Students: Get career-ready with Azure for Students
First published on MSDN on Mar 01, 2018
Today, we’re excited to announce
Azure for Students
. Designed uniquely with student-focused cloud usage in-mind, this offer gives verified students full access to 25+ free Azure products as well as US$100 monetary credit for use toward our paid products with no credit card requirement. If you’re seeking to grow your cloud dev skills – you’re in the right place. Get started
Helping students build for tomorrow
Azure for Students is part of our growing commitment to Education both
in the cloud
in the STEM classroom
. Cloud and specifically distributed computing competencies are the #1 skillset needed most by organizations in 2018, according to LinkedIn.
Today’s students are tomorrow's developers; we want to help these students be successful future cloud developers regardless of the tools & technologies they pick. From learning a language to building new Artificial Intelligence experiences, students can now learn through a growing
library of computer science labs
We also continue to champion
, our worldwide student technology competition showcasing the creativity of students using Azure to help solve some of the biggest problems we face today. Watch their stories on our
Imagine Cup YouTube channel
How you can use Azure for your own student projects
You can start building with any of the free services and use your Azure credit to spend right now:
Build Web and Mobile Apps
quickly using .NET, .NET Core, Java, Ruby, Node.js, PHP, and Python. Integrate Azure App Service into existing frameworks and get unparalleled developer productivity with cutting-edge capabilities such as continuous integration, live-site debugging, and the industry-leading Microsoft Visual Studio IDE.
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
infuses apps, websites, and bots with intelligent algorithms to see, hear, speak, understand, and interpret a user’s needs through natural methods of communication. Enabling computers to learn from data and experiences and to act without being explicitly programmed.
Harness Big Data
by analyzing all data in one place with no artificial constraints with Azure Data Lake Store. Data Lake Store can store trillions of files and a single file can be larger than one petabyte in size—200 times larger than other cloud store options.
Thank you, educators and students, for your continued partnership. We hope this offer helps unlock new opportunities and inspires you to create what’s next.