Useful digital tools every student should know about

There are lots of tools and apps available at the University that will help you to navigate through your studies and around campus. Here are our top picks:

Microsoft Office

All students and staff are entitled to install Microsoft Office on personal computers and tablets for free. You can download and install Office on up to 5 devices – whether a PC, laptop, Mac, tablet or phone. Your licence will last for as long as you are a member of the University.

Find out more here.


Access you University Zoom account so that you’re ready for meetings, chats and more when term starts.

Find out more here.

OneDrive for Business

Use OneDrive for Business for your University files and access them anytime, anywhere, from any of your devices.

Find out more here.

Office 365 apps

All University members have access to this suite of apps, which includes Sway, Forms, Delve, Whiteboard and more.

Find out more here.

Microsoft Teams

The essential platform for collaboration and virtual working. Microsoft Teams is a hub, bringing together chat, files, apps, and online meetings into one space.

Find out more here.

Remote Access to Teaching Centre PCs

Students and staff who require specialist software for academic activities can use our Remote Access service to log into PCs on campus which provide this software without leaving their home.

Find out more here. 

PC Finder

Finding an available computer on campus has never been easier! Download the app to find out how many computers are available and where to find them across campus.

Find out more here.

Print Anywhere

If you find yourself on campus needing to print, this is how to access the printers and top up your print credit.

Find out more here.

Further information and support

If you need any IT support, raise a ticket or talk to one of our Service Desk staff on our live chat service (Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm) by visiting

More information about IT services at the University is available via the Computing Services website. You can also get all the latest IT news, updates and alerts by following them on Twitter @liverpoolcsd.