ACSE Computing Information for Students


In ACSE, the Director of Resources is responsible for IT and IT related matters.

A copy of ACSE Computing Policy is available for download opposite.

Other regulations on the use of IT are described in the following links:


ACSE has a LabVIEW software licence that allows our students to install and run a full version on their own computers.

To obtain LabVIEW please use the IT Services "Software for staff and students" web page :

Computing Support

For questions relating to the computing facilities maintained by the Department, please contact the ACSE Computing Support Office, room A15, Amy Johnson Building by email:

When reporting problems, please try to be as specific as possible. (Note: Departmental hardware can be uniquely identified by its `Dept CodeĀ“ number, which can be found on the `Electrical Safety TestĀ“ sticker prominently attached to it).

Urgent problems should be reported by phone, or in person, to one of the following:

  • Darren Fox, room A15, Amy Johnson Building ext 25604
  • Anthony Whelpton, room A10, Amy Johnson Building ext 25127

IT Services:
For questions relating to IT Services maintained software or equipment, please contact the It Services HelpDesk in person, by email or phone. Bug reports concerning IT Services maintained software should be sent to the IT Services HelpDesk (link available via MUSE).


Matlab (for Windows, Linux or Mac) and a large number of toolboxes is available under a university-wide site licence to all Staff and all Students. This includes use on your own computers.

For details and a link to obtain the software see:

For a list of the included toolboxes see:

If you have any queries about Matlab or need further toolboxes please send your request to Ian Lilley (


The student printing service is known as the pre-pay printing system or printing and copying management system (PCMS).

You can print to student printers from University computers or from your own laptop or desktop computer at home.

For more information see: Student Printing