Microsoft Select

In addition to this please see the details for the Microsoft Campus Agreement which allows free licences for some Microsoft products on University-owned, College-owned and leased machines and also work at home copies of Office products to certain staff on personal machines whilst the agreement is in force until 31st August 2023

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Select Plus allows a University Departments and Colleges to buy many items of Microsoft software directly from our supplier Bytes via the Oracle Punchout or directly at

Microsoft software for staff and students can be purchased via various schemes Microsoft student schemes.

A software licence is required for every copy of a Microsoft product installed on the hard disk of a PC, the software should not be copied to another PC without first purchasing another licence.

Only Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.) is an exception to this rule (no other applications). You may make a second copy of the Office software and install it on either a laptop or desktop computer for the exclusive use of the person who is the primary user of the first copy of the software. This is for work-related purposes only. Work at Home copies are licensed separately from the corresponding copies run on "At Work Computers" and must be installed using official Microsoft work-at-home versions.  Alternatively use the free and licensed version, Nexus365, on up to 5 different machines.

The licences purchased under the Microsoft Select Plus Agreement are perpetual and subject to the Microsoft 'Product Use Rights' current at the time of purchase, these are accessible on the Web at Usage Terms

Under the concurrency rules for Select Plus, a Microsoft licence may not be shared concurrently on different workstations attached to the same network server. You must acquire and dedicate a licence for each separate computer on which the Software Product is installed or run from a server.

Please order Microsoft Select Plus software directly from our supplier Bytes via the Oracle Punchout or email them directly at

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