Free Github Global Campus for students

GitHub’s Global Campus is a new hub for student programs and resources.
Sep 7, 2021
Everything a student needs to get coding

Finding resources for students to grow in their technical career is not easy. Students are faced with the rigors of their academic learning while also searching for practical industry knowledge that applies to their career goals. Unfortunately, resources are scattered about, and it’s hard to grow alone in any technical career.

The Global Campus portal from code repository, Github, will be an essential tool for students as technical fluency becomes essential in the digital economy. Everything a young developer might need from tools to technical support and access to a global peer group, all at no cost, is available on the site.

GitHub Education has a 1.7M+ student community and GitHub Global Campus enables the leveraging of the of the dev community’s collective knowledge and makes free industry tools available.

New in-person and virtual events ranging from local hackathons to online chats about sharpening skill sets for post-graduation can be found on the hub. 

Through Global Campus students can:

  • Connect with a local Campus Expert. Leverage the collective knowledge of the GitHub student community so you can develop the skills needed for future careers in tech.
  • Explore and claim offers for free industry tools in the Student Developer Pack. This now includes 100+ offers – everything from free credits to waived fees.
  • Attend events curated by our Campus Experts and students who broadcast on Campus TV, the Education Twitch channel. Discover in-person and virtual events ranging from local hackathons to online tech talks covering everything from DevRel and cybersecurity to sharpening skill sets for post-graduation.
  • Review teacher-assigned due dates for GitHub Classroom assignments. You can also leverage the Visual Studio Code Classroom extension to complete assignments, as well as collaborate with peers and teachers to get unblocked.
  • Rewatch recent Campus TV episodes. Created by GitHub and student community leaders, which can be watched live for community chat and involvement or video-on-demand (VOD) for total schedule flexibility.

If you’re a student, you can register for Global Campus by applying for the GitHub Student Developer Pack. Once accepted, you will be officially registered as a Global Campus student. You can then access Global Campus anytime at