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  • 16-17 18+

    Esports in Education Conference 2021

    24th March | 10:00
    British Esports Association

    Esports in Education Conference 2021

    24th March | 10:00
    British Esports Association

    The Esports in Education Conference 2021 sets the scene for an open discussion around skills pipelines from education at…

  • 8-11 12-15 16-17 18+

    Ultimate Games Careers Lesson Pack

    26th March | 09:00
    Digital Schoolhouse

    Ultimate Games Careers Lesson Pack

    26th March | 09:00
    Digital Schoolhouse

    Digital Schoolhouse and Into Games have created a bumper lesson pack for schools to use during Games Careers Week and…

  • 12-15 16-17 18+

    Ukie Student Conference: Live

    26th March | 09:00 to 17:00
    Ukie

    Ukie Student Conference: Live

    26th March | 09:00 to 17:00
    Ukie

    The Ukie Student Conference: Live will have exclusive talks from industry insiders from all sectors such as PR, game…

  • 8-11 12-15 16-17 18+

    Games Career Profiles at the National Videogame Museum

    26th March | 09:00
    The BGI

    Games Career Profiles at the National Videogame Museum

    26th March | 09:00
    The BGI

    An online set of resources for families, presenting answers young people have asked game developers about games careers…

  • 16-17 18+

    Games Professionals Q&A

    26th March | 12:00 to 13:00
    Cheadle 6th Form College

    Games Professionals Q&A

    26th March | 12:00 to 13:00
    Cheadle 6th Form College

    Games professionals will answer questions from students about their jobs, what they do and how they got there!

  • 16-17 18+

    Using Game Engines and VR to create Concerts, Digital Experiences and Theatre

    26th March | 15:30 to 16:30
    Rose Bruford College of Theatre & Performance

    Using Game Engines and VR to create Concerts, Digital Experiences and Theatre

    26th March | 15:30 to 16:30
    Rose Bruford College of Theatre & Performance

    This event is for people who would like to learn more about two new Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance…

  • 16-17 18+

    How Tranzfuser can bolster your games career

    26th March | 16:00
    Tranzfuser (UK Games Talent and Finance)

    How Tranzfuser can bolster your games career

    26th March | 16:00
    Tranzfuser (UK Games Talent and Finance)

    Join us on Twitch as we catch up with the Tranzfuser alumni! We’ll discuss what has happened since they took part in…

  • 8-11 12-15 16-17 18+

    Careers Q&A with Sumo Digital and the National Videogame Museum

    26th March | 16:30 to 17:30
    The BGI

    Careers Q&A with Sumo Digital and the National Videogame Museum

    26th March | 16:30 to 17:30
    The BGI

    Livestreams with developers from National Videogame Museum’s local game development powerhouse: Sumo Digital!

  • 16-17 18+

    Portfolio Pitstop

    27th March | 10:00
    Into Games

    Portfolio Pitstop

    27th March | 10:00
    Into Games

    Get top-level, quick portfolio feedback from industry professionals on Twitter! Share your games portfolio with…

  • 16-17 18+

    The Grads in Games Student Conference 2021

    29th March | 10:00
    Grads in Games

    The Grads in Games Student Conference 2021

    29th March | 10:00
    Grads in Games

    The Grads In Games Student Conference is back for 2021 as part of Games Careers Week, with a lineup packed with games…

  • 12-15 16-17 18+

    Flex your Skills and Win some Stuff!

    29th March | 10:00
    nDreams

    Flex your Skills and Win some Stuff!

    29th March | 10:00
    nDreams

    A week long competition for Designers!

  • 18+

    British Esports Association Educational Livestream

    29th March | 1000
    British Esports Association

    British Esports Association Educational Livestream

    29th March | 1000
    British Esports Association

    Esports educators and industry join a stream to discuss esports careers and opportunities amongst students and…

  • 8-11 12-15 16-17 18+

    Poke Pixels!

    29th March | 11:00 to 19:00
    Triangular Pixels

    Poke Pixels!

    29th March | 11:00 to 19:00
    Triangular Pixels

    Ask the award winning Cornish games studio Triangular Pixels about making your own games from home!

