After two successful Ukie student conferences back in October, Ukie are holding another student conference in London during the London Games Festival on the 2nd of April.
The conference will feature a day of inspiring talks and CV workshop for over 200 students on the Ukie’s Student Membership programme. As always, Ukie is calling for a small army of diverse games industry volunteers, whatever job and level they are in, to help make it happen.
Writing Portfolios are the magic way into the industry!!
This blog was kindly put together by Andrew Walsh.
We’ve all heard it. Get a portfolio said the writing panel/advice/speaker in what is the latest throwaway, simple advice that instantly builds a career…. So, let’s talk about portfolios, pulling the magic rabbit out of the hat and what that means for getting into the industry.
Game Jam Winners Revealed!
With 260 students participating in the Game Jam spread over 55 Teams from 15 educational institutions, this was the initiatives biggest and best Game Jam yet. Year on year there is an increasing level of competition as students continue to improve and impress with their submissions.
Ukie Students unveil their biggest nationwide Student Game Jam ever. Made up of over 250 students, from over 15 educational institutions, 55 teams competed to have their game crowned the cream of the crop and awarded with a plethora of prizes.
These prizes include:
Back by popular demand, Ukie’s annual Student Conference returns. This years conferences will be held at Staffordshire University and Abertay University.
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: