Buying a computer or software


Starting your studies can be an expensive time, luckily we have some advice on discounted (and free) software, discounted laptops and broadband. Also free software such as Microsoft Office and others which may be needed for coursework and projects.

Click on the grey box to expand each section for more information.

Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus for Students

IT Services are pleased to be able to offer all current Trinity students the Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus suite of software, free of charge. Office 365 can be used online or downloaded on up to five devices, including Windows, Mac, Android and iPhone. Applications include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Lync, OneNote, Access, and Publisher. Office 365 also includes OneDrive which is a form of personal cloud storage. Students can use up to 1 TB of storage with a maximum file size of 2GB.

For further information please see our Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus for Students web page.

Laptop purchasing

While the IT Services computer rooms are available to you on campus; you may be considering buying a computer for use in your studies. If so please see our student laptop purchasing web page, for information on suppliers and offers on Apple Mac and Windows PCs.

Software purchasing

For details regarding software available to students under Trinity site licence or for purchase under special student pricing schemes please see our student software purchasing web page.

Mobile Broadband

Students may also be interested in the mobile broadband offer from Eir and HEAnet

Apple Discounts

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