UPDATE - 09/04/2015
Staff and students can use their their academic institution email address to check eligibility and download Office at http://www.office.com/getoffice365
At Microsoft, everyone is united behind a single goal – help prepare students to become the best they can be.
Now, there’s an exciting new benefit that aims to go a long way to achieve that goal. 99% of university students in the UK can now obtain complimentary access to Office. This automatically updatable, subscription-based software ensures students always have the latest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, OneNote, and more for as long as they’re a student within a qualifying institution and the program continues.
According to IDC, students with Office skills are better prepared for work in the professional world and this new benefit offers the following:
• Install Office on up to 5 compatible PCs and Macs, plus 5 tablets (inc iPad)
• Use with OneDrive (1TB cloud storage) for automatic device syncing
• Gain valuable skills on the world’s most popular document software
• Use the same programs as the faculty to ensure full file fidelity
This offer is available to all students at qualifying institutions. To get your complimentary Office, simply contact your institutions IT department and discuss the fact that they can offer the Office 365 ProPlus Benefit to students as part of their institutions Office 365 Education agreement.
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