Procedures to Activate Microsoft Azure for Students


An Microsoft account is necessary for registering and using the Microsoft Azure for Students. You can use your email account to login and register for Microsoft Azure for Students. 


  1. Go to
  2. Click Activate now.
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  4. You will be redirected to Microsoft account sign in page. Enter your username (in format of and HKU Portal PIN.
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  6. After the verification is successfully done, you will see the subscription information under your account.
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  8. You can now use Microsoft Azure for Students by accessing the link using your registered Microsoft account.
  9. For FAQs, please refer to


Multi-Factor Authentication

February 2024
February 2024

Mandatory for all staff accounts

May 2024
May 2024

Mandatory for all student accounts