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Digi-Key Announces Partnership with Student Circuit for Freshers Week Events and Competition


Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, and Student Circuit, an online resource for anyone undertaking further education within the world of electronics, today announced a competition to win 10 SNAPTAIN drones and one InstaLab Kit at 10 universities during the Freshers Week events 10th of September to 2nd of October, 2019.

UK university students can enter the competition, and other Digi-Key giveaways, at one of the university events at Digi-Key & Student Circuit’s booth or via the Student Circuit competition page.

The InstaLab award competition reflects Digi-Key’s continued commitment to students and makers worldwide, fueling their innovation with over 10,000 boards and modules to assist in any student’s design or project, a wide variety of online resources, conversion calculators, how-to articles and videos, datasheets, multimedia libraries, and more.

The InstaLab Kit donated by Digi-Key is a mobile laboratory featuring a wide range of tools and devices for experiments, designed as a means to shape a dorm room into a space for a maker and/or student with everything needed to measure, observe, design, and make electronics ideas a reality. Student Circuit is also partnering with Digi-Key to give away 10 SNAPTAIN S5C drones featuring a 720P HD camera, voice control and a gesture control RC quadcopter.

More than 113,000 students at universities across the UK are expected to attend the Freshers Week events.

“Digi-Key’s partnership with Student Circuit to sponsor these Freshers Week events demonstrates what continues to be the heart and soul of our company: supplying innovation for the next generation of engineers and makers,” said Ian Wallace, Director, EMEA business development at Digi-Key.

The Freshers Week events where Digi-Key & Student Circuit will be exhibiting include:

Sept. 10 – 11: The University of Edinburgh
Sept. 17: University of Strathclyde
Sept. 18: University of Glasgow
Sept. 19: The University of Liverpool
Sept. 23 – 24: University of Leeds
Sept. 26 – 27: University of Nottingham
Sept. 29: University College London
Sept. 30 – Oct. 1: Newcastle University
Oct. 1: Imperial College London
Oct. 2: University of Sheffield

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