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Procedures to Activate Microsoft Azure for Students

Prerequisite

A Microsoft account is necessary for registering and using the Microsoft Azure for Students. You can use your @connect.hku.hk email account to login and register for the Microsoft Azure for Students. 

Registration

  1. Go to https://azure.microsoft.com/free/students/.
  2. Click Activate now.

    activate now

  3. You will be redirected to Microsoft account sign in page. Enter your username (in format of HKUPortalUID@connect.hku.hk) and HKU Portal PIN.

    sign in

  4. After the verification is successfully done, you will see the subscription information under your account. 
    account verified

  5. You can now use Microsoft Azure for Students by accessing the link https://portal.azure.com using your registered Microsoft account.
     
  6. For FAQs, please refer to https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/free/free-account-students-faq/.