Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Microsoft Offers Free Office 365 Subscriptions to Students Worldwide

Microsoft offers free Office 365 subscription to students worldwide. Before the free Office 365 subscription was eligible only to students in US.

The official blog says, "Millions of students around the world are eligible for free Office from their school and today we are announcing that we’ve made it easy for all eligible students globally to sign up themselves to get Office 365 and install free Office". Microsoft has provided the lists of countries and regions where the Office 365 subscription service is available.

Microsoft Office 365
Microsoft Office 365

Students needs to signup for their free Office 365 subscription. Once signed up for Office 365 you get:

  • The latest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Access and Publisher installed on up to five PCs or Macs and up to five mobile devices like iPad, Android and Windows tablets.
  • 1TB of storage on OneDrive you can use to store and share all your documents across all your devices.
  • Office Online for in-browser editing, collaboration and co-authoring
Even the teachers can signup for this program. you need to register with a valid email address provided by the school. "Students getting Office at no additional cost to schools is a benefit Microsoft provides to education institutions that buy Office for faculty and staff. That means teachers can also sign up and enjoy all the benefits of Office connected to a cloud service, like using the OneNote Class Notebook".

Hebrew and Arabic languages will be available mid-March and self-sign up is not available in China.

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