Today is the final day of our Scotland/North East leg of the tour. Only two universities today to finish the leg and making it 14 universities in a week. Ourselves and the Boss Alien guys made the early trip back up to Durham University for a 10am start.
After working ourselves through the maze of buildings and refurbishment that was going on, we finally made it to the room and presented the first talk of the day to a number of keen, academically strong, computer science students.
With a couple of hours to spare, we sat and had a coffee with a number of the students who wanted to speak to us after the event. It was great to speak to them one to one. Bangs and Matteo were even discussing arduino’s, 3d printers, quad copters and the bagel day. All the perks of working at Boss Alien being shares.
We then packed up and made the trip to our final talk of the day, and the week, the University of Sunderland. Where we were greeted by the very friendly lecturer, Chris Knowles. He kindly led us to the lecture theatre where the final talk would be held. Boss Alien were especially pleased as the High Tec lecture theatre, was one of the first this week to cater for their Mac Book Pro presentation.
With over 30 games and computer science students in attendance, this was a great talk to end the week on. Including one, very passionate, CSR Racing fan. The talk was well received by all and completed a great first week of the tour.
Going our separate ways to Bangs and Matteo, they headed off back to Newcastle, where they will catch a plane back to sunny Brighton. It’s been a great week with the guys and the talks have been great when they have presented, so we would like to thank Boss Alien for offering up some of their busy schedule to be part of the Get in the Game talks for the very first time.
We are now setting off on the 2 hour drive back home to catch some well earned rest.
And it’s not long before it all begins again on Monday, starting in the South East of England. Where we will be visiting; East Anglia University, Anglia Ruskin and Essex. Before heading back to Yorkshire to visit our more local universities.
Make sure you keep checking out the tour diary all throughout the tour. We hope you enjoyed the first week of the tour, I know we did.
14 down….only 53 more to go!