Windows Vista RTM available in MSDNAA

Windows Vista RTM is now available for MSDNAA subscribers.  Please contact your MSDNAA administrator for more information. If your department would like to subscribe to MSDNAA please register at www.msdnaa.netMSDNAA provides you with the software and tools you need to teach your students the latest concepts in software and database design, architecture, coding, and testing.  MSDNAA…

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The Launch of the Microsoft Australia Academic Blog

  You asked for it and now we have it – the official MSOZACADEMIC blog for Faculty!  It was great to meet everyone at the recent Faculty lunch.  Just to recap on the 2005 programs: Imagine Cup 2005 www.imaginecupasia.com MSDNAA www.msdnaa.net Faculty Program Online Course Repository http://www.msdnaa.net/curriculum/repository.aspx Student Ambassadors The Spoke.net www.thespoke.net Student Prizes Guest…

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Vista NOW available in MSDNAA

The following is from the MSDNAA subscribers download section:Attention MSDN Academic Alliance MembersWe are pleased to announce that Windows Vista Business Edition is now available here for download! Windows Vista also will be included in your MSDN AA subscription shipment in January 2007.

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Would you like some beta product and books?

We have SQL Server 2005 beta 2 resource DVD’s available at http://msstore.datacom.com.au/sqlbeta. You can order this at no cost.  If you are interested in some text books on SQL Server 2005 please let us know. Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2 will be released shortly, if you would like a copy of this plus a text book please…

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Visual Studio 2008 is now available in MSDNAA

Visual Studio 2008 is now available for MSDNAA subscribers. Please contact your universitie’s MSDNAA administrator for more information. If your department would like to subscribe to MSDNAA please register at www.msdnaa.netMSDNAA provides you with the software and tools you need to teach your students the latest concepts in software and database design, architecture, coding, web design, multimedia…

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Microsoft Corporate looking for top technology graduates

Soon Microsoft will be in Australia interviewing interested and qualified candidates for software development positions working on our major products in the US at our corporate headquarters. If you are interested, or know someone who is interested, please have them send their resume/cv to the email ausrec@microsoft.com What are the roles available?Software Development Engineer -…

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Careers in IT Guest Lectures

Do you teach a Computer Science or IT Class at an Australian University?  We are running a series of Guest Lectures around Careers in IT.  Let students hear about the current state of ICT industry and what it is like to work at a company such as Microsoft. We can make it to Universities in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne…

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2 Free .NET books bought to you by MSDN

MSDN is offering 2 free books for download. 1. Introducing Visual Basic 2005 for Developers2. Upgrading Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 to Microsoft Visual Basic .NET Click here to go to the page

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Request for Proposal for Gaming and Graphics- Research or Curriculum responses USD$15,000

Here is the link to the RFP Document Proposals will be accepted in electronic form only and should be submitted via email to gg2005@microsoft.com   The important timeframes you need to be aware of are as follows:- Last date for submission of proposals:December 24, 2005.Notification of awards:January 25, 2006.MSRA Regional Theme WorkshopMarch 22 to 25, 2006 (Beijing)

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‘Mix On Campus’ is go!!

Every year, students and lecturers ask for tickets to Tech.Ed and Remix, and we sadly don’t have enough free tickets to go around. My team got to thinking – this was a pretty terrible situation, so I started asking around the Microsoft office in Sydney and got some budget and the go ahead to run a very special…

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