Congratulations to Emily Harrison from Teesside University, our Character Art winner of Search For A Star 2020! Emily reached the final interview after scoring highly across all criteria in the project stage with her Kid character, as well as achieving the highest Creative score across the challenges. Working her way up through Sumo Digital Rising […]
A key aspect of our Search For A Star challenges is to help improve the links between the games industry and education. We work closely with leading studios to create the challenges, based directly on the skills and knowledge those studios are looking for when hiring graduate and junior developers. By incorporating studio expectations & […]
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.
The award-nominated Grads In Games team are visiting over 60 universities across the UK in November to deliver free games careers advice & insight.
Another packed day of the Get In The Game tour visiting universities in the north west, featuring Boss Alien, Microsoft, Sumo Digital, Konami and more!