Imagine Cup 2011 World Wide Finals

The 2011 Microsoft Imagine Cup Finals took place yesterday from 16:00-19:00 EST (NYC Local Time) 8pm to 11pm GMT you can watch a video recording of the stream here. The “World Festival Awards Ceremony” will be held at the David H. Koch Theater at the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts in downtown New York City! …

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Introducing the Dare to be Digital Kinect teams

What Dare is… Dare to be Digital is a video games development competition for extremely talented students at Universities and Colleges of Art. Teams of 5 students, usually a mix of artists, programmers and audio, assemble at Abertay University for 9 weeks during June to August to develop a prototype video game, receiving mentoring from…

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Get your students developing over the summer

Are your students going to be sitting around this summer bored out of their minds? Why not promote the following opportunity and get them to use their free time and apply their newly learnt skills to the following opportunity? The Windows Phone team has set aside 50 phones running the latest Mango bits for students…

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UCL Algorithmic Trading Competition and F# opportunities in education

My colleague Geoff Hughes recently represented Microsoft DPE Academic team at the UCL Algorithmic Trading competition, which took place in London on 28th June. Over 100 attendees comprising of city firms, researchers and computer science students attended. Agenda Algorithmic Trading –Global Opportunities for Research 12.45- 13.00 Registration and coffee 13.00-13.20 Keynote Address Markets, Networks and…

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Dare to be Digital–Microsoft Windows Phone and Kinect Teams

What Dare is… Dare to be Digital is a video games development competition for extremely talented students at Universities and Colleges of Art. Teams of 5 students, usually a mix of artists, programmers and audio, assemble at Abertay University for 9 weeks during June to August to develop a prototype video game, receiving mentoring from…

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Students can win prizes and awareness through Windows Phone 7 app development

I am really excited how students are getting on with the development of application for Windows Phone 7. I was in a meeting today and a Student from Hull University was mentioned Harry Over’s. Harry has currently developed four apps which have been successfully developed and published via the Microsoft Marketplace. This evening I have…

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University of York Student Kevin Pfister. Two times winner of Microsoft Imagine Cup UK Final 2010 & 2011

    Microsoft UK would like to offer huge congratulations and recognition to Kevin Pfister. Kevin is now a two times Winner of the Imagine Cup UK Embedded Design Competition. Kevin whom recently completed his MSc at the University of York was successful in winning the UK Final in 2010. Kevin then had the privilege…

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Win Prizes with Windows Phone 7 App Development

We are excited by Windows Phone 7 and to help share some of that we have a student competition and an incentive programme. To enter the student ONLY competition you have to write a Windows Phone 7 app and publish it in Marketplace, you then need to email ukstucom@microsoft.com with your publisher name, app  name…

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