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The Cloud Skills Show Episode 6: Student Special

adamj89 profile image Adam Jackson Updated on ・2 min read

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In our final episode of The Cloud Skills Show (Series 1), we're meeting student learners from the UK and further afield to find out about some of the resources that Microsoft has to offer.

We heard about:

  • The Microsoft Learn Student Ambassadors programme, recently launched to replace Microsoft Student Partner. Learn how students can be part of the programme, just by completing a Learning Path on Microsoft Learn.
  • Stories from current Student Ambassadors about their experiences and how they got involved.
  • Resources on Microsoft Learn for Students.
  • Imagine Cup 2021 - how to enter and get involved.
  • The Student Zone at Microsoft Ignite (22-24 Sept) - what to expect.

Graphic showing the guests on Cloud Skills Show - Salman Chishti, Asmi Coban, Victoria Rogers, Lee Stott and Ferdinand Loesch

Appearing on the show were:

  • Salman Chishti - A Microsoft Learn Student Ambassador and Student Intern at Microsoft UK. Salman is hosting this week's episode.
  • Azmi Coban - A Masters Student, Entrepreneur and new entrant to the Microsoft Learn Student Ambassador programme. Azmi will be talking us through his experience of joining the programme.
  • Victoria Rogers - An outgoing Microsoft Student Intern and recent Student Ambassador joiner. Victoria is studying for a degree in a Business discipline and will be sharing how any student can use Microsoft Learn.
  • Lee Stott - Principal Program Manager in the Microsoft Student team. Lee will be sharing updates on the Microsoft Learn Student site and giving a sneak preview of Microsoft Ignite Student Zone.
  • Ferdinand Loesch - Imagine Cup Finalist and Microsoft Learn Student Ambassador.

Here are the links shared on the show:

Resource URL
Microsoft Azure – Student Free Subscription https://aka.ms/cs-studentazure
Microsoft Learn for Students https://aka.ms/cs-studentlearn
AI Edge Engineer – MS Learn (Oxford University) https://aka.ms/cs-aiedge
Cloud Administration Basics – MS Learn (Carnegie Mellon University) https://aka.ms/cs-cloudadmin
Foundations of Data Science – MS Learn (UC Berkeley) https://aka.ms/cs-datasci
AI Business School for Students https://aka.ms/cs-aischool
Microsoft MakeCode https://aka.ms/cs-makecode
MS Learn Student Ambassador https://aka.ms/cs-ambassador
Microsoft Imagine Cup Website https://aka.ms/cs-imaginecup
Microsoft Ignite https://myignite.microsoft.com
Microsoft Learn LTI for integration into Education LMS https://aka.ms/cs-learn-lti

Every week we livestream on Microsoft's Learn TV and you'll also be able to find the show on Twitter @MSdevUK and on the Microsoft Developer UK YouTube account. Join us for this show at these times each Thursday:

Singapore Mumbai Berlin London NYC Seattle
9pm 6.30pm 3pm 2pm 9am 6am

There is no show on 24 September due to MS Ignite.

If you require captioning, that’s available on Learn TV and YouTube via the controls below the video.


This is the last episode of The Cloud Skills Show for Series 1, but we'll be back in October with a new Series!


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