As a student at Uppsala University, you have the opportunity to use computer software that support you in your studies. There are, among others, spelling software and speech synthesis software, but also software for numerical calculations and statistics.
You can download some of the software to your own computer. Some software is available via any of the University library computers, and some can even be used online.
Visit the website for Uppsala University Libraries to see the full range of software for students.
MATLAB is a high-level programming software for engineering calculations. It is an interactive environment for algorithm development, data visualization, data analysis and numerical calculations. MATLAB is used in many courses at Uppsala University
As a student at Uppsala University, you have the opportunity to install MATLAB on your own computer or use online. To be able to use the license you need to register an account with Mathworks. The University pay for the license. Uppsala University's license includes all toolboxes belonging to MATLAB and Simulink.
MATLAB is also installed in some student computer rooms at Uppsala University.
As a student at Uppsala University you have the opportunity to download spelling programs:
Stava Rex is a program that corrects spelling mistakes and grammatical errors in Swedish text. Stava Rex is specially designed for people with dyslexia and reading and writing difficulties, but it can also be used for everyone who would like help with their spelling.
SpellRight is an English spelling program. It corrects English spelling mistakes and grammatical errors. It is designed for those who write in English as their second language as well as people with reading and writing difficulties. However, like Stava Rex, this program is useful for everyone who requires help with their spelling.
As a student at Uppsala University you can download the speech software TorTalk. TorTalk is an easy to use reading tool that can read out e-books, locked PDF files and text in scanned images. The program is specifically designed for people with dyslexia, but can be used by anyone who wants a simple reading tool.
As a student at Uppsala University you get a Zoom account within the University’s Zoom license. This provides a higher level of security and more functions. Students receive the same license as employees and the University pays for the license.