College Students: How to claim your free website domain and hosting

If you are a college student with access to your university email (ends with .edu), you can register a website domain for free and receive web hosting credits through GitHub’s Student Developer Pack.

Once you register with GitHub and confirm your college email address, you will have access to your free domain (with SSL) and hosting credits (Amazon Web Services, DigitalOcean) along with other developer tools.

Some the tools provided in the GitHub Student Developer Pack include:

  • Stripe – Waived transaction fees in the first $1000 of revenue processed through Stripe
  • Namecheap – One year registration of a .me domain name and one year of an SSL certificate
  • Amazon – Up to $110 in bonus AWS credits
  • DigitalOcean – $50 in cloud hosting credits for new users

Click the following link to claim your free domain and web hosting:

https://education.github.com/pack

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College Students: How to claim your free 3-Months of LinkedIn Premium

If you are in college and have access to your university email (must end with .edu) you can gain access to 3 months of LinkedIn Premium for free by registering with Microsoft’s Visual Studio Dev Essentials Program.

Once you register with Microsoft and link your college email address, you will have access to LinkedIn Premium and other developer tools.

Some of the benefits of LinkedIn Premium include: gaining access to extensive details about open positions and your compatibility with potential employers, having full access to tracking who is viewing your profile (including recruiters and hiring managers), and access to their educational platform, LinkedIn Learning. More details about LinkedIn Premium can be found here.

Some of the other overlooked resources in Microsoft’s Visual Studio Dev Essentials suite include:

  • Visual Studio Community (full-featured IDE)
  • Visual Studio for Mac
  • Azure DevOps (free Git repos and Agile planning tools)
  • Visual Studio App Center
  • Access to in-demand learning tools such as DataCamp, Pluralsight, and Microsoft Virtual Academy

Click the following link to claim your free LinkedIn Premium:
https://visualstudio.microsoft.com/dev-essentials/

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