Student IT offers

You can take advantage of any of the following offers while you study at the University of Derby.

Free Wi-Fi On Campus

Choose eduroam. It’s secure, fast and free.  

Eduroam is the wireless service at the University, providing enhanced connectivity to staff and students across all sites. Short for Education Roaming, it provides researchers, teachers and students easy and secure access at their own University or when visiting other institutions that use the eduroam service.

Need help to get connected?

Microsoft 365

FREE with your Uni account throughout your studies.  Access through the web or download the apps on all your devices for access on the move.

Teams, Outlook (Unimail), Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive 1TB cloud storage, and lots more.

Go to and sign in with your Uni account to get started.

DerbyUni App

UDo is your online portal for all your University of Derby systems and services. Get the free DerbyUni app on iOS and Android.

Free Software

For information on how to access the range of different software available please visit the IT Service Centre Knowledge Base, Software for Students page (sign in to see all of the guides).

Specialist Software On Campus

You’ll also find some specialist software installed on PCs on campus, you can check specialist software availability on the IT Service Centre Knowledge Base.


AppsAnywhere is our web-based software library that allows access to hundreds of software applications that cover a wide breadth of topics which support the work of students. To learn how to access and use AppsAnywhere, visit our IT Service Centre Knowledge Base guidance: AppsAnywhere User Guide.

Software Downloads on Blackboard (Course Resources)

Go to Course Resources to download applications like SimaPro, MindGenius, Nvivo, and EndNote.  Visit the IT Service Centre Knowledge Base for step-by-step guidance:  Software on Blackboard (Course Resources)

Need a new laptop? Visit the Student Store

To get discounts on selected hardware, go to by GeTech.  

As a UK University student, you have access to a scheme which enables you to buy a laptop, desktop, monitor or tablet with an enhanced warranty via the University’s cost-effective purchasing agreement.

See the recommended minimum specifications before you browse the store.