

Please note: you can't download software from the internet onto UAL desktops.


  • Apple Store for Education
    Provides discounts on loads of Apple products and extended warranty.
  • Pugh
    Access a range of discounted software for students.
  • TheEDUstore
    Access a range of discounted software for staff and students.
  • StudentStore
    Get high specification laptops, accessories and printers at reduced prices.
  • Autodesk
    Free access to professional design software, creativity apps and real-world projects.
  • Pond5
    The world's largest collection of stock videos is offering UAL students and staff 40% off on all products.
    1. Create a Pond5 account with your student email address

    2. Navigate to this Google form and fill it out to claim your offer.

    3. You'll receive a confirmation email activating the discount for 2 terms. To re-apply the discount after this period, please refill the form.

Need IT support?

Contact the UAL IT Service Desk