This article provides information on the deals available to University of Portsmouth students when purchasing computers, software and accessories. 

Are you thinking of buying a new computer, software or accessories? There are some special arrangements that you are entitled to take advantage of as a student at the University of Portsmouth.

Computers and Accessories

Dell VIPClub - Staff & Students

With the Dell VIP Club you have access to the following Discounts:

  • 10% OFF Laptops & Desktops over £499
  • 20% OFF Monitors, Printers & Accessories

In order to receive the discount please use the following discount codes:

18B1WG2ZDC1S$3 for 10%

R931NJ3LPNTV$R for 20%

Discounts are valid on purchases available under the 'for home' tab, you will need to enter the codes when proceeding to checkout during purchasing.

Use the following link to view the Dell catalogue:

Apple HE contract

The Apple Store for the National Higher Education Agreement allows you to purchase Apple products at special negotiated prices. The deal includes 3 year limited parts and labour warranty as standard on all current Apple desktop and laptop computers. For this deal visit Apple Store for Education


Office 365

A yearly subscription to Microsoft Office 365 is available for free to both staff and students. The subscription allows staff to install the latest desktop version of Microsoft Office on upto 5 computers.

It also gives free access to Office Online applications and Office apps for mobile devices.

For more information please and to sign-up please read this article: Office 365 information

Note: Your free Office 365 subscription must be renewed annually via the webstore

Free Microsoft software DreamSpark / Microsoft Imagine

Students on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) courses are eligible to receive free Microsoft software relevant to your course through DreamSpark / Microsoft Imagine. Click here for more info.

Discounted software

  • Academia provide discounted educational software to students, view their student store.
  • Pugh provide discounted educational software to students, view their student store.
  • Software4Students offers you more than 100 discount software packages from Microsoft Office, Kaspersky, Adobe and many more with exclusive discounts for students! Visit:


There is an offer available that allows students to purchase the Endnote software at a reduced rate.
Students will be required to send a scanned or photo image of their Student ID to, quoting the order number before the license is issued.


We also have an FAQ page for information about EndNote, it's use and free alternatives here: EndNote FAQ

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