Apple today announced its yearly Back to University program in Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, and Brazil, gifting students and teachers free AirPods with the acquire of an eligible Mac or iPad.
Eligible devices include the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac mini, iMac Pro, iPad Pro, and iPad Air. Buys come with free standard second-generation AirPods, but customers can upgrade to third-generation AirPods or AirPods Pro for an additional fee.
Mac and iPad models are available at discounted educational prices when purchasing through the educational stores for Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, and South Korea. Apple also offers AppleCare+ protection plans at a 20 percent discount.
In order to get the free AirPods, customers will need to add an eligible Mac or iPad to their carts, where the option to add the AirPods (or upgrade) will pop up during the checkout process.
Discounts are available for present and newly admitted university students, parents purchasing for students, and teachers and staff at all levels. Sign up and enrollment verification through UNiDays is required. Educational discounts will be available for a limited time both online and in Apple retail stores that are open at the current time.
The Back to University program that commences every January is identical to the Back to School promotion that begins in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Europe in the summer months, so expect similar deals when Back to School rolls across in those countries later in 2022.