The Ultimate Steal student offer – marketing materials for students

Yesterday, I wrote about the Ultimate Steal offer, and the two key reasons to mention it to students before June (the price goes up with Office 2010, but if they buy now they get a no-cost upgrade to Office 2010 as part of our Tech Guarantee programme). UK students have some of the highest rates…


Office 2010 for students – via the Ultimate Steal

Each year we run a special offer (called The Ultimate Steal) on Microsoft Office, only for Higher & Further education students and staff who have a email address. It allows them to buy the software directly from Microsoft, and make a big saving on the equivalent retail price. As we get closer to the…


The Ultimate Steal – Office 2007 which magically turns into Office 2010

Hopefully, you already know about The Ultimate Steal, which is our special student offer on Office 2007. It allows your students to buy Office 2007 Ultimate for just £38.95. And because it is the Ultimate edition, they will get absolutely the whole Office suite in one neat package*. So students can complete their work quicker,…


Special Student Deals on Office and Windows

You know what it’s like – you have a brilliant plan, and then something gets in the way. And this term, we’d hatched a brilliant plan to launch our Ultimate Steal offer on the International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Which is why we went with a nice Piratey theme for the launch. Oh, how…


Last day for the ultimate steal

Friday 26 June is the last day, more info here (this post is so short it could have been on Twitter – more on that later…………..)


The Ultimatesteal…going soon

Cheap office, and more – for students only! Practically everything that you’d need for under 40 quid!   The Ultimate Steal is ending this month. Only days to go! Ends June 26, 2009. Get it while you can. Microsoft® Office Ultimate 2007 for just £38.95 Get this only at Microsoft® Office Ultimate purchased by…


The Ultimate student offer ends soon

You probably have heard about the Ultimate Steal before. It’s the offer where students with a email address can buy a copy of Office 2007 Ultimate edition, for £38.95 UK students have some of the highest rates of usage of Microsoft Office in the world, and also one of the highest rates of ‘mis-licensing’….


Ultimate Steal finishing soon

Don’t miss the boat – Office for £38.95 is ending soon If this is your last year at Uni or College, don’t miss out on this special students-only deal on Microsoft Office Ultimate 2007 for only £38.95. You can only get it at and only while you’ve got a valid .ac email address. So…


Getting a new computer at Christmas

Santa Claus is coming – and this year he’s going to have to cope with the credit crunch! There will still be loads of PCs bought this Christmas, and given the offers by retailers at the moment, there will be some great deals around. It might be a good time to remind your students &…


Update on the Ultimate Steal

For most universities, students have been back several weeks but when I was at Oxford last week for the launch of their Groupware project they reminded me that it was their first week of the academic year.  So, they might have missed some of the on going dialogue the rest of us have been enjoying…