Software available

ANU offers software to ANU students for download and/or online use, including:

Visit the Systems page to view a list of the systems commonly used for learning and teaching with links to download/log in.  Some courses use specialised software, visit Software & systems to see a list of all systems used at ANU. 


On campus there is additional software that can be accessed through the Information Commons (over 1,500 computers in Labs, Group Study Rooms and Teaching and Learning spaces located across campus). The language on any Information Commons computer can be changed, letting you to type in languages other than English.


Current ANU students have the ability to access access ANU services (including your own ANU drive) remotely using the GlobalProtect VPN or the Virtual Information Commons (VIC)

The Virtual Information Commons Desktop seeks to replicate the Windows Information Commons environment, providing it to students off campus. Once logged in, students can access applications usually available on the ANU IC computers in the Information Commons labs, bringing the Information Commons environment to the students using their own equipment, in a location of their choice, without having to download all the applications on to their own computers. The Virtual Information Commons is available is from 6:00am to 12:00am, 7 days a week.