After 3 hours of toiling away on my laptop and messing around with network connections &c, I have finally and successfully downloaded Adobe CC as a full member! This means, for the first time ever, I am actually up-to-date with the Creative suites!
P.S. The internet on my campus is horrendous. I had to switch to the HotSpot on my iPhone in order to download the file. This is why it took 3 hours ...