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Students take part in a four month program, broken into three stages.

Phase 1: Advanced Analytics & AI

The program begins with our first bootcamp: Advanced Analytics & AI.
Join us as we dive into machine learning and artificial intelligence led by Microsoft representatives.

The bootcamp is offered for two groups of participants; those who are technical and others who have minimal experience.
For technical students, learning how to connect artificial intelligence with IoT devices using Python.
For our non-technical stream, taking a low/no-code approach in building intelligent models.

The bootcamp will cover the following content:
  • - Introduction to AI, machine learning and analytics
  • - Deeper dive into machine learning algorithms
  • - Hands on learning online modules and other resources
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Phase 2: Azure & Cloud Fundamentals

The second bootcamp of the Microsoft Student Accelerator program covers Azure & Cloud Fundamentals!
Learn about the technology of our future, Cloud Computing and how you can get started using it.

Accelerate your career in technology and become proficient in Microsoft's cloud platform, Azure.
This bootcamp will come with opportunities for you to become certified in Microsoft Azure!

This workshop will cover:
- Cloud Computing fundamentals
- Azure and what it provides
- Virtual Machines and Serverless Computing
- Building and deploying a no-code website using Azure
- Utilising Azure IoT hub to implement simple IoT solution
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Phase 3: Web Apps & APIs

The third and final bootcamp of the accelerator covers Web Apps and APIs.

Learn how to create your very own web application using Microsoft Azure and connect to other third-party services through external APIs.

This workshop will cover:
- Azure Web App Service
- Static Web Apps
- Azure API Apps
- Microsoft Power Platform
- Using the Common Data Model

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We work closely with students and teachers across Australia to empower students to reach their full potential and accelerate their careers into the ICT industry. We do so by holding workshops, events and competitions that allow students to actively learn and get involved in industry-focused content designed to upskill and prepare them for a future in ICT.

If you are a teacher, you can connect with one of our student representatives by emailing us at


Microsoft Student Accelerator is a great way for your company to work together with students on an interesting new ideas. Work together with students over 10 weeks to deliver a career-focused project of innovation. Students will be trained by Microsoft over various industry-relevant technologies such as React, JavaScript, C#, RESTful API, Microsoft Azure and more. In return you would provide the student team with a dedicated mentor. This allows students to have an opportunity to be involved with your company and gain industry experience before they graduate!

We expect employers to

- Provide a student group of 3 with an innovative collaborative project to work on over the 10-week period
- Involve students in company activities where possible, and help them gain insight on how your organisation operates
- Assign them a dedicated mentor
- Offer students opportunities for professional development
- Provide an opportunity for them to work in-house or remotely, with regular check-ins