Are you currently study at University? Join Github Education immediately! This is the reason why11 min read

There’s no substitute for hands-on experience, but for most students, real-world tools can be cost prohibitive. That’s why Github created the GitHub Student Developer Pack with some partners and friends: to give students free access to the best developer tools in one place so they can learn by doing.

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What we have inside on this Pack?




AWS Educate
Flatiron School
GitHub Desktop
GitKraken Glo
Travis CI
Unreal Engine

Hosted search API that provides support from front end to back end frameworks and libraries.

A hackable text editor for the 21st Century.

Access to the AWS cloud, free training, and collaboration resources.

Install cloud applications in a single click.

An open and powerful platform for spatial data analysis, visualization, and application creation.

Cloud-based infrastructure monitoring.

Simple cloud hosting, built for developers.

Learn Web Development from the premier coding bootcamp for launching developers.

Powerful collaboration, code review, and code management.

Reduces frustration and makes Git and GitHub workflows more approachable.

Legendary cross-platform Git client that integrates with GitHub.

Legendary task tracking boards that sync in real-time with GitHub Issues.

A flexible, easy-to-use platform to deploy, run, and manage your apps.

Professional desktop IDEs: IntelliJ IDEA, PyCharm, and more.

Affordable registration, hosting, and domain management.

Email infrastructure as a service.

Track errors in every language, framework, and library.

Web and mobile payments, built for developers.

Dynamic A/B testing, smart push notifications and custom analytics for native mobile apps.

Learn Fundamentals of Web Development to launch your career as a developer.

Localization platform that easily integrates with your code base.

Continuous integration platform for open source and private projects.

A complete suite of game development tools for PC, console, mobile, web and VR.

Benefit 100k records and 1 million operations (normally $150/month), valid for 1 year.

Benefit Open Source by GitHub, free for everyone.

Benefit GitHub Student Developer Pack members receive up to $110 in bonus AWS credits for a total of $75-$150.

Benefit Business 3 plan (normally $49/month) free for one year.

Benefit Free account upgrades with increased database storage, real time data, Location Data Services Credits, and premium features for 2 years.

Benefit Pro Account, including 10 servers. Free for 2 years.

Benefit $50 in platform credit for new users.

Benefit Free one-month membership ($149 value) to Community-Powered Bootcamp: a proven online Web Development course with a curated community of learners.

Benefit Unlimited free public and private repositories.

Benefit Open Source by GitHub, free for everyone.

Benefit Free Pro account for 1 year (normally $49/year).

Benefit Free Pro account for 1 year (normally $49/year).

Benefit One free Hobby Dyno for up to two years (valued at $84/year).

Benefit A free subscription for students, to be renewed annually.

Benefit One year SSL certificate (normally $9/year).
Benefit One year domain name registration on the .me TLD (normally $18.99/year).

Benefit Student plan 15K free emails/month (normally limited to 200 free emails/day) while you’re a student.

Benefit 500,000 events/month with unlimited projects and members while you’re a student.

Benefit Waived transaction fees on first $1000 in revenue processed.

Benefit Complete access to the suite of tools for native mobile apps. Unlimited access to the platform free for 6 months.

Benefit One month of access to a web development course that will get you started with HTML/CSS, JavaScript, and developer tools. Includes access to online office hours with experienced developers for feedback on your work and help when you need it.

Benefit One year free of the Starter plan, a $99/month value. Get 50,000 hosted words, unlimited projects, and access to translation partners to bring your software to a global market from the start.

Benefit Private builds (normally $69/month) while you’re a student.

Benefit Unreal Engine while you’re a student.

YEAH, all of the amazing tools above will be available and have plenty of cool perks and benefits if you currently are a student and older than 13. It’s like a big gift Github Education brings for every student who studies about information technology. 🤪🤩

So, how can you apply for this pack? Just follow these steps

First, go to Github Education at and click to “Join Github Education”.

In order to join, tell Github Education some information about you. Tick on “Student” and “Individual Account” then press next.

Next step, select an email that you use it in your school. If you this email already linked with your Github account, you just have to click on it. In case you don’t, add a new email by go to your GitHub email settings.

As you can see on this screen, it’s better that you select a school-issued email address gives you the best chance of a speedy review. (school’s mail usually has “edu” part).

After that, when you have chosen your school-issued email address, a box will show up and want to confirm your identity to make sure you are a student. You have to upload an image of your school ID, academic transcript, or other proof of affiliation. 

Sorry I use my Gmail, that is reason why Github Education cannot confirm me is a study. 😅 using “edu” email for this process.

Finally, type your school name, your graduating year (has to the same year as your image you’ve uploaded) and tell something about your using Github plan in the future and click the “submit request” button.

Then, you have to wait 3-5 days to receive an email that you’ve been approved. When it’s done you can access this awesome pack. 😁
Best wish to your submit! Cheers! If you have any further question, don’t hesitate to express below.

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