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  • Blog Post: What does DreamSpark –> UK Education

    In less than 10 years, students have made approximately 48 million downloads of our developer tools – fuelling massive learning and innovation from students. Microsoft has invested in thousands of Young developers and entrepreneurs with Microsoft BizSpark . The support which BizSpark has provided has...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup UK National final is to be held at UCL, in London on the 29th April 2014.

    Every year, Imagine Cup teams compete in countries around the world in events known as National Finals. So are you interested in competing for the 2014 Imagine Cup. The major competition categories for 2014 are Games , Innovation and World Citizenship . You’ll find additional information on this page...
  • Blog Post: Calum Cawley was a member of Team Hermes in Ireland in 2010, in this guest post he shares his experience of the Imagine Cup and how it changed his career path and those of 2013 Winners SoundSynk.

    “In a nutshell, the kind of people who work in a team on something like an Imagine Cup project are the kind of people that companies want and these skills will put you ahead of the other people with technical skills just as good as yours who applied for the same job.” – Calum Cawley, Imagine Cup alumni...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Imagine Cup Challenges and Competitions 2014 are you ready?

    Here is a quick list of the 2014 Imagine Cup Challenge Competitions for more details see http://www.imaginecup.com Team Competition -  Project Blueprint Challenge Competition Year: 2014 Active Dates (GMT): Mon, 28 Oct 2013 00:00 - Tue, 17 Dec 2013 23:59 You're going someplace new. Make your own...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup 2014

    Competitions We have three primary competitions: Games, Innovation, and World Citizenship. General information on these competitions can be found on our website at http://www.imaginecup.com Here a quick summary of the 2014 competitions. World Citizenship : This category is most similar to past Imagine...
  • Blog Post: Welcome to Imagine Cup 2014! Can the UK be No1 Again?

    Registrations for the  Imagine Cup 2014 are now officially open !  This is the 12 th year of Imagine Cup, and with that we are rolling out a new model which evolves the program to foster year-round engagement based on feedback we have received from institutions world wide. So what is new? The...
  • Blog Post: UK team from University of Exeter - Crowned World Wide Imagine Cup Winners

    Thursday 11 th July was a proud day for our UK and University of Exeter. Team Colinked with their app SoundSYNK competed against top teams from over 190 countries, beating everyone to win the coveted prize of $50,000 and the title of ‘Imagine Cup Winner’! The Imagine Cup is a Microsoft Global app competition...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup 2013 World Wide Finals

    This July, Microsoft is flying hundreds of brilliant students from all over the planet to St. Petersburg, Russia, for the Imagine Cup Worldwide Finals. The competition will take place in one of the most beautiful European cities, St. Petersburg, which is considered by UNESCO among the top 10 destinations...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup 2013 Worldwide Finals St Petersburg, Russia 11th July 2013

    I am pleased to confirm that Doctor Who, Matt Smith, will be hosting the Imagine Cup awards ceremony !  The Doctor's mastery of technology is only matched by his creativity, his compassion, and his sense of wonder at all the amazing things people can accomplish when they are inspired by hope. ...
  • Blog Post: The UK Imagine Cup 2013 – UK Winners

    This year we had over 3,000 entries for the UK Imagine Cup Final. We had 4 Regional Finals, Each of the  regional finals were used narrow down the entries to leave the top 3 winners from each region to attend this years UK Final. The UK finals, took place on April 8th at the University College London...
  • Blog Post: Scirra Construct2 a tool for students to rapidly develop games for Windows 8

    Guest blog by Andrew Wilson , Course Director, BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology, Birmingham City University Introducing students to the processes of game development that is designing, prototyping, play testing and refining the original idea has to be fun and engaging. Many students joining game...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup UK Regional Finals

    All students registered to www.imaginecup.com should be getting weekly newsletters explaining the regional format and informs them weekly on what hacks/finals are coming up in the near future. However they only get this if they have signed up on www.Imaginecup.com . To ensure that all students wishing...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup TV