  • 18+

    Why Are Games Credits So Long? Analytics and Other Teams You Might Not Know in Games

    29th March | 18:00 to 19:00
    Square Enix

    Why Are Games Credits So Long? Analytics and Other Teams You Might Not Know in Games

    29th March | 18:00 to 19:00
    Square Enix

    When considering a career in games, many people immediately jump to the hands-on roles – game designers, programmers,…

  • 8-11 12-15 16-17 18+

    Ubisoft – Advice for our Younger Selves

    30th March |
    Ubisoft – Future Games of London

    Ubisoft – Advice for our Younger Selves

    30th March |
    Ubisoft – Future Games of London

    Honest, raw feedback and insight from Ubisoft FGOL teams that they wish they could have had when they were starting out…

  • 16-17 18+

    The University Open Day

    30th March | 10:00
    Grads in Games

    The University Open Day

    30th March | 10:00
    Grads in Games

    Do you want a career making games? Are you currently at school or college and thinking about university applications…

  • 18+

    Career Connector

    30th March | 10:00
    Grads in Games

    Career Connector

    30th March | 10:00
    Grads in Games

    On March 30th 2021 Grads in Games introduces a new brand of graduate careers fair for the games industry. We understand…

  • 18+

    How Tranzfuser can bolster your games career

    30th March | 14:00
    Tranzfuser (UK Games Talent and Finance)

    How Tranzfuser can bolster your games career

    30th March | 14:00
    Tranzfuser (UK Games Talent and Finance)

    Join us on Twitch as we catch up with the Tranzfuser alumni! We’ll discuss what has happened since they took part in…

  • 16-17 18+

    Electronic Arts’ PRIDE Employee Group presents: Let’s talk about money!

    30th March | 14:00
    Electronic Arts

    Electronic Arts’ PRIDE Employee Group presents: Let’s talk about money!

    30th March | 14:00
    Electronic Arts

    Jasmin Dawes is one of the co-leads of the UK chapter of the PRIDE employee resource group at Electronic Arts, and works…

  • 16-17 18+

    How to Prepare For Your First Role in Games

    30th March | 16:00 to 17:00
    Into Games

    How to Prepare For Your First Role in Games

    30th March | 16:00 to 17:00
    Into Games

    A live panel discussion from industry experts from, Electronic Arts (Apex Legends, The Sims), Creative Assembly (Total…

  • 16-17 18+

    A-Level Game Programming Resources from Sumo Digital and the SWICS

    30th March | 16:30 to 17:30
    SWiCS

    A-Level Game Programming Resources from Sumo Digital and the SWICS

    30th March | 16:30 to 17:30
    SWiCS

    Students from the Sheffield Women in Computer Science (SWiCS) society talk to the NVM about promoting careers in…

  • 12-15 16-17 18+

    Work + Play: Mental Health In Video Games

    30th March | 19:00 to 20:30
    mayamada

    Work + Play: Mental Health In Video Games

    30th March | 19:00 to 20:30
    mayamada

    What effect does playing video games have on our mental health? Join us for an open discussion on the impact gaming has…

  • 16-17 18+

    Q&A (Question & Advice) with industry experts!

    30th March | 19:00 to 20:30
    BAME In Games

    Q&A (Question & Advice) with industry experts!

    30th March | 19:00 to 20:30
    BAME In Games

    BAME in Games is delighted to be hosting a Q&A (Question & Advice) featuring 7 distinguished members of the games…

  • 16-17 18+

    The Grads in Games Awards 2021

    31st March | 09:30 to 18:00
    Grads in Games

    The Grads in Games Awards 2021

    31st March | 09:30 to 18:00
    Grads in Games

    The Grads In Games Awards recognise the people, studios and institutions that have made a real impact in improving the…

  • 16-17 18+

    Games Education Summit Day 1

    31st March | 09:30 to 17:00
    The BGI

    Games Education Summit Day 1

    31st March | 09:30 to 17:00
    The BGI

    Hear cutting edge best practice, with innovators and leaders in games companies and education sharing how they’ve…

  • 8-11 12-15 16-17 18+

    DigiGirlz Gaming Day

    31st March | 10:00
    Microsoft DigiGirlz

    DigiGirlz Gaming Day

    31st March | 10:00
    Microsoft DigiGirlz

    “New to DigiGirlz we are hosting a day solely around gaming, starting with ideation to game creation. We are being…

  • 16-17 18+

    Electronic Arts’ Black EA Team (Beat!) presents: Careers in Marketing

    31st March | 11:00
    Electronic Arts

    Electronic Arts’ Black EA Team (Beat!) presents: Careers in Marketing

    31st March | 11:00
    Electronic Arts

    Beat! Lead Arielle Vieira chats to Sola Kasali about her career in Marketing at Electronic Arts. Hear about Sola’s…

