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About UK_Faculty_Connection

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About UK_Faculty_Connection

The Faculty Connection UK Blog is a resource for STEM-D educators, students and parents. The blog aim is to help inspire the continual advancement and improvement of technology studies in the developer community.  

The following Resources are available:- 

Microsoft Imagine Access
Microsoft Imagine connects aspiring student developers of all skill levels with the tools, resources, and experiences they need to turn their innovative ideas into reality. Whether it’s building a game, designing an app or launching a project, Microsoft Imagine strikes a balance between fun and learning, encouraging students to create, code and develop their ideas throughout their educational journey. 
Dream It
From creating to coding to careers, Microsoft Imagine encourages student developers of all skill levels to be limitless in their creativity and discovery – to think differently, dream big and solve problems in unique ways.
Build It
Microsoft Imagine is not just about igniting the creative spark, it’s about helping students develop ideas and bring them to life.  It’s about building and innovating – programming to make the intangible a bold tangible expression
Live It
Microsoft Imagine exists to inspire and guide student developers of all levels on how to share their creations and bring ideas to life throughout their education journey

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Microsoft Virtual Academy
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A student’s technical knowledge is important; it is equally as important that he or she has the ability to use that knowledge while developing skills necessary to finding solutions for real-world issues. Imagine Cup is a year-long global competition designed to inspire students to apply their imagination, their passion and their creativity to technology innovations. Competition is intense, and in the process competitors gain valuable experience and project skills that can translate into a future career.
Imagine Cup helps students prepare for the jobs of tomorrow, gaining direct experience in problem solving, project management, communication and teamwork.
Imagine Cup brings together students technologists from all over the world to compete, make new friends and expand their professional network. 
Imagine Cup provides students with a unique opportunity to grow their confidence and experience by competing on a global stage.

It's more than just about grades! Students work hard to achieve academic success, but good grades and a degree aren't the end of the road – they are just a part of the foundation upon which they begin to build their professional careers.
BizSpark is an innovative new program that unites Startups with entrepreneurial and technology resources in a global community with a common goal of supporting and accelerating the success of a new generation of high -potential Startups.