Merry Christmas from the Microsoft UK Education Team!

It’s that time of year again where we all take a much welcome break from work and studying to spend time with friends, family and loved ones, and enjoy the festivities of the holiday period. We’d just like to take a brief moment to wish everyone in the education community a very Merry Christmas from…


Santa boards Virgin Atlantic 787 mid-flight to gift Windows tablets to passengers!

This isn’t really an education piece per se, but it is Christmas, and it’s a feelgood story worth sharing! On Sunday night passengers flying from Heathrow to Boston with Virgin Atlantic were treated to a very festive experience to get their Christmas holidays off to a dream start. As they boarded the flight, adults and…


Sway updates, Guest Speakers via Skype in the Classroom and more – the MIE Minute Newsletter

You may recall that a couple of weeks ago we shared with you some of the topics and information contained within the MIE Minute – a fortnightly newsletter sent out to our Microsoft Innovative Educators and MIE-Experts. The latest edition has since gone to press, and we are pleased to once again be sharing some…


Azure in Education 101 Series – Webinar Video

Two of our Schools Business Managers have put together a short video using Office Mix* to help explain Microsoft Azure and how it could be used in education along with a short demo of setting up a virtual machine. You can find this video, along with a lots of other useful content on our Microsoft…


MOS World Championships – UK Qualifying Round 1 almost over

Anyone familiar with Microsoft in Education may have heard of the Microsoft Office Specialist certification (or MOS for short) that students can take to prove their proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. As well as being as way to learn useful skills that can help improve the way students are able to study across all…


Pro Plus Benefit for Students: a growing demand

This is a guest post from Hélène Fyffe, an undergraduate starting her final year at Edinburgh Napier University, having spent a year on placement with Microsoft UK Education as part of her course. — Students talk We all know how much students like to socialise in their spare time. A big part of university life…


Microsoft Showcase Classroom – unique offers on Windows tablets and accessories from Misco

Anyone who has attended one of our Microsoft Showcase Classroom Regional Roadshows will have seen the superb range of devices that can be used in the classroom by educators and students alike. Thanks to Misco, a Microsoft authorised device reseller, you can take advantage of some unique offers on these Windows tablets and accessories to…