The School of Computer Science has subscriptions to Microsoft, VMware Academic Program (VMAP) and Visual Pardigm Academic Partner Program. These subscriptions provide free or heavily discounted software to students taking courses delivered by the college. This software is distributed through online portals. 

All student of the School of Computer Science will receive, or may already have received, e-mails from indicating that an account has been created for you on these online stores. Follow any instructions in the email to access you account.

Alternatively the direct urls for the stores:

Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching [ Login with your NUI Galway account credentials]

VMWare Products:

Other Discounted Software


AWS Educate

Google Cloud 

Google Firebase

If you have any issues with this facility then please email the technicians in the discipline

National University of Ireland Galway is provided with the use of VP for educational purpose by the Academic Partner Program from Visual Paradigm.