Azure IT Pro Camp (Free 1 day training event)

This is a Microsoft delivered training day, hosted by Salford Software in Manchester on Monday 10th December 2012. It’s a technical hands on introduction to some of the IaaS Cloud Services that Microsoft is now offering to Academic organisations. The camp will be led by an Azure specialist and is aimed at the IT Professional….

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Free Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 Hands on Labs with Tech Showcase

Are you interested in learning more about the latest technologies from Microsoft like Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8?  Microsoft Learning Partners across the UK are running a full range of free first look clinics across the country covering: Windows Server 2012 Windows 8 SQL Server 2012 Visual Studio 2012 Exchange Server 2013 SharePoint 2013…

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Windows 8 Volume Licensing

With Windows 8 now officially on the market, you might have some questions about licensing for your school, college or university. Whether you want to upgrade your PCs to Windows 8, gain access to exclusive offerings such as Windows 8 Enterprise edition and the Microsoft Desktop Optimisation Pack, or use Windows with greater flexibility, there…

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Creating a more flexible IT environment – Cranfield University

Cranfield University, a postgraduate institution, needed to provide its staff and students with a technology environment with the safety of knowing that server platforms could be installed without the worry of licensing them. The University invested in a Microsoft Enterprise Server Platform Agreement (ESPA), which saved them over £30,000 and provided the flexibility they were…

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UCL Computer Science Case Study

University College London (UCL), a leading UK university, transforms its Computer Science teaching by introducing students to app-building tasks which address real life problems for business, public services and charities. In order to achieve this, students and staff deploy a full range of Microsoft technologies, including Windows 8, supported by Microsoft’s developers and researchers. By…

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Help Boost Student Employability with Microsoft IT Academy

Guest post by Anthony Nneke Microsoft IT Academy is our Membership Program that provides Institutions with discounted curriculum learning resources and exams. IT Academy helps Institutions deliver Microsoft Qualifications to their IT Staff, Teachers and Students respectively. The Microsoft IT Academy Curriculum offers today’s students the hands on skills and experience that they will need…

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Exciting New Challenges for University College Falmouth

Case study provided by Crimson University College Falmouth is embarking on an ambitious implementation of Microsoft Dynamics 2011, starting with core business to business processes and marketing activities and eventually providing an holistic approach to the overall requirements of the institution. The first phase of the project is being sponsored by Dr Jeremy Richards Head…

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Khan Academy is in the Windows Store

Originally posted on the Next at Microsoft Blog.   A great addition to the Windows Store last week – the official Khan Academy app. For those not familiar with the Khan Academy, it’s an online phenomena that enables you to learn almost anything. For free. It’s the focus on a story on Forbes.com titled One…

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Microsoft in Education: Infographic (updated)

The final version of our Microsoft in Education Infographic is now available to download or view in full below. From helping teachers to connect and share best practice with peers to creating more emotional connections with learning through our gaming technologies, Microsoft is committed to helping students and educators throughout the world realise their full…

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Surface reviews from IT education staff

Following the recent release of Microsoft Surface, we were really keen to find out how Surface is working out in an education environment. We interviewed Ian Mills from Bolton Metropolitan Council and Mike Richardson from Stockton Borough Council. Both these guys work in local authority roles that support schools with the use of IT. Here’s…

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