Well; that was unexpected! Grads in Games Awards nominees are now all in and recorded. Not only did you come out in force to vote for those working incredibly hard in games industry education, you broke our all-time record for submissions! It’s heartwarming to see so many messages of support for lecturers, students, studios and […]
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. […]
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!
With two weeks still to register, over 500 students from 83 universities across the UK and Europe have already signed up for the Search For A Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star challenges. This year has seen a surge in entries from key games universities, with Sheffield Hallam University way out in front.
Our Get In The Game tour is live, and what a week it’s been! We began this week in Scotland’s wonderful capital, visiting The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Napier University and Heriot-Watt University. We had a great turn-out at all three universities, making Edinburgh a fantastic start to the 53 day tour. It was then on to […]
Record number of games published as part of this year’s competition, from 40 students across 25 universities.
Check out our gallery of student art projects, creating assets for Unreal Tournament for the 2016 Search For A Star & Rising Star competitions.
This year has been our most exciting year yet, also being the first year that we’ve hosted competitions for both games code and art.
The finalists for 2016 are….