OIGC Gaming Conference Student Challenge

The Ottawa Gaming conference has a gaming challenge for students, and you could win a Surface RT. What happens when SteamPunk and OuterSpace meet Zombies? That’s what we want to find out! We’ve got three packs of game art you can use to build something fun! Why not chill out and get a little creative…

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Open Data app competition for City of Ottawa offers $38K in prizes

The City of Ottawa wants to reward developers for creative and useful applications that use the City Of Ottawa’s OpenData OpenData can be used to create very useful applications. The City of Ottawa wants to encourage app developers to use City of Ottawa OpenData to create apps for city residents and visitors. All the details…

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Got an idea for an app? In Toronto area? Enter the App Pitch

The App Pitch Competition is coming to MaRS Discovery District in Toronto, January 29th, 2013 The App Pitch is the opportunity to show the Toronto startup‚ student and developer community your app ideas for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. Register to pitch your app as an individual or as a team of two. You…

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Could a game take you to Russia for Imagine Cup Finals?

The Imagine Cup game category has changed this year and will allow more game developers to participate! In the past the Imagine Cup game categories required students to design games that fit an Imagine Cup theme of helping others. This resulted in some wonderful games that educated and inspired us. However, the theme sometimes limited…

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Get those phone apps finished up, deadline for rewards is coming!

To get your free Xbox, Beats Headphones, Windows Phone, or other cool prizes from Developer Movement your app must be published by May 20, 2012! Just a reminder that the Developer movement “Start Something” competition that rewards you for publishing apps with cool prizes has a deadline of May 20th, 2012 at 11:59:59 PM Eastern…

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A Windows Phone 7 Malaria Test!

We’ve seen Windows Phone 7 in a completely different domain doing things that it was never meant to do before, but this is an even more astonishing story. Wilson To, a doctoral student in pathology at the University of California, combined his interests in pathology and photography to create a Windows Phone app that can…


MSP Voice: Omri Wallach’s big app idea

It is common for the human brain to sometimes have the best ideas on a certain subject when completely focused on something else. This is exceptionally true to University students, but can also be referred to as ‘procrastinating’. Case in point: There I was, studying for my final exams and living off of coffee and…


Build an app and you could win a trip to Australia

In case you missed it, the Great Canadian Apportunity (http://www.greatcanadianapportunity.ca) is now over and the winner has been announced! The Grand Prize winner will receive a whopping $10,000. The first runner up will enjoy a Mesh 2011 Conference Pack worth $3,000 along with a Windows Phone 7 device, while the second runner up will receive…


Microsoft DigiGirlz Day

Microsoft’s DigiGirlz programs give high school girls the opportunity to learn about careers in technology, connect with Microsoft employees, and participate in hands-n computer and technology workshops at the  NERD Center in Cambridge, designed to provide high school girls with a better understanding of what a career in technology is all about. During the event,…

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Microsoft Canadian Student Newsletter - Signup to monthly news, events, and more!

Each month the Microsoft Canadian Student Newsletter brings you news about what is current and hot around the Microsoft product space.  In the Newsletter you will find content from Microsoft interns reflecting on their job experiences, insights on the working culture, and opportunities to participate in technical competitions to help your career development. Microsoft is committed in…

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