Windows 7 Student Offer Now Available In The UK

Earlier in September Microsoft announced that they will sell Windows 7 to students for just $30 or £30.

Students in the UK from 4 O’clock today will be able to order Windows 7 Home Premium or Professional for just £30.

Microsoft have also changed the wording of the offer implying that only upgrade versions of the OS will be available with this offer. Students will be able to download the OS from the 22nd October. They can also order a fully packaged product if they require for an additional £9 and 32 bit and 64 bit editions of the OS are both available. This offer is open to any student with a valid university or college email address and is running for 3 months.

The first thing your asked when you go to the new link is are you are a student with a valid college email address?

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Students also have the chance to order Microsoft Office Ultimate 2007 for just £39.50

Here is the link again for the site

Here is the link for the offer for US students

If you’re a student and haven’t yet pre-ordered Windows 7, go for it as it’s a great offer!

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6 Responses to Windows 7 Student Offer Now Available In The UK

  1. Adam Tiley September 30, 2009 at 3:09 pm #

    woohoo, as soon as i get my next pay im definately buying Professional 😀

  2. David September 30, 2009 at 5:13 pm #

    Can someone please tell me,

    1. Does the digital download comes in an .iso so you can burn a bootable CD or is it some odd exe?

    2. If you order the disk is it a retail (boxed) upgrade version containing both 32 and 64 bit on the disk or is it some horrible ‘special’ CD in a sleeve?

    3. Why is it that the US students are paying 18 pounds and we have to pay 30? (39 if you want the disk), overheads is not an excuse because its a digital download that probably comes from the same sever!


    • Robert B September 30, 2009 at 5:30 pm #

      To be honest i don’t really know for certain but

      1. I would presume the download would be an ISO format file as all the Beta releases and RC’s downloads were in this format

      2. As i said in the article,32 & 64 bit editions will be available and the product shipped to everyone else or that you buy in a shop will have both editions in it, so i would be surprised if you didn’t get both Editions

      3. This question has gone on for ages and i don’t think it will ever be fully answered. And Windows 7 Ultimate Price in UK = £199.99 which is about €218. Windows 7 ultimate in Ireland and rest of EU – €299.99. Its the same with everything……. 🙁

      At least your lucky enough to have this offer available to you

  3. Dan September 30, 2009 at 6:59 pm #

    Nice move Bill 😛 Students will be happy.

  4. Anonymous October 1, 2009 at 5:51 am #

    when will this be available in australia??? comon MS dont dog us again

  5. Bleend October 27, 2009 at 4:00 am #

    So bad this is only valid in US/UK. I was really going to pay for it.

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