“This university has a bad habit of enforcing proprietary software and doing little research on the free alternatives. Free software has always been better and easier to use. It’s hard to study when you can’t agree with invasive EULAs,” states Zehra Irem Kuyucu, one of the affected students.
Many universities are like that. I heard from students younger than me that they are now using Google software in my former university as well since the pandemic.