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Microsoft Office software for home use


Due to the licensing partnership between the university and Microsoft, current BU Students and Staff can now download Office 365 ProPlus for free.  Office 365 ProPlus includes all the familiar  Office applications and offers the ability for these to be locally installed on up to five devices and is available offline.

For details on how to download, please visit the knowledge base.

Staff can also request Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac on a disk from IT Services.  This is not available to Staff who have previously received a copy of Microsoft Office software from IT Services.

Request a copy of Microsoft Office 2008

Staff can also choose to download the software direct from a Microsoft reseller. Please note you must use the reseller link below and not the general Microsoft sales website. There is a charge of £6 for this service.

Available to: Staff,Students

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Download it direct from a Microsoft reseller and pay the £6 charge.

Download Microsoft Office direct from a Microsoft reseller