We’re now officially midway through Search For A Star and the 250 students who made it through to round 2 are hard at work coding their games and creating works of art. While our students are at work, now is a good time to take a peek at what tasks they’ll be working on until […]
It’s been the biggest year yet for Search For A Star and Rising Star. The student games programming competition has continued to see strong numbers of students undertaking our C++ HackerRank test, while in our second year hosting the student games art competition has seen submissions almost double. A total of 624 students have submitted […]
The first round for Search For A Star and Rising Star is now officially closed for all artist and programmers. 624 Students over 75 different universities both in the UK and internationally competed, with Sheffield Hallam University, Staffordshire University, UCLAN, and the University of Hertfordshire providing a large amount of contestants each. The first round […]
Introducing our new Grads In Games partner Gamer Camp who are sponsoring our Search For A Star competition. Created and staffed by industry veterans, Gamer Camp is a unique finishing school for game developers (including coders, artists, designers and producers), designed to give graduates the skills and experience the games industry demands. Endorsed by the the […]
Grads In Games is thrilled to partner with PlayStation First for our Search For A Star competition. PlayStation First is Sony Interactive Entertainment’s (SIE) Global Academic Program, designed to inspire and encourage the new wave of developers to create games across all PlayStation platforms. Universities signed up to PlayStation First can access PlayStation […]
Get In The Game is over for another year, and what a tour it’s been! This year’s been our biggest and longest tour yet, visiting a total of 64 universities across 8 weeks. In total, 2000 students and 70 academics and lecturers came along to our talks, and it’s been great to see so […]
Round 1 for the Search For A Star completions is now open, and information on the first stage is on its way out to all those who have pre-registered!
We’ve just reached our final stop on our Get In The Game 2016 journey: Bournemouth University. But before we kick off our talk, we’re enjoying some chill time with lecturer Christos Gatzidis, who has kindly treated us to a hot coffee! It’s been a whirlwind of a tour and we’ve loved meeting so […]
We’ve travelled a long way this week to visit universities in the South for the penultimate week of our Get In The Game tour. https://twitter.com/ASwift_James/status/803531253450424320 Beginning the week at the UWE Bristol and the University of Bath, we enjoyed some lovely views on the way to Southampton. Beautiful views in Bath on our way to Winchester! […]
Revisiting our entrants, their companions from SFAS Art, what the competition can achieve, and the final reveal of the winners!