Can the UK win the World Championships in Microsoft Office……AGAIN?

Posted on behalf of Kevin Ryan from Prodigy Solutions 

Last year the World Championships in Microsoft Office attracted over 228,000 students from 57 countries around the world. In recent times the competition has been dominated by participants from many of the Asian countries. With competitors from China, Malaysia, Taiwan and Japan reeling off title, after title, after title…

That was until last summer when 15 year old student Rebecca Rickwood, from Sawtry Community College in Cambridgeshire, took the World Finals in San Diego by storm. Rebecca scored a perfect 1000 in the custom build Microsoft Office Specialist certification exam and won a $5000 cash prize and the coveted title of World Champion in Microsoft Office – watch the video.

Rebecca’s exploits received worldwide coverage on her return from San Diego with articles on the BBC, Telegraph and Metro.

Well, it’s this time of year again and the search is already on. This year the winning entrants will win an all-expenses paid trip of a lifetime to the World Finals at the BELLAGIO in LAS VEGAS.

Do any of your students have what it takes to become World Champ?

To find out more about the UK competition and how your school can participate click here.

Keep updated through the UK Competition Facebook Page.

Visit the worldwide competition website:

For competition rules and more information email



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