Software for Students

There are a number of ways you can get software for your personal devices at Cardiff Met.  To get Cardiff Met applications, we recommend you visit our appsanywhere store.

There are however other ways to get software while you are a student at Cardiff Met.  Underneath the appsanywhere section below, there is information on how to get it!


appsawhere2.pngappsanywhere enables access to apps wherever you are, on any device, at any time, both on and off campus.  You can even access Cardiff Met apps on your own laptop, from a completely customizable 'app store'.

Here you can stream applications to your personal device or download and install applications such as NVivo, SPSS and free AntiVirus software.

You can access the store by visiting





Did you know that you can have Microsoft Office for FREE while you are a student at Cardiff Met?

Log in by visiting the student portal and clicking on the Email tile.  Or you can visit on your personal device.

For guides on how to install Office on your personal device, please visit our Flash Guides section on study. 




OnTheHub allows you to take advantage of some awesome deals on academic software.

Did you know as a student at Cardiff Met, you can download and install your own copy of Windows 10 for FREE?

You can access this software by visiting




 ​Whether you’re analyzing data, developing algorithms, or creating models, MATLAB is designed for the way you think and the work you do.

MATLAB® combines a desktop environment tuned for iterative analysis and design processes with a programming language that expresses matrix and array mathematics directly.

For details on how to obtain the software, see the installation guide here.




SPSS 24 for Windows and MacOS is available through appsanywhere.





NVIVO 12 for Windows and MacOS is available through appsanywhere.