For further updates on access to Adobe Creative Cloud please check your University email account.



The UK HE Sector via Jisc and UCISA are exploring options for continuing access to Creative Cloud. Adobe have published a statement regarding the end of this offer which is currently set as the 6th of July 2020. As soon as IT Services are aware of any change, we will publish another update.

Adobe Statement

Please note that any content created using the temporary licenses is stored locally or in your Spark for Education subscription, so you do not lose any assets.


Adobe are continuing to offer limited services for free, these are listed below, you can click on each to learn more and download. 

Publish and share your work

Adobe Portfolio 

Create photos, videos, and prototypes

Adobe Lightroom

Adobe Premiere Rush

Adobe XD

Scan and easily interact with PDFs

Adobe Reader

Adobe Scan


Alternatives to Adobe

In addition, we have prepared a list of alternative programs that may be useful during this uncertain period. You are not obligated to use any of these applications, they are provided as an optional resources for those that feel comfortable trying an alternative solution.

Adobe CC Alternatives