As of the 1st of January, 2019, Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching Standard and Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching Premium will replace the names of Imagine Standard and Imagine Premium.
Azure Dev Tools for Teaching Premium is a service offered by Microsoft which provides full-time students enrolled in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths course, with software design and development tools at no additional charge.
Several development software titles are available for download through the Premium program.
- Visual Studio
- Visual Studio LightSwitch
- Expression Studio
- Microsoft SQL Server
- Windows Server
- Windows Embedded
- Visual Studio Express
- Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio
- Microsoft CCR and DSS Toolkit
- XNA Game Studio
- Virtual PC
- Windows Phone Developer Tools
- Windows MultiPoint Mouse SDK
- Microsoft Small Basic
- Kodu Game Lab
- Microsoft Mathematics
- Windows 7
- Windows 8
- Windows 10
The Standard version is for Institution-wide use but product choice is much more limited. These include, for example:
- SQL Server
- Visual Studio Community
- Windows Server
This list is not exhaustive - For more information on other products available, please see the Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching homepage.
Windows version : Current
Support Level : None
Support and Faculty staff can download the various Microsoft product from Azure Dev Tools for Teaching
If you meet the eligibility criteria but cannot access the Imagine Webstore, please complete and return the including approval from your Head of Department, to the IT Helpdesk.
Download your required Microsoft product now from Azure Dev Tools for Teaching
If you meet the eligibility criteria but cannot access the Imagine Webstore, please complete and return the Azure request form including approval from your Head of Department, to the IT Helpdesk.
Computer Labs :
Certain Microsoft products which can be accessed from Azure Dev Tools for Teaching may also be available on the centrally managed Lab PCs.
Type : Site Subscription
End Date : Renewed Annually
Licence Details :
The terms and conditions of the license may differ depending on the product please refer to the Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching website for more information.
Certain technical/research staff and Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths students who meet the Imagine licensing criteria will be entitled to use the above listed Microsoft products on or off campus and with a personal or University owned computer system.
Personal Licence : Not applicable
If you have any problems downloading or installing this software or require a product code, please complete the Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching Support Form.
The Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching website contains a Help section to answer any question you have about the products available. Visit Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching.
Who is it for?
Free to use for full-time support staff or faculty and staff working in a STEM department.
This software can only be used for educational/research or evaluation purposes.
Free to use for registered full-time students within the Faculties of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.
Software system requirements will vary depending on the product.
Please refer to the Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching website for further details.