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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

If you need regular access to Adobe apps, you may wish to purchase the UAL Adobe CC deal which gives you access until 13 August 2022 for £48.

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.

Cargo website builder

Cargo is a site building platform for artists and designers. UAL students can get this for free by entering the student programme code: 4cc8b4e2 when creating a Cargo account.

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 2021 to 31 July 2022.

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
  • Viglen Student Portal
    Software at affordable prices
  • StudentStore
    Get high specification laptops, accessories and printers at reduced prices.
  • Autodesk
    Free access to professional design software, creativity apps and real-world projects.

Need IT support?

Contact the UAL IT Service Desk