A list of software provided by HWU for personal use and on networked machines is available at https://www.hw.ac.uk/uk/services/is/it-essentials/software.htm.
Staff and Students are entitled to a range of free software for their own devices, including the Microsoft Office suite.
LinkedIn Learning has a large range of courses on programming and software topics, such as:
LinkedIn Learning provides personalised course recommendations based on your interests, skillset, experience and goals, delivered by industry experts with real-world experience. All courses are broken into short videos, so you can focus on a key topic of interest. It also covers a huge range of other topics, including app development; Microsoft Office; working in teams; entrepreneurship; social media marketing; photography and many more.
LinkedIn Learning can be accessed from the student and staff portals.