UKIE Supporting UK Gov’s Kickstart Scheme – Applications Open

UKIE is joining the UKIE Government Kickstart scheme, to help fund games businesses to hire and train young people (aged 16-24) for roles within the videogames industry.

Games Jobs LIVE: The Next Generation

Games Jobs LIVE The Next Generation is a live online event for young people to let them know more about how to find a career in videogames.

Children’s Code Risk Workshop Announced

The Information Commisioners Office (ICO) is hosting a Children’s Code Risk Workshop on Thursday November 26 from 13.30 – 15.00. On September 2, in the UK, the Age-Appropriate Design Code came into force, with a 12 month transition period. This affects all online services used by children - including videogames. According to the ICO, the... Continue Reading →

Computer Games Journal Expanding Editorial Board

The Computer Games Journal is expanding Editorial Board as the journal reaches its 10th year of publication. Applicants from multiple disciplines are encouraged to apply.

#RaiseTheGameJam Entries Open

Entries have opened for the 2021 #RaiseTheGameJam, which challenges student teams from across the UK to create games focused on diversity & inclusion.

Scottish Finalists in TIGA Awards 2020

The nominees for the 2020 TIGA Awards have been announced, with several Scottish titles and companies up for awards.

Arise: Chris van der Kuyl CBE

The Queen's birthday honours list was published a few days ago, with our very own Chris van der Kuyl receiving a CBE (or Commander of the Order of the British Empire) for services to the economy. A CBE comes in third place in the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, just behind the GBE... Continue Reading →

Game Parade 2020 – Jam For Jobs

Game Parade 2020 is a brand new game jam, created specifically to help developers to find jobs within the UK games industry.

Games & Interactive Skills Review

ScreenSkills is inviting industry professionals based across Scotland to participate in workshops to help them determine which skills and what knowledge is required to work in job roles relating interactive media and videogames.

Tonight: One Special Night – LIVE

One Special Night is an evening of informative and entertaining punchy 10 minute talks by games industry legends to fundraise for Special Effect. It's a free livestream event, open to anyone - whether in the games industry, around it, or just a gamer eager to hear from the personailities behind some of the world's favourite... Continue Reading →

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