The Ukie Student Conference will return to Staffordshire University this year on October 25th.
Now in its fourth year the conference is a fantastic opportunity for Ukie's student members to attend exclusive talks and workshops from industry insiders from all areas of the sector, learning about different career paths and what it will take to build a successful career in games.
Ukie Student Conference: North - Call for Speakers
Our fith annual Ukie Student Conference: North will arrive at Staffordshire University on Wednesday 25 October for a day of inspiring talks and exclusive workshops for over 200 of our Ukie Student membership and we’re looking for a small army of games industry volunteers to help us make it happen.
Ukie congratulated 3 winning teams for winning the fourth annual Ukie Student Game Jam 2017 by presenting them with their trophies.
The 3 teams won prizes for "Best Game", "Best Concept" and the "Accessibility Award".
This year's game jam was sponsored by Criterion Games, Gram Games and Unity. The Jam ran from the 17th - 19th May. 22 teams from Ukie's student membership competed against each other to create a winning game in 48 hours, using the theme 'empowerment'.
We are very pleased to annouce the three winning teams from the fourth annual Ukie Student game jam.
Best Game - "My Body, My Choice" by A Jam Gem from NFTS
Team Members - Gracie Drake, Daisy Fernandez, Shane Hou, Joel Marshall and Michael Murray.
Best Concept - "Legion" by The Senate from Chester University
Ukie CEO Dr Jo Twist reveals this years Ukie Student Game Jam theme "Empowerment".
21 teams from across Ukie’s UK-wide student membership compete over 48 hours between 17-19 May.
This is the fourth year that Ukie have run the competition, which is designed to increase student’s learnings outside of the classroom and give them tangible game making experience, as well as building links between the educational institutions and industry.
There are two different awards up for grabs one for the "Best Game" and the "Acessibilty Award".
Ukie Student Game Jam Winners Collect Their Trophies
Ukie congratulated 'A Loaded Teaspoon' from Brunel University for winning the third annual Ukie Student Game Jam 2016 by presenting them with their trophies today.
The team won the prestigious Ukie Student Game Jam trophy, as well as the award for the most accessible game.
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