Installed computers

Learning Space Support maintain a secure computing environment, to ensure compliance with University IT Security guidelines

Minimum computer hardware configuration

  • Processor: Intel Core i5 2.50GHz
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Hard drive: 500GB
  • External media: USB, CD, DVD

User guides

Dual boot Macs are installed in most teaching spaces. See room search for specific locations.

Standardised software configuration

Installing additional software on a computer in a shared learning space.

OS X

  • Adobe Acrobat 2015
  • Citrix Receiver
  • DVD Player
  • EndNote X7
  • FaceTime
  • Fetch
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Google Earth
  • iBooks
  • iTunes
  • Keynote 2015
  • Microsoft Office 2011
  • QuickTime Player
  • Safari
  • SPSS Statistics
  • The Unarchiver
  • VitalSource Bookshelf
  • VLC Media Player
  • Zoom.

Clients can self-install the following software on OSX via the 'Self Service' icon

  • Adobe Air
  • Audacity
  • BYOB
  • DropBox
  • Fetch
  • Freemind
  • Fugu
  • GeoGebra
  • Gimp
  • Google SketchUp
  • Kompozer
  • LiquidCD
  • Matlab R2014b
  • Microsoft Remote Desktop
  • Millenium
  • MPEG Streamclip
  • OsiriX
  • QGIS
  • Skype
  • TextWrangler.

Windows 7

  • 7-Zip
  • Adobe Acrobat DC
  • Adobe Acrobat Distiller DC
  • Cisco Jabber Video
  • Citrix Receiver
  • EndNote
  • FileZilla
  • FIrefox
  • GENUP
  • Google Chrome
  • Google Earth
  • Haskell Platform
  • IBM SPSS Statistics 22 (Including Amos and Python)
  • Internet Explorer
  • LASS
  • MATLAB R2015b
  • Microsoft Office 2010
  • Minitab
  • Netica
  • NodeXL
  • Open Jump
  • Processing 2
  • QuickTime Player
  • RStudio
  • Seavus DropMind
  • SketchUp
  • StatPlay
  • Tableau Public
  • TurningPoint
  • VitalSource BookShelf
  • VLC Media Player
  • Windows Media Player
  • XPS Viewer
  • Zoom

To avoid computer problems, users are requested to shut down the computer via the Start button in Windows and the Apple menu in OS X, BEFORE powering off the computer or shutting down the teaching space's multimedia system.