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Software for Students

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UL Students are eligible for a free downloadable copy of Matlab.

The University of Limerick signed an agreement with MathWorks that provides all students, educators, and researchers with access to MATLAB, Simulink, and additional products on and off campus, on any device. Everyone has access to MathWorks learning resources, including self-paced, online training, to quickly develop their MATLAB and Simulink skills.

Further information can be found on the Matlab Portal Link, including where to install Matlab

Software is available for loan from the Library Information Desk.  This desk is situated beside the ITSS Helpdesk, located on the ground floor of the library, directly across from the entrance gates.

CD/USBs are available for loan for installation.





SPSS is a program used for statistical analysis. UL has a site license for SPSS which includes unlimited authorised and concurrent licenses as well as student and staff home use which includes installation on personal devices. Usage of this software is subject to the terms and conditions specified by the vendor.

Where can I download the latest SPSS Software, and update/renew the license code?

Students – You will need to contact the Library Information Desk (


MINITAB is a general purpose statistical software package.  Students and staff can use this software both on and off campus, including on students’/teachers’ own machines.   

For instruction on installing Minitab please go to .Login with your Student Computer Account, Select IT Services, Go to Software (Students) and select Minitab

EndNote Online is available to all UL students & staff. Click here for information on how to download and install EndNote - go to the "Installing EndNote Desktop" section. 

Students can access a fill list of software applications installed and the lab locations here

Offers for Software, Devices and Services are available through the HEAnet Store