Imagine Cup 10th Anniversary Sweepstakes

Want to win a Kinect?  or a trip to Australia?  This is the 10-year anniversary of Microsoft Imagine Cup, the world’s premier student technology competition. For a decade, students have shown the world their innovative solutions to help improve and change the lives of people around the globe. This year, we’re celebrating by making joining…

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Windows Phone Starter Kit for Students/Schools

Want to build a Windows Phone 7 app?  Not sure how to start?  Check out this great project that was built to allow you to easily update the content and the appearance to match your university, technology club, student association ,etc…  There is excellent documentation to guide you through the customization of your app.  Think…

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The Kinect Accelerator

Ten Startups.  Three Months.  Unlimited Innovation. If you are a developer or existing team/startup focused on building a business that takes advantage of the Kinect and Natural User Interface technologies, then the Kinect Accelerator is where you need to be. Through this program, Microsoft is supporting entrepreneurs, engineers and innovators like you to bring to…

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Microsoft WebMatrix Tutorials for Students

Ever wanted to build your own website?  Maybe you’ve already built a site as part of a school/uni project…  Now you can create a website in no time using Microsoft WebMatrix.  It’s a free tool to make things very simple for you! WebMatrix is a free web development tool from Microsoft that includes everything you…

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Idea of the Week–Creative Competition for Students

If you’re a student – you’re lucky   There are so many programs offered for students, and it seems the number of competitions just keeps growing.  Are you ready to learn about another opportunity for you? Competition: Idea of the Week Are you a student with a great app idea?  Submit it for a chance…

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Last Call for Microsoft Student Partners in the UAE!

Attention students!  This is the last and final week to submit your application for the prestigious Microsoft Student Partners (MSP) Program!  What an exciting opportunity to be a part of the Microsoft family 🙂  Students do not need to have technology-related major.  They do need to have a true passion for technology with an ability to lead, communicate and advocate! …


Meet Two Outstanding Microsoft Student Partners!

The Microsoft Student Partners (MSP) Program in the Gulf is full of amazing students doing amazing things.  UNI Magazine brings us the story two of our most active MSPs from the UAE.  They have successfully led huge events on campus, spread the word about new technologies and become true leaders at Bits Pilani Institute in Dubai….


15-year-old Excel Guru – Already Offered a Job!

Rebecca Rickwood, a 15-year-old pupil at Sawtry Community College in Cambridgeshire has been offered a £100,000 job at Course Academy, "after she finishes school, of course!" The promised job is based on her becoming World Champion in Microsoft Excel 2007 at a competition run by Certiport in San Diego, California. She was entered into the…

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Attention Students in the Gulf – Microsoft Student Partners :)

Attention all students in the Gulf….you are invited you to be part of the Microsoft family 🙂  Microsoft Student Partners are being selected now! Microsoft Student Partners in the Gulf are an elite group of university-level students in the UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, and Oman who are selected as technology leaders and Microsoft representatives at their…


Windows Phone Mango Jump Start

If you’re interested in learning how to develop on Mango, you should attend this online training.  The two day training will be held by MVPs Rob Miles and Andy Wigley.  Dates: August 23-24, 2011 Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm PST Duration: 8 hours/day, including hour lunch break Join the Mango Momentum in the App Hub |…

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