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The Mathworks TAH agreement for a Matlab site license extends to 31st August 2021.

License extended to 31st August 2021. Codes warn from 1st September & expire 1st October 2021.

If your matlab installation is giving you a warning

Instructions to activate the new license can be found at:

The site license covers the whole university. Funding was drawn together from across the university and use will be monitored. It covers university machines on campus and home use for staff and students.

Getting Matlab at the university Options for accessing Matlab for installation on campus at the university.
Matlab for use at home

Staff and student can install and use matlab on their home computers for University work. Forms are available to request an activation code to install and activate Matlab as part of the UoE Matlab site license.

Matlab staff codes request form(secured) Staff use the staff codes request form, requires current staff ease login.
Matlab student codes request form(secured) Students use the student codes request form, requires current student ease login.

Free MATLAB online courses through our university campus-wide licence

Free access to a number of MATLAB online courses including:

  • Deep Learning with MATLAB
  • MATLAB Fundamentals
  • MATLAB Programming Techniques
  • MATLAB for Data Processing and Visualization
  • Machine Learning with MATLAB
  • MATLAB for Financial Applications

To access these courses, please follow the link below:

Complimentary MATLAB Training for University of Edinburgh


Local Wiki

The local university wiki at has all the details about the site license, including support contacts & a list of available toolboxes.

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