Technology Deals for Students

Student discounts are available from a variety of major technology companies. Learn more below.

Some companies require a university email to verify that you are a student. While VIU does not offer student email accounts, you can set up an virtual email address. For instructions, visit How do I create a student virtual email address?

Note: Any discounts listed below may be modified or discontinued at any time and without notice. VIU does not endorse, recommend, or provide support for these products or services. Every reasonable effort is made to present current and accurate information.


  • Microsoft Office 365
    Subscribe to Microsoft 365 using your email and get Office for free

  • Adobe
    Adobe offers a range of creative software tools used by designers, photographers, and filmmakers, among others. Students can save up to 60% on Adobe Creative Cloud, which includes software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premiere Pro.

  • AutoDesk
    Autodesk provides students with free access to more than 100 products

  • JetBrains
    Free Educational Licenses. Learn coding with best-in-class development tools from JetBrains!

Computers and Electronics

  • Dell
    Dell offers special discounts to students on its range of laptops and desktops. These discounts can be accessed through the Dell website, and students need to verify their status through the Dell Student Purchase Program.

  • Microsoft
    Microsoft offers special discounts for students on its Surface laptops, Office software, and Xbox gaming consoles. These discounts are available to students who can verify their status through the Microsoft Store website.

  • Apple
    Apple offers exclusive discounts to students on a wide range of products, including MacBooks, iPads, and accessories.


  • Spotify
    Save 50% on Spotify Premium for Students

  • Apple Music
    Students can join Apple Music at a discounted monthly rate for up to 48 months


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