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Microsoft Certifications Test Fest

MOS Test Fest

Through our relationship with Microsoft and Prodigy Learning, we are excited to announce an offer to support students from Newcastle University Business School to build your digital skills and prepare for your future career. During March and April Microsoft have organised two Microsoft Office Specialist Test Fests and we have been invited to take part. With digital skills being in such high demand you can showcase your ability, build your profile, and gain professional certifications from Microsoft with this opportunity.

 These industry-recognised certifications are being offered 100% free for both students and teachers as part of this exclusive offer.  You will be required to self-study and take a practice test in readiness for the online exam. There are two testing dates, one in March and another in April.

 You will learn essential Microsoft Office skills that are in high demand by employers, certify on one or more Microsoft Office Specialist exams, and build digital capability to share on your LinkedIn profile.

This is a time-limited opportunity to empower you to achieve a certification in Microsoft Office.  Here are the key facts you need:


  • Registration now open.
  • Various Test Fest dates available throughout April and May



  • Register today and start your learning with:
  • LearnKey video tutorials
  • GMetrix Practice Tests
  • Support from Cloud Ready


Once you have registered, look out for your e-mail from Cloud Ready Skills that will have the link to your personal learning page

You will need a pc running windows and office 365, (remember you can get O365 from the university).

You will need to be able to download the G Metrix Software onto your device, you won’t be able to do this on a University Cluster PC.

The picture below shows you the process to go through:


Please watch this video which explains why digital skill are important for you and importantly it explains the process for taking your certifications:

Why and how to gain Microsoft Office Certifications


We would be very grateful if you would complete the following survey, this is for research purposes and will help to inform future needs for digital skills provisions.

Microsoft Office Certification Digital Skills Questionnaire


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