The Grads in Games Awards are back for 2021. Designed to recognise the work of universities, colleges, academics, students and studios in improving and encouraging graduate employment in the games industry; the Grads in Games Awards are the first of their kind.
Every year we work with thousands of students who are looking to break into the games sector, as well as hundreds of tutors, lecturers and academics, plus games studios from across the UK and Europe. We want to recognise all of those taking an active role in the education of future talent and in supporting the next generation of game developers.
From studios with industry-leading graduate recruitment strategies, to educators going the extra mile to nurture creative flair at an early stage, we want to make sure these efforts do not go unnoticed.
The 2021 awards cover the following categories:
Educational Institution Award
Student Hero Award
Student Game Award
Industry Advocate Award
Graduate Employer Award
Graduate Impact Award
Full details of each of these awards and eligibility requirements are available on the Grads In Games Awards page, along with your chance to nominate in each category.
We also have two student showcase awards, for Core Tech Programming and Technical Art, which we will be taking submissions for separately.
Nominations will close at midnight on February 28th, 2021. Shortlists will be released in early March and the award winners will be announced on March 31st 2021.