Microsoft Imagine

Microsoft Imagine

Log in to Microsoft Imagine (formally DreamSpark)

Microsoft makes software available to Faculty of Science and Engineering (except Chiropractic) students for non-commercial use only including instructional use, research and/or design, and development and testing of projects for class assignments, test, or personal subjects. You may not use the software for any for-profit software development. The use of the software is subject to the End User License Agreement (EULA).

For Students

Students enrolled in the Faculty of Science (except Chiropractic) courses will be automatically authorized to download program software. Students that are automatically authorized will receive an email as per the “How to access MSDNAA” below. For consistency with OneID, your username will be (where 12345678 is your student number).

For Staff

Staff are not automatically enrolled in MSDNAA due to the license restriction. Staff which supports academic and/or research functions of the Faculty can request an account to obtain software available under this license. Under the MSDN Academic Alliance agreement, staff may not use the software as part of their daily duties (professional staff). For consistency with OneID, your username will be the same as your OneID (example: mq12345678).

How to access MSDNAA

Students eligible for accounts will receive an email from with subject “An account has been created for you”, as per the example below:

Show Sample Email from Microsoft Imagine (formally DreamSpark/MSDNAA)

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** This is an automated message — please do not reply as you will not receive a response. **

Welcome to your DreamSpark WebStore:

Macquarie University – Science Faculty – DreamSpark Premium

You’ll be excited to know a user account was just created for you at your school’s DreamSpark WebStore. With it, you can download and access a wide range of Microsoft developer tools, servers, and platforms for free!

Get Started Now

To complete the registration process, you need to follow just 1 step! Clicking the registration link below will send you to a page where you’ll be asked to create a unique password for your account. Once that’s complete, you’re done!

Complete Your Registration:

If you experience problems clicking the link above, please try copying and pasting the entire link into a browser.

Technical Support

f you have any technical difficulties while registering, downloading the software, or anything else, check out the Help section of your WebStore and review the frequently asked questions. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, just click the Contact Us link at the bottom of the Help page to contact your Program Administrator to get additional support.

For help go to:

Thank you, Macquarie University – Science Faculty – DreamSpark Premium

Simply follow the link in the email (copy and paste the link into your browser) to complete your registration. Simply fill in the form (example below) and you will have access


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