Tips for distance learning
Education at the University of Borås will now be conducted remotely, as far as possible. Here we gather useful tips and tools for students.
This page will be updated with more tips!
There is also a webpage with information about special opening hours and contact information to different parts of the university.
Adobe Creative Cloud – access from home
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, Adobe is offering free student licenses for Creative Cloud. Please note that the free license is only active until 2020-05-31 or untill Adobe decides to disable the license.
Sign in: You sign in to Adobe Creative Cloud using your student email address and the password that you use for your student account. If you get a question whether to log with “Personal Account” or “Company or School Account”, you must select “Company or School Account”. After you have signed in, you can download and install the software you require. Sign in to Adobe Creative Cloud (external link)
Take the opportunity to play the university’s “Study at Home Bingo” game! Challenge your classmates and see who first fills in a row, or maybe the whole board...
Download the bingo as jpg (external link)
Download the bingo as pdf (external link)
Electronic resources at the library
The main part of the library collections, besides the printed material, are available on the website. More information
Guidance on information retrieval or reference writing
The library is available by phone, email or Zoom for guidance on information retrieval or reference writing. More information
The Language Lab will be open through Zoom twice a week. More information
It is possible to borrow books by reserving the current books in Primo. More information
As a student at the University of Borås, you have access to Office 365. With Office 365 you can access the Office programs online and install Microsoft Office on up to five computers. More information
If you need to print a document, you can do so in the Medialab (the computer hall opposite to Sparbankssalen and M204 at the entrance level in Sandgärdet).
Student Health Care gives tips
The Student Health Care has published a link with tips on their webpage. Read more on their webpage
Zoom is the system for distance learning and video conference. More information