Current UQ students have free access to select software on their personal computer.

How to access free software

  1. Go to and choose your software.
  2. Submit your request and wait for email confirmation and further download instructions.

More information is available about accessing academic and research software

Conditions of use

  • You must be a current UQ student.
  • Do not download this software on a UQ computer. Contact for this request.


If you have any questions please email or phone (07) 3365 6000.

Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus

You have to follow different steps to access your free copy of Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus.

Learn how to install Office 365 ProPlus

Cloud storage

OneDrive is not available as part of Office 365 ProPlus, but you can create a personal Microsoft account – or link an existing one – and save to OneDrive.

Creating a personal Microsoft account gives you 5GB of free storage in OneDrive. Other free alternatives to OneDrive include Dropbox and Google Drive.