    Every three weeks, Imagine Cup’s John Scott Tynes and Channel 9’s Golnaz Alibeigi share news, stats, and video from Imagine Cup. In our first two episodes we’ve covered Imagine Cup students at the Build Conference in Redmond; gone to Helsinki, Finland, for WOWZAPP 2012; attended the Tech Awards in Silicon...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup UK – North East regional activities http://www.imaginecupnortheast.co.uk/

    So if your an academic or student based in the North East of the UK then you need to be aware of the Imagine Cup North East regional events which are being coordinated by Sunderland Software City . Last year the North East flew for the UK at the World Wide Finals with team eye works as the UK winner...
  • Blog Post: University College London (UCL), transforms its Computer Science teaching by introducing students to app-building tasks

      University College London (UCL), transforms its Computer Science teaching by introducing students to app-building tasks which address real life problems for business, public services and charities. In order to achieve this, students and staff deploy a full range of Microsoft technologies, including...
  • Blog Post: Student can do really amazing things! Imagine Cup

    At the 2012 competition, QuadSquad, from the Ukraine, created a device that allows deaf individuals to communicate using custom-designed sensory gloves and a smartphone app to translate sign language gestures into speech. The device is nothing short of incredible and the team won the software design...
  • Blog Post: So what's new in Windows Phone 8

    Over the past few days I have been at a number of events and had a lot of questions of what’s new in Windows Phone 8.   So here a quick video of what’s new.   Here a quick video on Windows Phone speech integration     For more details of Windows Phone see http://www.windowsphone.com...
  • Blog Post: Windows 8 “Power Up” Game Apps Competition & Imagine Cup

    This competition is aimed at the growing number of indy game developers in the UK. The prize structure has been developed around the strategy of supporting the indie game space in the UK and fostering a vibrant and successful industry by giving developers and their titles the best chance of success through...
  • Blog Post: Want to know what it’s like to be an Imagine Cup Entrant?

    The Quest , is a new six-part web series following a real-life Imagine Cup team, FlashFood, as the students made their way to Sydney, Australia, for the 2012 Worldwide Finals. Microsoft sent a camera crew to their campus in Arizona, on the plane to Sydney, and on the ground during finals to document...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Imagine Cup 2013 – Is your institution entering teams

      Microsoft’s Imagine Cup is the world’s most prestigious student technology competition, bringing together student innovators from all over the world. If you have a great idea for a new app, bring it to life through Imagine Cup. With Microsoft resources and support, you can make a great app and...
  • Blog Post: You may be building great apps and games but don't forget to add the features that will make them shine

    So this week has been really busy, I have been presenting at events the length and breadth of the UK. On Thursday and Friday I has the pleasure of attending Euro Gamer 2012 , to represent Microsoft at the Games Industry Fair.  During Euro gamer event we demonstrated Windows 8 and the games from...
  • Blog Post: Welcome to the 2013 Imagine Cup season

    Today the ImagineCup team launches new competitions and framework for 2013, taking our first steps towards St. Petersburg, Russia, where all of our efforts will culminate in our Worldwide Finals in July, 2013. This year, we have three big competitions and challenges. Competitions: · World Citizenship...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Announces Imagine Cup 2012 Winners, Ukrainian Team Takes Top Place

    The winners of the 10th annual Imagine Cup , the world’s premier student technology competition, the winning Software Design project developed by Ukrainian Team quadSquad allows deaf individuals to communicate verbally using custom-designed sensory gloves and a smartphone application to translate sign...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup 2012 Social Media resources

    We are saddened to say that our UK team didn't make it to the Imagine Cup finals. @ TeamEyeWorks (Faizan Asghar, Northumbria University, Colin Squires, Newcastle College and Riccardo Viglianisi, Northumbria University) alongside their mentor Alamgir Hossain with their project MIRA (Mobile Intelligent...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup 2012 Worldwide Finals Sydney, Australia Day 1

    The Imagine Cup 2012 worldwide finals have just got underway down under and 72 software design teams from all around the world have gathered in Sydney, Australia to celebrate and compete in the 10 th Imagine Cup worldwide finals. Team EyeWorks (Faizan Asghar, Northumbria University, Colin Squires, Newcastle...
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