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The Remote Desktop service allows you to remotely access a university Windows 10 computer when working off campus. This can be useful if you need to access specific software that is available on campus, but isn't available through a web browser - see the "What software can I access using the service?" section below.

If there is software you would like access to and you feel you need access to the service see the ‘How do I access the service?’ section below. You will be required to use Multi Factor Authentication to logon; you may already be familiar with using this as it is now required to access all University web based services from off campus. But, if you need more information then visit the page for Multi-Factor Authentication.

  • What software can I access using the service?

    Using the Remote Desktop service allows you to access the following software:

    • SPSS
    • Atlas Ti
    • QSR NVivo
    • Refworks
    • MS Office inc. Project & Visio


    If there is any software you need that isn't listed here, and is not available using a web browser, please contact 

  • How do I access the service?

    You can find out how to access the Remote Desktop service using our Connecting to Remote Desktop Guide

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