  • 12-15 16-17 18+

    Electronic Arts: Our Work Is Play – Meet the Talent Team

    31st March | 13:00
    Electronic Arts

    Electronic Arts: Our Work Is Play – Meet the Talent Team

    31st March | 13:00
    Electronic Arts

    At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We bring great entertainment to people around the world and…

  • 16-17 18+

    The Inside Scoop on Working in Games

    31st March | 15:00 to 16:00
    Payload Studios

    The Inside Scoop on Working in Games

    31st March | 15:00 to 16:00
    Payload Studios

    Join us for this online panel where our speakers will offer an insight into what it’s like working in different areas…

  • 8-11 12-15 16-17 18+

    Developing Lost Words: Beyond the Page

    31st March | 15:00
    Sketchbook Games

    Developing Lost Words: Beyond the Page

    31st March | 15:00
    Sketchbook Games

    Mark will be talking about the journey of developing his studio’s debut title, Lost Words: Beyond the Page, which is an…

  • 16-17 18+

    The Women from Women in Games talk about getting into the industry and how they got there

    31st March | 18:00 to 19:00
    Women in Games

    The Women from Women in Games talk about getting into the industry and how they got there

    31st March | 18:00 to 19:00
    Women in Games

    We will be uploading some of our recordings from our recent Careers event and also some never seen before “My Story”…

  • 16-17 18+

    Games Education Summit Day 2

    01st April | 09:30 to 17:00
    The BGI

    Games Education Summit Day 2

    01st April | 09:30 to 17:00
    The BGI

    On Day 2 students, interns and young developers will deliver valuable insights into their pathways towards careers in…

  • 16-17 18+

    Electronic Arts’ Black EA Team (Beat!) presents: Careers in Finance

    01st April | 11:00 to 11:45
    Electronic Arts

    Electronic Arts’ Black EA Team (Beat!) presents: Careers in Finance

    01st April | 11:00 to 11:45
    Electronic Arts

    Careers in Games aren’t just about developers. At Electronic Arts, we need all kinds of talented and skilled people to…

  • 16-17 18+

    Show me your Hire Love

    01st April | 11:00
    TT Odyssey

    Show me your Hire Love

    01st April | 11:00
    TT Odyssey

    Hop onto the Hire Kart with Ian and his 20 year games career riding shotgun, let him help you slipstream the pitfalls of…

  • 16-17 18+

    nDreams – What’s it really like… “Day in the Life of a Designer”

    01st April | 11:00 to 13:00
    nDreams

    nDreams – What’s it really like… “Day in the Life of a Designer”

    01st April | 11:00 to 13:00
    nDreams

    An nDreams Junior Design that has come direct from university to us, he is now a finalist in the Grads awards. He will…

  • 16-17 18+

    Search for a Star 2021 Winners Presentation

    01st April | 12:30 to 13:30
    Grads in Games

    Search for a Star 2021 Winners Presentation

    01st April | 12:30 to 13:30
    Grads in Games

    Search for a Star & its companion challenge, Rising Star, are designed alongside leading studios and game developers to…

  • 16-17 18+

    Electronic Arts’ Women’s Ultimate Team presents: Careers in Marketing and Media

    01st April | 13:00
    Electronic Arts

    Electronic Arts’ Women’s Ultimate Team presents: Careers in Marketing and Media

    01st April | 13:00
    Electronic Arts

    Join Catherine Becker (Head of Media) as she chats to four inspiring professionals from across EA’s marketing team. …

  • 12-15 16-17 18+

    Get your Foot in The Door

    01st April | 13:00 to 15:00
    nDreams

    Get your Foot in The Door

    01st April | 13:00 to 15:00
    nDreams

    At nDreams, we want people to have the strongest chance and put their best foot first.

  • 16-17 18+

    Twitch Success & Gaining an audience: Streamer 101

    01st April | 18:00 to 19:00
    Game Academy

    Twitch Success & Gaining an audience: Streamer 101

    01st April | 18:00 to 19:00
    Game Academy

    Game Academy invites all aspiring streamers to an amazing event and discussion on how to achieve your dreams.Their…

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About the BGI

The BGI is a charity number 1183530 which educates the public about games through the National Videogame Museum, training and research.

About Into Games
About Into Games

Into Games is a national non-profit Community Interest Company that supports people from all backgrounds in finding rewarding careers in games.

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About Grads for Games

Grads in Games is a non-profit Community Interest Company which equips students with the skills games employers need.

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