Our members

Our members make us what we are. 

We represent almost 400 games businesses, from large format holders such as Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo and all the biggest global games publishers to promising small start-ups, rising stars and established bigger studios creating some of the best games in the world.

If you’re a businesses that makes or sells games in the UK or provides services or support to the UK games industry you can be part of the network. 

Why join Ukie?

Access Creative College

Access Creative College (ACC) is a national FE training provider delivering creative post-16 courses in seven locations across England. It has around 2000 FE students studying games, media, music and events. It also has a growing HE degree offer, delivered at four UK campuses, working in partnership with Nottingham Trent University.

The college runs a Level 2 Games Design course and Games Art and Games Technology courses at Level 3. It is set to run a games foundation degree from 2020.

AIM Awards

Apprenticeship End Point Assessment Organisation with a specialist interest in the creative industries. Our flagship qualifications are the Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Games, Animation and VFX Skills (Tech Level), designed and maintained in partnership with employers across the games, animation and vfx industries. We work closely with The NextGen Skills Academy to support further education centres to deliver the qualifications with input from industry.

Cambridge Regional College

UAL Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology (Games Development)

Level 3 Games Development at Cambridge Regional College firmly places students on their first steps into the games industry. Learners will gain experience with multiple tools, software and processes in order to learn how to design, develop and publish their very own games.

Canterbury Christ Church University

The School of Media, Art and Design at Canterbury Christ Church University is one of the longest-established schools of its kind in the UK and is celebrating its 38th anniversary this year. We offer undergraduate programmes in games design, television, radio, film, digital media, graphic design, photography, journalism, media and communication and public relations; an MA by Research; and PhD research supervision in Media and Cultural Studies and Film Studies. Our programmes integrate theory with practice and creativity with professionalism.

Code Kingdoms

Code Kingdoms teaches Computer Science and programming in a way that’s fun for kids. Kids design their own game levels with real JavaScript code they then share and challenge friends with. 

Kids even write the game's code with us. Help us on our journey by playing the test version and providing feedback before we officially launch in December 2014. 

De Montfort University

De Montfort University (DMU) offers the perfect combination of award-winning teaching, world-class facilities and a fantastic student experience. We are proud to have leapt into the top 50 UK universities with the best employment rates and the top 40 UK universities for student satisfaction.

Based in Leicester, in the heart of England, DMU is a vibrant, multicultural hub of creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. We provide a supportive learning environment in which our students are encouraged to hone their skills, be creative and defy the status quo.

Games Britannia

Games Britannia is a schools videogame festival aimed at inspiring the next generation of British videogame talent.

The festival is aimed at young people aged between 11 and 18, and a smaller number of children aged from 5 to 11. Through a range of exciting, engaging and educational workshops, lectures and activities we hope to inspire and empower children to become to game designers, coders, musicians and artists of the future.

London South Bank University

London South Bank University is one of London's largest and oldest universities.

Since 1892, we've been providing vocationally-relevant, accredited and professionally recognised education.

We're a cosmopolitan university with over 25,000 students drawn from over 130 countries. We received the highest possible rating for the quality of our education from the independent Quality Assurance Agency (QAA).

Middlesex University

They provide academic qualifications in a wide range of disciplines.

They offer summer School and CPD programmes to deliver specific learning to individuals and organisations.

They undertake research relevant to the interactive entertainment industry.

They work in partnership with a large number of organisations and employers delivering work based learning programmes. These programmes are designed to meet the specific needs of organisations, employers and sectors.

Nescot

North East Surrey College of Technology has become one of Further Education's success stories as we progress  towards being recognised as outstanding.  In 2010, Ofsted rated Nescot as Outstanding for Leadership, Management, Capacity to Improve, Care & Support for Students, Tutorials, Enrichment, Safeguarding and Financial Management.

At Nescot we want to help you succeed in your ambitions. Our students value our welcoming, friendly and caring atmosphere and our lively learning community will help you to make the most of your time with us.

NextGen Skills Academy

NextGen Skills Academy (NextGen) is an industry-led education initiative to develop the next generation of talent for the Games, Animation and VFX industries. We develop and offer Higher Level Apprenticeships, new entry level qualifications, short courses for professionals and taster sessions for young people — all designed to meet the skills needs of employers. 

North East Surrey College of Technology

North East Surrey College of Technology has become one of Further Education's success stories as we progress towards being recognised as outstanding.

Attracting learners from the local community, nationally and from overseas, our range of courses include Further Education, Higher Education, professional, leisure, short, full and part-time courses.

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