HKU students can register for using the Microsoft Imagine service to download and install the Microsoft software available under Microsoft Imagine Service.
Pre-requisites and requirements:
a. The Microsoft Imagine service is opened for use by students only.
b. Student MUST use their @connect.hku.hk email for registration and identity verification.
c. Students will be prompted by Microsoft to verify their student status once every 12 months from the last verification date.
Registration and activation procedures for Microsoft Imagine service can be done at https://catalog.imagine.microsoft.com/Account/. The procedures can be found at http://www.its.hku.hk/documentation/guide/personal/software/imagine/registration.
The following FAQs are extracted from Microsoft Imagine website (https://catalog.imagine.microsoft.com/en-us/support/faq) which highlight some of the important points for your information. Please visit their web site for the full information.
Q: How do I get Microsoft Imagine software as a student?
A: Simply create an account, verify your student status and download software through this website at no cost.
Q: Where is Microsoft Imagine available?
A: Microsoft Imagine is available to millions of students around the world. If you are currently enrolled in courses at an accredited institution, you are eligible to download software for free with Microsoft Imagine at no charge.