With the exception of Microsoft Office 365, Royal Roads does not have any other agreement in place for software at a discounted price.
As with all educational institutions, active Students, faculty and staff are eligible to purchase software at a discounted price through many company sites as long as they provide their RRU email address when registering.
Adobe’s Educational site
Requirements for purchase in the Adobe Education Store:
You will be required to fax or email a valid copy of academic identification after your purchase is completed. Only after receipt and validation of your identification will your product be made available to you.
Apple has an Educational store
For more information or to purchase by phone: 1-800-MY-APPLE
At the time of the purchase via the online store or by phone, you won't need any verification information. However, after you have placed your purchase, you may be contacted for further information.Make sure you have your Staff or student # on hand to get the deals. Staff can also send Apple a copy of their Pay statement and students can send a copy of a tuition receipt.
Currently MalwareBytes is offering students a 4 year premium account for $7 Canadian
Please check MalwareBytes regularly for deals. The free version does offer good protection for your computer.
Microsoft’s Education site
NVIVO offers a limited 12 month license to students with a valid student ID at a fraction of the cost. Please see this page for additional details:
UVIC’s Computer Store
For more information or to purchase by phone: 250-721-8321
Please note that you may be required to show proof of registration such as a Student or Staff ID card, or a letter of registration or pay statement.