VIA University College (UK)



This guide is directed at students and employees at VIA who wish to access the image and video database Colourbox. Colourbox contains over 18 million stock images, illustrations and videos. With VIA's license you get 30 free downloads per month.

How to access Colourbox

  1. Go to colourbox.com/education.
  2. Type VIA's license key (access the license key here - requires VIAlogin) in the field that says “Type your key here”
  3. Click “Send”
  4. Choose if you are a Student or a member of Faculty/Staff.
  5. Fill out the form, and your are ready to access the database

Use your downloaded images, illustrations and videos for:

  • Coursework & course materials  
  • Papers & assignments  
  • Presentations & lectures

Do not use your downloaded images, illustrations and videos for:

  • Commercial use
  • Personal use
  • Public sharing of your coursework, presentations, ect.
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