The University has signed up to the Microsoft Campus Agreement which gives the opportunity to run a selection of software on all University-owned PCs and Macs for the duration of the Agreement and for qualifying staff (i.e. in general terms, all categories on the central payroll - except anyone working less than 200 hours per year) to use them on their home computers for University work.

The software included is:

Office Professional Plus 2019
Office for Mac 2019
Project Professional 2019
Windows 10

This list is non-exhaustive.
Earlier versions are also available.

Windows version : Current

Support Level : None

How do I get it?

Staff :

Various Microsoft packages are available to download.

If the product required within the Campus Agreement  is not downloadable, please  send an enquiry to:  software-request@strath.ac.uk

Computer Labs :

Many of the software packages within the Microsoft Agreement can be found on PCs in University Labs.


Licence Agreement / Costs

Type : Site licence

End Date : Renewed annually

Licence Details :

Microsoft licence terms may vary depending on the product.
Please read the specific licence agreement before downloading the software required.

Usage :

Participation in the Agreement means that any software included in the Agreement can be installed on any machine owned or leased by the University. This includes staff machines, open access machines, and machines in departmental labs.

The Agreement does not cover software for student owned machines although students may use the software on University owned machines on campus.

The scheme is a rental agreement. The software is not owned by the University or staff member.

Within the licensed period staff will have the right to:

  • install the Desktop Campus Products in all computers owned by the University for the use of their staff and students
  • use any versions of the Desktop Campus Products
  • upgrade to the latest available version
  • use a Multi-Language version with no extra licence fee
  • use the licensed software on one computer they own at home

Personal Licence : Not applicable


When downloading this software, an automated email will be sent to your '@strath.ac.uk' email account. Please read this email as it contains information and instructions.

If you have any problems downloading or installing this software, please contact help@strath.ac.uk

Software not included in the agreement can be obtained through the Select Scheme from IT Services Sales in the Library.

Software may also be available under other University subscriptions such as Microsoft Imagine or Office365.


The Development & Training Resource Centre has a wealth of online training resources including video tutorials, tutor-led material, self-study material and links to external best practice sites. Follow the link(s) below for more information:

Who is it for?

Staff :

Free to download (subject to licence terms)

System Requirements

Systems requirements will differ depending on the Microsoft product

Please see  the Microsoft website.