Azure Craft A hack for kids and parents to learn AI Programming

Guest blog by Richard Conway, ElastaCloud, Microsoft MVP Regional Director, Azure UK User Group AzureCraft was conceived in 2016 by myself, Richard Conway, the co-founder of the UK Azure Users Group, Andy Cross and Allan Mitchell, one of the founders of SQLBITS, the largest SQL conference in Europe. Our idea stemmed from the fact that…


AZURE event 25th May 2017 with Scott Guthrie, Microsoft’s EVP of Cloud & Enterprise.

Speaker:Scott GuthrieEVP, Cloud and Enterprise at Microsoft Date:May 25, 2017830am – 530pm Location:Twickenham Stadium – The Live Room200 Whitton RoadTwickenham, Middlesex, TW2 7BA Scott will present an extended session on how you can do more on building for the intelligent cloud, with a deep dive into Microsoft’s cloud services, advanced workloads and capabilities. This will…


From student to Evangelist–Stand out at Hacks and take opportunities

Being an part of the Microsoft ecosystem changed everything. I thought I’d take the opportunity to share my experience and how to make the most of it. Guest post by Sean McGee, Developer Evangelist at Esri UK What do I do? I’m a Developer Evangelist at Esri UK. Which basically means I’m a professional developer/networker….


Optimizing your emails using Microsoft Flow

Hello, my name is Christo Lolov  I am a second-year Computing student in Imperial College London. I am a member of a couple of student societies, take part in several online courses, follow a few newsletters, and send and receive a lot of university related emails. As such, I often find it difficult to…


A view from Redmond by a UK Microsoft Student Partner

  This is a guest post by UK Microsoft Student Partner Mariam Elgabry from Imperial College London.   Twitter   Travelling on my first 10-hour flight to WA as a selected Microsoft Student Partner (MSP) to represent the UK for Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professionals (MVP) Global Summit of 2016 – needless to say, I…


Labs Scenarios for Machine Learning, Web Development and Mobile Game Development all with a Microsoft DreamSpark Azure Account

  The challenge of most survey information systems courses taught in the College of Business is that the hands-on projects tend to teach Microsoft Office skills rather than give insights into IT careers.  This might be why CIS, MIS and IS departments still struggle to recruit students to the major despite a very robust job…


Imagine Cup Earth – Microsoft and NASA student competition $36,000 prize fund

  Who can enter? Students ages 6-18 worldwide are invited to explore this exciting and vital area of scientific research in Imagine Cup Earth, a new coding competition for students. Whether you have never coded before and would like to learn, or if you’re already studying coding and want to take on a new challenge,…


BBC Micro:Bit and Cloud services for students

The BBC together with Microsoft and a range of other partners will provide every Year 7 student (age 11-12) in the United Kingdom with their very own BBC micro:bit, a personal computing device that they can use to explore the possibilities of computer science, both in and out of the classroom. The device has been…


Break into Code challenge $3000 competition for 9–18 year olds using

Break Into Code! We want to give all students  the opportunity to learn coding, so why not get started today with and have a chance of winning $3000 Microsoft Imagine introduces the Break Into Code challenge as a beginner level challenge that will get students excited about coding even if they don’t have any…


Windows 10 Student Game Jam

To bring the best of Build to more developers around the world including a Windows \\Build Tour kicking off May and running until June We will also be hosting Microsoft Imagine Windows 10 Game Jam For more details see BUILD CONFERENCE (April 29 – May 1) #build2015 Give the conference sold out so quickly,…