Rounding up our 2019 academic year with the ninth annual Search For A Star finals, conference day & the return of the Grads In Games Awards
The Grads In Games Awards returns to celebrate those who have made a real impact in improving the links between the games industry & education.
Our 2019 Grads in Games awards shortlist is here! We’ve had a truly fantastic response to the awards this year, it’s been a record year for nominations, increasing by 24% from 2018. You really have helped us to highlight and celebrate all the super studios, amazing academics, star students and upstanding universities with your nominations. […]
We’re a big chunk of the way into Search For A Star 2019, so here’s a wrap up of the entry stats & leading games universities for this years challenges!
See which universities are topping the list of entrants, with just one week left to register students for the 2019 game dev challenges!
The Search for a Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star 2018 challenges have come to a close. 2018 has been one of the best so far, with such a high calibre of students that even getting to the finals was a close challenge, let alone our judges having to make a final decision on the […]
You have already been able to read about some of the amazing video games veterans who have helped assess this year’s submissions. Today, we will introduce our coding finalists. This is the nitty-gritty of games development, turning matrix style lines of alpha-numeric encryption into games you can play. These finalists have been assessed, not only on […]
Search for a Star 2018 Meet the Finalists – Animation It has been almost 6 months since this year’s Search for a Star started accepting its 1st Round of submissions back in September last year. Now, with Final’s Day almost upon us, we have whittled things down to a handful of amazing finalists. You have […]
Search for a Star 2018 – Finalists Confirmed With Final’s Day a little over 2 weeks away we are proud to announce the full list of this year’s lucky challenge Finalists. With months of hard work behind them, these lucky few will progress to Final’s Day, at Sheffield Hallam University. There they will face an expert […]
Thank you to all the lecturers, tutors and universities for their support and encouraging students to get involved. It is no coincidence that almost all of the top 10 universities below can boast multiple Search for a Star winners, finalists and high achievers!