HKSYU – IBM Cloud Pak for Data is a platform introduced into our University in recent years. Predict outcomes faster using this platform built with data fabric architecture. Collect, organize and analyze data, with Artificial Intelligence (AI) features to dynamically create, train, manage, and monitor AI and advanced models.
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In collaboration with IBM, it offers free online courses for staff and students, the most popular topics including AI, Blockchain, Clouding Computing, and Automation, etc. You can register for the IBM Academic Initiative ( using your SYU email address, to check out more IBM tools, courses, and other resources.

Academic initiative Overview

IBM also offers IBM Cloud Services(Public Cloud). There are more products available for free, including IBM Watson Studio, Machine Learning, Speech to Text/Text to Speech and Watson Assistant (Chatbot), etc. Please register an IBM Public Cloud account at

If you encounter any difficulties or a first-time user, we have prepared an educational video, below for your reference:
IBM Cloud Pak for Data training video
Also we have the zip file containing some training materials for you to use and download. please click on the link below to download and unzip it.
If you are interested and want to know further information , please click the link below.
Academic Initiative Overview
IBM Cloud Pak for Data function introduction