I'm having difficulty using SPSS. It won't download onto my laptop at home, and I can't access it through the uni computers either. When I log into my account, SPSS doesn't appear to be there. 
I've been trying to use it for coursework that's due on monday, I'm confused as I used to be able to use it.

thanks for your help

Beth Stewart

2nd Year Psychology Student 


London South Bank University

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thank you contacting student IT support. Are you on Campus as we can support you to download SPSS to your laptop as there could be a number of reasons why you are experiencing difficulties?

If you wish to continue trying to download and install this software onto your personal device, currently only, IBM SPSS Statistics 21 for PCs is available for student download. You should use the Chrome or Mozilla Firefox web broswer when downloading. Edge browser does not work and you will receive an error message. Follow the link to the Moodle site to access this download. There is also a help sheet available which might support you to download the software.


Should you require IBM SPSS Statistics 21 for Mac, this is only available at our help desk as the file size is too large for Moodle to support. 

When you use the Perry Library Open Access PCs IBM SPSS Statistics 21 should be available on all of them. We are in the process of installing  IBM SPSS Statistics 25 onto all PCs within the Perry Library.

If you are using an Apps Anywhere PC you will need to download the software when you first log in, this will then be available on your profile when you log in in future.

Please see below a list of computer labs based on Campus that have IBM SPSS Statistics 21. These will have varying availability based on whether or not they are being used for teaching and building opening hours.

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  • Last Updated May 04, 2021
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