As part of the Microsoft Imagine Cup 2007, New Zealand students will have the opportunity to show off their projects, with the winners going to the worldwide finals in Seoul for the change to win US$25,000.
Microsoft’s Imagine Cup, is the a student technology competition, designed to inspire the world’s best and brightest young minds to explore technological and artistic interests outside the classroom and create the “must have” technology and communications applications of the future.
This year students were asked to design a software program which helps enable a better education for all.
On Friday 15 June three New Zealand teams will be presenting their projects:
• Linguistica, a foreign language learning program (Auckland University of Technology, AUT Champs)
• C³, a project group collaboration program (University of Otago, Team T4)
• Gary’s Lab, an educational game for learning physics (Waikato University, Ackermen)
The students have been mentored by academic and industry leaders including ASB, Gallagher Group and Forsyth Barr.