Microsoft Azure for Education provides developer tools and learning resources for students and educators. If you are a Student of Staff member of the following faculties, you are eligible to free download the software applications from the Microsoft Azure portal by using your university Office 365 account.


  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2019
  • Sharepoint Server 2019 Enterprise
  • Visual Studio 2019 for Mac
  • Skype for Business Server 2019
  • Microsoft Access 2016
  • Project Professional 2019 (Windows Only)
  • Visual Studio Enterprise 2019
  • SQL Server 2019 Developer
  • Windows 10 pro 64 bit
  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows 10 Software Development Kit
  • Windows 10 Enterprise Windows Driver Kit
Department of Geography, Faculty of Arts Ms Chobodi Padmaperuma
Faculty of Management & Finance Mr Paboda Ranaweera
Faculty of Medicine Mr Kalpa Perera
Faculty of Science IT Services Centre
Faculty of Technology Mr Malinda Manchanayake

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I download the Software Developer Tools?

You can visit the Azure Education Hub and download the available software tools for your subscription.

Who is eligible to access Microsoft Azure for Education?

Only subscribed faculties/department students and staff members.

How to request a new Microsoft Office 365 Account?

Full-time students will be receiving a Microsoft Office 365 account from the faculty/institute/school/campus administration during the course orientation period. Permanent Staff members can request an account by contacting their IT co-ordinator from here.

How to reset my Microsoft Office 365 Account?

Go to the Reset Password page and enter your university email address as the User ID. University Microsoft Office 365 administrator will send you a new password to your university email address.