Hosted at London South Bank University the Ukie Student conference saw exclusive talks and workshops run by industry insiders.
Talks from influential industry names, touching on topics such as creative game design, business models, PR and how to build a career in the games industry were held throughout the day.
The event was generously supported by Jagex and Epic Games and was part of the London Games Festival.
Selected talks are available to view below:
Ukie is bringing our annual Student Conference to London, all as part of the 2017 London Games Festival. Our fourth Ukie Student Conference: South will arrive at London South Bank University on Wednesday 5 April for a day of inspiring talks and exclusive workshops for over 200 students from our Ukie Student membership.
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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.
Green Jamwich challenges you to establish teams with your fellow students and compete against other educational institutions across the nation.
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GamesAid is a UK based video games charity which acts as an umbrella to support a number of smaller charities who help disadvantaged and disabled children and young people. The money raised every year may for example help a young child going through bereavement, help a family afford a new wheelchair not available on the NHS or help a severely disabled child to unwind and play games just like those fortunate enough to do so!
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Ukie: Please can you introduce yourself and your current role in a few sentences.
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We are a young start up company called Foam and are just about to release a new game, Drive Any Track, as F2P on IOS and on PC in May this year. Our office is in Soho and we’re looking for two graduates who would be able to join our team and work on site. We are looking for general all rounder's with good C Sharp and Unity ability, one leading the coding and the other more on game design side.