Microsoft Licenses

Newcastle University has a number of Microsoft licence agreements in place; these agreements also provide excellent benefits to staff and students who require access to Microsoft products on their personal devices.

    Microsoft Software for University Owned Machines.
Software Title 
Licence (ex. VAT)
Order & Install
Microsoft Windows £0 Contact the IT Service for installation.
Microsoft Office £0 Contact the IT Service for installation.
 Visio Standard  £30

Order via IT Service

 Visio Professional  £55

Order via IT Service

 Project Standard  £65

Order via IT Service

Power BI Pro £20

Order via IT Service

o365 Applications £0

To see what's available log onto the o365 portal

Visual Studio Depends on usage

Various options available.  Please contact for further advice.

Other -

Various options available.  Please contact for further advice.

Microsoft for all Students
  • Office 365 Pro Plus (£0) - You can use office for free whilst you are registered as a student at the University and have an active IT account.
  • Microsoft Office 365 University (£59.99 for 4 years)Students can purchase this whilst they are still a student to ensure 4 years coverage after they have left the University.
Microsoft for STEM Students (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine)
Microsoft for all Staff & Faculty
Microsoft for all Educators
Microsoft for STEM Educators (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine)


  • See Imagine Product Overview here.
  • You can use Imagine licensed product only for instructional and not-for-profit research purposes within your organization. You cannot use the licensed product to run the infrastructure of your department or institution.
  • The offers are predominantly between the individual and Microsoft and therefore staff and students are reminded to adhere to the End User Licence Agreements (EULA) relating to the software.


If you have any questions regarding the above software agreements, please log a ticket with the IT Service Desk.

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