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Statistical and Mathematical Software

Information on where and how to access statistical and mathematical software.


SAS is an extremely comprehensive and powerful software system for data management and data analysis. It is portable across different computing environments. It provides extensive data manipulation techniques and comprehensive, sophisticated statistical algorithms. SAS consists of the Base SAS module and a number of separate add on modules.

The SAS Enterprise Guide is a user-friendly, point-and-click Windows client interface that provides quick access to the analytic power of SAS.

Access and Support

Access SAS on Campus

SAS is installed on all Library and Student IT lab computers on campus. It is may also be available in Faculty and Graduate School labs.


Obtain SAS Software - Staff and Students

IT Infrastructure (University Services)  on behalf of the University, holds site licences for a number of statistical packages. See the knowledge base article for SAS (staff access only). In order to install the software, a license agreement from the publisher must be filled out and submitted to Infrastructure Services.

SAS 9.4 installation discs are available for loan from the ERC service desk. Student IT have the program files on a USB which can be borrowed from the IT help desk at ERC. In order to install the program, a license agreement must be filled out and submitted via Service Now. Students will require the assistance of Student IT in order to do this.


For Students

SAS is available to all students via myUniApps.


Support Documentation

For technical support and further information about SAS visit their website

See especially:

SAS online resources

SAS Enterprise Guide Demo

Library books

It is recommended that you ask your supervisor or tutor for titles they would recommend. Also, try searching the Library Catalogue for the latest additions to our collections using a keyword search to locate new titles eg.nvivo, matlab or spss. Catalogue results are automatically sorted by date. Alternatively, click on the subject headings in one of the titles listed in this guide to be directed to related material.