Tech Ed's annual Student Day event will be held on Tuesday the 2nd of September at the Sydney Convention Centre, Darling Harbour. Two half-day sessions have been specifically designed for High School students in the morning (9:30-1pm) and University students in the afternoon (1-5pm). Student Day will offer the next generation of technologists the opportunity to be a part of Australia's premier IT education event. The best thing about Student Day is that its FREE for all students.
University Students are invited to attend the afternoon session where industry and Microsoft experts present on a range of interesting and relevant topics including, Robotics, XNA game studio, Expression and Visual studio, Imagine Cup, Career development and more, check out the agenda for further details.
Student Day will also see the official launch of Dreamspark in Australia. Dreamspark offers all University students access to Microsoft's developer, designer and platform tools including, Visual Studio, Expression Studio, Windows server, SQL server, 12 month Trial subscription to XNA creators club and more. All tertiary students who register for student day and attend the event will receive a complimentary copy of Dreamspark on two DVD discs, saving you the hassle of downloading all the software!
High School students will witness presentations on some of the latest & coolest trends taking place in ICT including, XBOX and Windows games development, "How an Olympian stays connected" using various online collaborative tools, an engaging panel discussion on 'where can a career in ICT take you" and more.