Microsoft products which are covered under UQ's Microsoft CAUDIT agreement are available without making a purchase, but not all Microsoft products are included.

The following products require a licence purchase via UniFi for each computer the software is installed on.

  • Project 2016 Standard, Project 2016 Professional, Project Server and Client Access Licences (CAL’s)
  • Visio 2016 Standard and Visio 2016 Professional
  • SQL Server 2014 Standard, SQL Server 2014 Enterprise Core
  • Visual Studio Pro 2015

Current prices can be found on UniFi under the ITS Software catalog where these items can also be ordered.  Your local finance officer can assist with this if necessary.  Please include the following information on the UniFi order – Name of user, phone number, and computer name (software will be remotely deployed if possible).     

Software Assurance (product maintenance) and MSDN subscriptions are also available.  Please email for a quote. 

Who can use it?

These Microsoft product licences are only available to UQ Organisational Units for UQ computers only.  There are several affiliated organisations who are also covered under this current Microsoft SelectPlus agreement - a formal application based on FTE count and payment of costs apply.  

  • Colleges' IT Group (CITG)
  • Cromwell College
  • CRC Mining
  • Duchesne College
  • Emmanuel College
  • Grace College
  • International House
  • Kings' College
  • St John's College
  • St Leo's College
  • The Women's College
  • Union College
  • UQ College
  • UQ Health Care
  • UQ Sport
  • UQ Union

Home use for staff

Staff included in the FTE count may purchase Windows and Office for use on private computers for UQ related work. Staff must purchase these online at

If you cease employment at UQ you are no longer licensed to use this software - it must be removed from your home computer.

It is the responsibility of staff members to ensure that the Microsoft software is removed from their computer if they become ineligible to use it.

Home use for Students

No student home use is included.

For Microsoft software on private student computers, please see Microsoft's web store:Office for Students

Conditions of Use

For University of Queensland academic, administrative and research purposes only.

The software cannot be used for commercial and/or business purposes.

Licence Type

Licenses purchased under the Microsoft Select agreement are perpetual and do not expire. These licences allow earlier versions but do not include future upgrades. Each licence allows installation on one device.

A copy of the Microsoft Select Plus Agreement terms and conditions can be found here. (requires Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher. Size 2.85 Mb)

How do I obtain a copy of the software?

Please use UniFi to purchase. Upon purchase notification, we will arrange software installation through your local desktop support team. Please include the following information on your Unifi purchase – Name of user, phone number, and computer name.

Your local finance officer can assist with this if necessary.

How to purchase information at


Please use UniFi to look up prices. Your local finance officer can assist with this if necessary.


Telephone (07) 3365 6000
Fax (07) 3346 6985

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