Xamarin helps students to become cross-platform mobile C# developers – through Microsoft DreamSpark.
Now Xamarin Evolve 2016 is the place to be if you are a student interested in mobile development.
Students can get free licence and training
For more details see https://blog.xamarin.com/introducing-xamarin-evolve-student-scholarships/
Mobile development skills are in demand, using Xamarin for Students, you can build native iOS, Android, and Windows apps with Xamarin Studio and Visual Studio, for free.