Students at PDC (Professional Developer’s Conference)

Wonder what it’s like to attend professional events as a student? Take a look at what our student insider Ashley Myers has to say about the Professional Developer’s Conference (PDC). From Ashley … Having the Flip HD is rather nice for shooting short clips.  Unfortunately, it being a simple device, my shaking arm made for…


Student Insider Interviews 1vs100 Creative Director

Student Insider Joe Osborne chats with Matthew Van Gorder, Content Lead at Microsoft Game Studios and Creative Director on the 1 VS 100 team. He let us in on the skinny of what he’s up to and the thought processes that go into maintaining the only live (video) game show on any console network. Get…

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Imagine Cup Embedded Development

The Microsoft Imagine Cup Embedded Development Competition offers: Altruistic projects based on the United Nations Millennium goals and connected to local charities to inspire students Support for course based project competition with prizes and a template for a press release to excite students Access to industry mentorship and engagement  to create employment networks for students…


Collaborate and connect with Office Web Apps

When I ask students to think of what Microsoft does that’s cool, they rarely think Office! I can see most of you going “Yeah, he’s got a point there”, but what if I was to tell you that Office is about to become cool and make your life as a student very, very easy…. Would…


Welcome Darren Doyle to Software for Students

Meet Darren Doyle Hey everyone! My name is Darren and I’m currently Microsoft Student Partner here in Ireland. I started my contact with Microsoft in 2008 when I entered the Imagine Cup and I’ve never looked back since. After this I become a MSP and then luckily, I got an internship in the Developer and…


Meet the Microsoft Student Insider Team

Where can you find us?  Blogging, tweeting, facebooking on all things #MicrosoftSI.  Each of our students has a different background and area of interest.  But the one thing we all share is a passion for sharing online.  See this post to learn What is the Microsoft Student Insider Program.  Read an article by each Insider…


Introducing the Microsoft Student Insider Program

I’ve been involved with our Student Partners Program for many years and am excited to be launching a new branch of this program Student Insiders.  Student Partners are influential on their campus, giving technical talks, throwing parties, supporting local events, and helping students access Microsoft resources and technologies.  Student Insider Program This year we are…

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