Education Technology - Reviewing the success of the Microsoft Cloud

The Microsoft Cloud has revolutionised education technology. One of the most important outcomes from using The Cloud is employability. Across different sectors, there are thousands of different jobs, varying from Data Scientist to Cloud Solution Architect.  However, this is simply one of the benefits of using the Cloud…


Microsoft and the Department for Education agree new Education Cloud Transition Agreement for UK schools

We recently told education customers about our new agreement with the Department of Education (DfE) which offers them Public, Private or hybrid cloud services. Below are details of this agreement   Education Cloud Transition Agreement Microsoft and the DfE have entered into an Education Cloud Transition Agreement enabling existing school customers who have Subscription Agreements…


Bringing the cloud to researchers around the world and online

Originally posted on Microsoft Research Connections Blog These have been impressive days for European research, highlighted by last year’s discovery of the Higgs boson at CERN and this year’s publication of the fifth assessment report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Both are stunning examples of thousands of researchers collaborating to push the boundaries…

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Join us for a live Q&A on Student Advantage

Since the recent announcement introducing Student Advantage almost a fortnight ago we’ve been inundated with questions. I’m super excited at the response to the news. As a result, we’d like you to join us for a live Q&A on Student Advantage at midday (GMT) on 31/10 on Twitter. Live Q&A We’ll be tracking your questions…

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Office 365 Education Top User Tips #4 – Drag ‘n’ Drop in SkyDrive Pro

Originally posted by James B Marshall on the UK Education Cloud Blog. So far in our top user tips posts we’ve looked at scheduling online meetings with Lync Web Scheduler, social networking in SharePoint Online, and offline access with the Outlook Web App. Today we’ll focus on the awesome new feature of SharePoint Online called…

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‘Freedom’ cloud service from European Electronique at Bett 2013

Guest post by European Electronique, one of our Microsoft Bett 2013 partners Bett 2013 will start an exciting new year for both European Electronique and our customers with the launch of a new range of innovative products and services. Building on last year’s mobility and client to cloud theme this year will see the official…

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SCEnAT on Cloud Event at The University of Sheffield, 23rd January 2013

A technical innovation powered by Microsoft Windows Azure platform led by The University of Sheffield The advancement in cloud services now offers Universities and research groups access to an unparalleled level of technological power.  The University of Sheffield will play host this event to demonstrate the Supply Chain Environmental Analysis Tool (SCEnAT), an innovative application…

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How to enrol for Office 365 for education step by step

The anticipated wait is over and Office 365 for education is now available. So how can you get started using Office 365 in your school, college or university? Below you can find a detailed guide of how to sign up for your 30 day free trial of Office 365 for education. Increase productivity in your…

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