As of 1/8/2014 the university has switched to a total academic headcount (TAH) based site license with mathworks for matlab. This makes matlab available free at the point of use for all university students, staff and academics. To install matlab on a self managed or personally owned machine follow the instructions available via

Note if you had a license under the previous standalone group license or student group license you may now need to reactivate your installation using the new license key/activation code.