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Below you will find a range of permanent resources running year round.
We have added age badges to guide you towards sites that have resources appropriate for the age group listed.
Parents – please note that our age badges are not certified age ratings so we recommend you review all materials to decide if they are appropriate for your child.
Free 4 week course on starting games careers with developer interviews, CV and interview advice.
A comprehensive guide to different games careers with learning journeys for different age groups.
Free library of videos from professionals in the games industry providing advice and guidance
Videos and advice on every Esports career from the UK’s national Esports body.
A database of industry roles with videos, career steps and age-appropriate guidance
Exciting short videos from games professionals sharing what they do and why.
750 hours of free live/on-demand learning content from the games engine developer Unity.
Games professionals mentor young people (16+) starting their games careers.
Mentoring programme to help under-represented genders to work in the UK games industry.
Free learning platform offering courses & learning paths from Unreal Engine developer Epic Games
A huge list of global game jams for people to get experience making games in teams
Video and text-based courses using the games engine designed for all experience levels.
250+ free and paid video courses on all kinds of games development for all experience levels.
Games Careers Week is a free non-profit event organised and funded by the BGI, Into Games and Grads in Games, supported by TIGA, NextGen Skills Academy, Gamesindustry.biz and Ukie
The BGI is a charity number 1183530 which educates the public about games through the National Videogame Museum, training and research.
Into Games is a national non-profit Community Interest Company that supports people from all backgrounds in finding rewarding careers in games.
Grads in Games is a non-profit Community Interest Company which equips students with the skills games employers need.