Microsoft Pakistan, in collaboration with HEC, has launched National Student Software Accessibility Portal (NSSA) – a service that will streamline software distribution to all students and faculty members of public sector universities under the Higher Education Commission (HEC) umbrella.
All public sector universities registered with the Higher Education Commission have been provided with a customizable Portal for licensed software distribution.
The portal consisting of around 150 software applications (from various categories including developer tools, operating system etc.) will enable over 1 million students and about 40,000 faculty members to download genuine Microsoft software.
For this Virtual University of Pakistan has been placed the link at www.vu.edu.pk site with above Microsoft Logo.
Here are few screen shots of Microsoft web store For Virtual University of Pakistan.
Note at NSSA Web Store:-
You must be a member of an academic institution to qualify for ordering academically discounted software. The academic software discounts offered on this WebStore are not for the general public. You will be requested to provide proof of your academic affiliation during the registration process in order to take advantage of the academic pricing available for students and educators.
How to Get Free Access to Genuine Microsoft Software?
For Virtual University of Pakistan Students please contact at this address firstname.lastname@example.org . For Query how to get your email address registered at NSSA portal or wait for new update form University side. :-)
For Other Universities:
If you are a student with any of HEC registered university.
So as soon as you get to your campus, get to your Network Administrator/MSDNAA member to get your email address registered at NSSA portal.
You are likely to get the notification email (on the email that you had provided to network administrator) to complete registration process. Upon completion of registration process, you will be given a user name and password to log in on the webstore – where you will be able to download any software available on the web store.
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