October, 2008

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About the UK Academic Team Blog

The Microsoft Academic team is here to support the teaching and learning of technology in UK universities. We do this in a number of ways including:

  • events for academics and students

  • competitions such as the Imagine Cup

  • delivering talks and demos at your campus

  • running pilot projects using key new technologies

If you would like to contact us to find out how we can support you then please email ukacinfo@microsoft.com.

 Academic Team

We are:

Top Left: Andy Sithers - Academic Team Lead

Top Centre: Anna Liza Lomibao - Student Marketing

Top Right: Ben Coley - Academic Developer Evangelist Intern

Centre Left: Allison McVety - Academic Information Manager

Centre Right: Ed Dunhill - Academic Developer Evangelist

Bottom Left: Kat Wilbey - Academic Marketing Programmes Manager

Bottom Centre: Mark Johnston - Marketing Lead

Bottom Right: Muhammad Walji - Marketing Intern

  • UK Academic Team Blog

    MSDN AA, DreamSpark and ELMS

    Hello Everyone, In a recent post, I let you all know about our new program called DreamSpark and, as a consequence of that post, we have had some interesting questions about the differences between MSDN AA, ELMS and DreamSpark. So to clarify a little...
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    C# Yellow Book

    Hello Everyone, Rob Miles, a lecturer in Computer Science at the University of Hull, has a text called C#   and we thought you might like to take a look at it. You can access a pdf of the book simply by clicking on the cover and Rob will welcome...
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    DreamSpark is a Microsoft program for placing key tools into the hands of students. It includes: Visual Studio 2008 Expression Studio 2 Windows Server 2008 XNA Creators Club memberships …and more These tools are available to provide students with the...
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    MSDN: What’s New in Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1?

    Hello, I want to invite you along to a free half day event taking place in Exeter on 23rd October 2008 and which was created with developers in mind. Technical experts from the UK MSDN team will deliver a range of demos and provide insight into the latest...
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    Microsoft IT Academy Student Pass

    In an earlier blog I directed you toward the free Preparation Kit for the Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Exam 70-571 and, following on from that, today I’d like to introduce you to the Microsoft IT Academy Student Pass which provides free e-learning courses...
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