Software Available at no cost for UBC Students

The following software is available for UBC students to install at no cost:

Available through the UBC Downloads Page

  • Microsoft 365 Office
  • Windows Education
  • Teaching & Learning Software
Download Software 

Available through Canvas

The following software is available for download in the Software Distribution section under the Help tab after you log into Canvas.

  • Camtasia Studio
  • Snagit
  • NVivo
  • Matlab
Log into Canvas 

For more information on how to install the software on your device, contact your local IT support team or submit a request to
Okanagan campus staff and faculty should contact the UBC Okanagan IT Services Help Desk.


  1. How do I install Office 365 for Students?

    Please contact OnTheHub via phone at 855-561-4175 ext #3 from 3:00am to 3:00pm PST or email (1-2 day turnaround time). They will be handling all support queries for this service, including password resets.

  2. How do I renew my Office 365?

    Instructions for installing Office 365 can be found here.

  3. How do I install NVivo for Students?

    Instructions for installing NVivo can be found here.

  4. How do I install Tableau?

    Instructions for installing Tableau can be found here.