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Remote Access (Citrix)

Do I need to install any software to use Remote Access?

Yes, you will need the Citrix Receiver application, however you will be prompted to install this during the login process.

If you are having trouble accessing applications in Remote Access, please follow the relevant Citrix Receiver guide below:

If you are having trouble accessing the applications in Remote Access on the web (, please follow the guide below:

How to Login?

You can login to Remote Access with your UCLan username and password.

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What services can I access?

The following services are available on Remote Access:

  • Connect2 - Booking system for Specialist Lab Equipment, such as editing or recording studios
  • Daily and weekly timetables - Access to your daily and weekly timetables
  • eLearn (Blackboard) - Used to access your course materials and services such as turnitin
  • My Files - This gives access to your files saved on the UCLan Network
  • MyUCLan - Student services software, login here to enrol, update personal information and access grades

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What applications can I access?

Android Studio
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC - Allows you to open, save and read PDF files
COMSOL Multiphysics (School of Engineering only)
EES (School of Engineering only)
ESDU Tribology
Fast Folders - Used by students to upload non-standard files that cannot be uploaded via turnitin
Geosolve GWall (School of Engineering only)
Geosolve Slope (School of Engineering only)
Geosolve Wallap (School of Engineering only)
GRANTA Edupack 2020 (School of Engineering only)
IBM SPSS - Statistical analysis software
IBM AMOS - Statistical analysis software
iTWO costX (School of Engineering only)
Minitab - Statistical analysis software
Read & Write - Accessibility tool
SQL Developer

Microsoft Office – Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Publisher, Visio, Word

Web Browsers – Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox. These are internet browsers you can use to browse the intranet as if you were on campus, certain electronic resources require you to do this if we only have a subscription for on campus use

Printing and using screen reader


You should be able to print to the default printer attached to the computer you are using. Please make sure that the printer is switched on before you login to Remote Access.

Using Remote Access (Citrix) with a screen reader

You can use Remote Access with the Window Eyes screen reader.

Please contact LIS Customer Support if you need any assistance with this.