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Twizeyimana Elissa
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How to Enable github copilot for free to students

Hello everyone ,In this blog we are going to see how to enable github copilot for free as student

Requirement

  1. Be currently enrolled in a degree or diploma granting course of study such as a high school, secondary school, college, university, homeschool, or similar educational institution.
  2. Have a verifiable school-issued email address or upload documents that prove your current student status.

  3. Have a GitHub personal account

  4. Be at least 13 years old

Without father delay let get started ,first you need to head to github Education then you will see signin button at top right corner hit it and enter you github username and passowrd.

After login in you should see landing page of github education like this!

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go to benefits down little bit and choose student in given option.

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You will be asked to select you gmail account and name of you school then you have to enter what you will do with your github you can say like I will use github contributing to open source and coding class projects

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then Continue

The next page you will be asked to upload document which show prove that you are student either be student card or anything mentioned and here you have to be careful because image of you card have to visible and clearly showing how long it will stay valid!

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After submitting you student card you should get response on you email account welcoming you to github Education.

By Heading to you github profile you should see something like pro on Hightlight

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on you github Account

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Jon Randy

But is it really a good tool for a developer who is learning? That's debatable

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Twizeyimana Elissa Author • Edited on

For absolute beginners, I don't think so but for students with intermediate skills about coding it very helpful.IMO

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Andrew Baisden

I rarely used it and I would need some good reasons to pay for it now.

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Dima

What about private schools (courses)?

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Twizeyimana Elissa Author

if private schools offers student card or email it can work but if not i don't think so.

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Winsay vasva

Intresting tool for the beginners.

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Wj

Nice workaround!

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Twizeyimana Elissa Author

thank you

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Denyse

Contentful article, thank u 🎉

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Twizeyimana Elissa Author

the pleasure is all mine

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Andrew Baisden

Good workaround.

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Twizeyimana Elissa Author

thank you