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University apps for mobile devices

What University apps are available for mobile devices?

Unisafe app

The University’s Safer Community Program launched its Unisafe app in an effort to educate staff, students and visitors to the University on ways they can enhance their personal safety and contribute to building a safe and secure environment.

Students, staff and visitors can use the app to request a security escort to or from campus, and can also access information about campus security services, health services such as counselling, disability liaison and international student support.

The app also includes tips on enhancing personal safety on campus, public transport, in cars, at home and ‘out and about’.

The Unisafe app is available for download via the App Store and Google Play.

You’ll find more information about the University’s Safer Community Program on their website.

EBSCOhost (Discovery Search) app

EBSCOhost databases and discovery technologies are the most-used, premium online information resources for tens of thousands of institutions worldwide. This free app ensures that users get the most from searching premium EBSCOhost database content, provided courtesy of your library.

The EBSCOhost app is free and available for download via the App Store and Google Play.

Canvas Student LMS app

Canvas Student is an app that allows fast, convenient access to the Canvas LMS from your mobile device. With the Canvas Student app, you will be able to check information, access your subject materials, and perform many tasks from your mobile device without going through an internet browser on a desktop or laptop computer. You will still need to access some features of your subject through a browser. However, the Canvas Student app can save you time and get you into your subject or community quickly.

You can download the Canvas Student app for your device from iTunes or, Google Play. The Canvas Student app is free to use and can be accessed with mobile data or wireless networks. As with other apps, you are responsible for any data transfer charges incurred, so we recommend using WiFi wherever possible.

Lost on Campus app

Can’t find room 126 at the Old Arts Building or the nearest coffee shop for your caffeine fix? The Lost on Campus app can assist you in finding your way around any campus at the University!

The Lost on Campus app is available to download here.

Snap Send Solve app

You can use the Snap Send Solve mobile app to report cleaning, maintenance or IT equipment issues on any University of Melbourne campus. The app allows you to take a photo of a problem area on campus with your mobile phone and send it directly to our campus support teams to be resolved. The app is available from the App Store or from the Your Campus webpage.

Echo360 App

Access your lecture content through Echo360's streamlined interface. Login with your unimelb email address. Available on iOS or Android

Skillsoft Learning

Access free Pick IT Up Online courses on the go. Type 'pickitup' in the sitename box and '.skillport.com' in the dropdown menu. Then login with your university username and password. Available on iOS or Android

More information on University software/apps is available on the Student IT website under Mobile Apps