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  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup Registrations

      Hello Everyone, Interest for the Imagine Cup has been strong and we can confirm the various categories are now open for competition. From experience we know that the next couple of months will be key in getting great UK representation in the Imagine Cup. Here are just a few of the reasons for ...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Tech-Ed 2007 Conference DVD sets to give away

    Good morning, I thought I’d start the week with a give-away of the ten Tech-Ed Conference DVD sets sitting on my desk. So, if you live in the UK and would like me to pop one in the post to you, email me your address details and the first ten to reply will get the goodies. Have a good week. ...
  • Blog Post: Pixel Poetry

    Hi, It was our very great pleasure to sponsor and support the Microsoft Photography Competition at the Department of Engineering 2008 , at the University of Cambridge. Blue Spikes, by Sonja Findeisen-Tandel If proof were needed, these photographs exemplify the strong connection between art and science...
  • Blog Post: The simplest New Year's Resolution to achieve

    Happy New Year to all! While many a student is still sleeping off the effects of their festivities we are aware that a dedicated few are polishing up their ideas for their entry into the Software Design Challenge of the Imagine Cup. A minority are sleeping smugly because they have already submitted theirs...
  • Blog Post: How much work is involved in the Software Design Challenge?

    With lots of coursework and other pressures it is understandable that some students may be daunted by the amount of work required to enter the Imagine Cup . The format for the Software Design Challenge has changed this year so that round one is about the idea not code and we have produced a sample entry...
  • Blog Post: Life changing prizes to be won in the Imagine Cup

    Technorati Tags: Imagine Cup , Students The Imagine cup registrations are flooding in and the competition is definitely hotting up. If you need any more compelling reasons to prompt your students into registering (apart from the chance to win an Xbox 360 Elite) I thought I would share with you the...
  • Blog Post: XNA at Gamecity, the follow up

    Hi everyone, We held our events at Gamecity Nottingham last week and were delighted by the enthusiasm of everyone who attended. The afternoon saw the academics eating popcorn while hearing about: XNA Game Studio 2.0 the XNA User Group , Rare's 2008 lecture programme and the experiences of students at...
  • Blog Post: The Imagine Cup 2008

    Those of you who have already hosted the Inspiration Tour will know that the Imagine Cup is a really exciting opportunity for students this year and includes some great new categories. In the UK we are even adding extra value. The key points are: 1. There are 9 competitions for all interests and skill...
  • Blog Post: Tell us why you like Windows Vista and Office 2007 - and win a Tablet PC

    Lots of education establishments are already using Windows Vista and even more are using Office 2007. And if you are one of those, then here's your chance to tell others why you like it...and win a prize. There are two Tablet PCs up for grabs in the competition (one each for the best Student and Staff...
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