Google Chrome

Posted by mh329 at Oct 26, 2016 10:40 AM |
Google Chrome is a fast, secure, and free web browser, built for the modern web. It is provided as an alternative to Internet Explorer.

More information

Google Chrome is an alternative web browser to the recommended default browsers on Windows (Internet Explorer on Windows 7 or Edge on Windows 10). See the Web browser policy for more information.


  • Google Chrome is installed on all University PCs
  • Available for home use. Check the terms and conditions before you download.

Chrome extensions

Chrome extensions are small programs which run inside Google Chrome to provide additional functionality or integration with other products, which are available to install by request.

Request a Chrome extension

You can request an extension to be made available for installation by completing a software request form. The extension will then be assessed for compliance with our University Information Security Policy, licence terms and conditions, and other relevant criteria.

Extensions that can be permitted will then be available to install from the Chrome Web Store for all staff and students.

Permitted extensions

The following extensions are available to install from the Chrome Web Store:

  • Accessibility Developer Tools
  • Ad Block Plus
  • AMP Validator
  • Blackboard Desktop Sharing
  • Break Timer
  • Dragon
  • Emoji Keyboard
  • Google Docs Offline
  • Google Optimize
  • Google Scholar Button
  • Google Tag Assistant
  • High Contrast
  • IOSH Course Management System
  • JSON Formatter
  • Kopernio
  • LibX
  • nCapture
  • OneNote Online
  • OneNote Web Clipper
  • OpenDyslexic
  • Percipio
  • Postman
  • RSS Subscription Extension
  • Save to Pocket
  • Screenshader
  • Sitecore Analytics Testing Tools
  • Tabs Outliner
  • Unpaywall
  • WasteNoTime
  • WAVE Evaluation Tool
  • WebEx
  • Zotero

Non-permitted extensions

The following extensions have been assessed for compliance, but unfortunately do not meet either our University Information Security Policy, licence terms and conditions or other relevant criteria:

  • Block Site
  • Ecosia
  • eyeCare
  • Grammarly
  • IE Tab
  • LastPass
  • Mendeley
  • PrintFriendly
  • Take A Break
  • Trello
  • Zoom

License Details

Version: Latest

Version (Windows 10): Latest

Supplier: Google

Licence: Free program


Available for staff and students on a University PCs.

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