2018 Get In The Game Careers Events

Get in the Game student games careers events, talks and workshops

Get in the Game is our leading series of careers events for games students. We visit key universities across the UK and Europe with a team of games industry experts, providing detailed CV and portfolio guidance, workshops with hints and tips to increase employability, and help students learn the skills that games studios are really looking for.

News article : The 2018 Get In The Game careers events are coming to a university near you!

With direct support from the games industry, the tour delivers talks, advice and workshops from specialist games recruiters Aardvark Swift and representatives from UK games studios. This is a unique opportunity for students to learn about the industry and how to make themselves stand out, straight from games professionals.

Our audience is a strong majority of students from UK Universities, typically studying or soon to graduate from courses across Computer Science, Games Programming, Games Art, Animation and VFX. We visit between 30 and 60 universities each year, depending on availability, meeting up to 3000 students in the next generation of the games industry.

During last year’s tour we were joined by guest speakers from studios including Boss Alien, nDreams, Playground Games, Rebellion, AMD, Futurlab, Red Kite Games & more.

The core Get In The Game careers session is based directly on feedback from studios who take part in our annual graduate recruitment survey of the UK game industry. The talks highlight the benefits and reality of a career in video games development, giving students the guidance they need on how to prepare themselves & improve their employability.

We’re still adding to the 2018 tour, so if you’re a university, interested in sponsoring, or a member of industry who wants to get involved, we’d love to hear from you! Contact Sharan Bassi for more information on 01709834777 or email at sharan@aswift.com.

If we’re visiting your university & you’d like to learn more or raise awareness of the event with students, you can also download our Get In The Game information pack

2018 Events Listings

Sep 26
Get In The Game Careers Talks; Breda University of Applied Sciences
Room S0.001 - Breda University of Applied Sciences 1 Monseigneur Hopmansstraat, 4817 JT Breda
Sep 27
Get In The Game Careers Talks; Howest DAE
Howest The Level - 2 Botenkopersstraat, 8500 Kortrijk
Oct 03
Get In The Game Careers Talks; University of Hull
LT27, Wilberforce - The University of Hull, Hull, HU5 2EG
Oct 17
Get In The Game Careers Talks; Abertay University
2516 Main lecture theatre - Abertay University, Dundee, DD1 1HG
Oct 23
Get In The Game Careers Talks; Buckinghamshire New University
Lecture Theatre 2, Owen Harris Building - Buckinghamshire New University, Uxbridge, UB8 1NA
Oct 24
Get in the Game Careers Talks; Solent University
Jane Austen Lecture Theatre (TS010) - Spark Building Solent University, Southampton, SO14 0YN
Oct 25
Get In The Game Careers Talks; University of Portsmouth
Room EW1.11 Eldon Building - University of Portsmouth Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP
Oct 26
Get In The Game Careers Talks; Bournemouth University
Lawrence Lecture Theatre - Bournemouth University, Poole, BH12 5BB
Oct 31
Get In The Game Careers Talks; University of Hertfordshire
Rooms A166 and A161 - University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, AL10 9AB
Nov 01
Get In The Game Careers Talks; Goldsmiths
Goldsmiths, University of London - 8 Lewisham Way, London, SE14 6NW
Nov 01
Get In The Game Careers Talks; SAE Institute
Lecture Theatre 1 - SAE Institute London 297 Kingsland Road, London, E8 4DD
Nov 06
Get In The Game Careers Talks; Gamercamp, BCU
Birmingham City University - 5 Cardigan Street, Birmingham, B4 7BD
Nov 07
Get In The Game Careers Talks; Staffordshire University
Staffordshire University - S505 Mellor Building Digital Kiln, Stoke-on-Trent, England ST4 2DE
Nov 14
Get In The Game Careers Talks; UCLAN
University of Central Lancashire - Fylde Road, Preston, PR1 2HE
Nov 21
Get In The Game Careers Talks; University of York
University of York - Piazza Building, Heslington, England YO10 5DD
Nov 21
Get In The Game Careers Talks; Sheffield Hallam
Cantor 9130 - Sheffield Hallam University Arundel Street, Sheffield, S1 1WB
Nov 28
Get In The Game Careers Talks; Teesside University
G0.54 Grieg Building - Teesside University Southfield Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 3BX