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Information on Grammarly for students at Unitec

Welcome to Grammarly at Unitec

What is Grammarly?

Grammarly is a digital writing assistance tool that automatically detects grammar, spelling, punctuation, word choice, tone and style mistakes in writing. It can work across Windows/Apple, Google Chrome and Microsoft Outlook. 


What version is available?

Grammarly offers a free version, but students currently enrolled in a programme at Unitec can apply for a licence to the Premium Version. This version has increased detection and offers support through additional features such as a Plagiarism detector.

The generative AI features are not available for Unitec students.

Activate my licence, and install Grammarly Guide

Step 1

Either click on the link below or copy & paste it into your Internet browser to be taken through to the Office 365 portal. You need to enter your Unitec email address (for example:


Step 2

You will then see the Unitec Sign in the window (as below). You need to enter your Unitec password (this is the same password you use to sign in to Unitec computers and Wifi)

Step 3

You have now successfully activated your Grammarly Premium Licence. You can now download and install the various versions of Grammarly by clicking the "Apps" tile on the left-hand side.

Need help?

If you experience any issues with your activation, please get in touch by emailing us at the following link: EMAIL