Canterbury Christ Church University Office 365

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Canterbury Christ Church University Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 and Sophos Antivirus free for CCCU students

Did you know that all CCCU students are able to download free software packages, including Office 365 and Sophos Antivirus, once fully registered?

Free Microsoft Office 365

As an enrolled student at Canterbury Christ Church University you will be entitled to a full range of Office 365 applications for free, for installation on up to 5 PCs or Macs and mobile devices, including Android, iPad and Windows tablets.

Office 2016 is available for MACs for Operating Systems Yosemite and later; for older Operating system, such as Mavericks, Office 2011 is available.

Office 365 includes the full Microsoft Office 2016 suite and is able to be used for the duration of your time studying with us.

Other free applications to use at home

Once you’ve started studying with us you’ll also be able to download install a number of other applications including:

  • Sophos Antivirus
  • NVivo 10
  • SPSS

Free software

As a student at Canterbury Christ Church University, you can get download free software to help you, including:

  • Office 365 Pro Plus
  • Sophos Anti-virus software
  • NVivo 10 and SPSS

Office 365

Office 365, including the full range of Office applications, is available free to registered students studying at the University.

It allows you to install Office on up to 5 PCs or Macs, and on other mobile devices, including Android, iPad, and Windows tablets.

To install Office 365 use the following link and log into your student account using your student email address and password. From there you can download the software package you are interested in making use of:

  • Office 365 installation

Note:  At the final stage of installation you will be asked to sign in to the application. Make sure that you enter your email address in the format of This will validate your installation.

Sophos anti-virus software

The Canterbury Christ Church University licence provides Sophos Anti-virus free for students, for use on personal home PCs and Macs.

  • Download Sophos for Windows
  • Download Sophos for Mac

For help with installing and configuring Sophos please follow these steps.

Data analysis: NVivo and SPSS

We offer NVivo and SPSS data analysis tools free for CCCU students. Download instructions and links can be found below:

  • NVivo
  • SPSS

Please note that these products come with a licence that will expire at the end of the academic year. If you are still a current student you can renew this licence by contacting the i-zone.

Discounted software

A wide range of software can be purchased at discounted process through Student Software Suppliers.

  • Software4students
  • Minitab can be purchased at a reduced price from ‘OntheHub’