Q: How many students are there in the world? 1.37 billion = 1/5 of the world’s populationQ: Out of 122 waking hours in a week, how many hours of activity do students have? 222 (because they are digital and multi-taskers)Q: What is the percentage of students who work while attending university? 66%Q: What is the #1 item students spend money on? FoodQ: Do students want to be smarter or better looking? Smarter
There are 1.37 billion students in the world.Only 10% of these go to university. And, only 25% of these university students get a technical degree.
They were all started by people under the age of 25!
Our mission is to empower students to achieve their hopes and dreams in both their personal and professional lives. The following slides are programs, offers, and resources that Microsoft has for students – to help students when they are LEARNING, WORKING AND PLAYING.
It all started back in 2003 as a way to get students involved in the connection between people, information, and systems. Fast-forward to Imagine Cup 2011. We’ve got major goals inspired by real global needs. New opportunities to help build your career. And more students around the world ready to share their big ideas and pursue their dreams.
DreamSpark is simple; it's all about giving students Microsoft professional-level developer and designer tools and training - at no charge. www.dreamspark.com
Microsoft Student Partners is a global initiative that provides university students with a passion for technology with real-world skills and resources to help them prepare for successful careers.http://student-partners.com/
MSCOM/Student is the digital center for students wanting to see what MS has to offer. http://www.microsoft.com/studentMobile: http://s2dent.mobi Microsoft Student Lounge – share your videos images and fun content (http://www.microsoftstudentlounge.com)Microsoft Student Facebook – (http://www.facebook.com/microsoftstudent) Twitter – ms_student – (http://www.twitter.com/ms_student)
Microsoft Students to Business (S2B) program is a Microsoft® Community Initiative which connects qualified students with Microsoft partners and customers for entry-level and internship positions. www.microsoft.com/studentstobusiness/home
Faculty Connection is a resource site for technology educators that offer access to Microsoft® software, curriculum resources, the latest research and videos of academic relevant topics.www.microsoft.com/faculty