Game Anglia Youth Advisory Board

Game Anglia are looking for new Advisory Board members who are under 25! Have your voice heard and shape the future of opportunities for game developers in the East of England! Click below to learn more

Game Anglia is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company that helps the young people and independent game developers in the East of England get the connections, skills and experience needed to succeed in the UK-wide and international game development industry. 

Our Programmes

GameDeMic

Developed for the Romanian community in Suffolk to help make games that tell stories about the COVID pandemic. Learn to make a game, win cash prizes and meet Romanian game developers.

Status: IN PROGRESS

Level Up

Helping 17 young people who are not in education, employment or training make and publish their first mobile game on the Google Play Store.

Status: IN PROGRESS

 

ELEVATE

A series of kits, templates and training, teaching over 100 young people to write for games and make an interactive narrative adventure. Culminated in a game jam.

Status: ENDED (resources available online)

Navee Mentorship

The Navee Mentorship programme is a joint initiative from ScreenSkills and GameAnglia to support and develop games industry talent in the East of England.

Status: IN PROGRESS

Our Mission

Educate

We create events to help people learn the skills needed to join the games industry and improve their studios and games.

Create

We hold events and have expertise to share, helping developers create games.

 

Discover

We run workshops and other events throughout the East of England to discover the best and most promising talent.

Promote

We use our voice to promote the regional games industry and successes!

 

We help young people and the games industry throughout the East of England. Find out who your local Hub Contact is and what local initiatives are below.

Our Impact

2017

First Game Anglia Conference​

2000+

Young people helped

5 Studios

That we helped create​

56 Games

Showcased via Game Anglia​

2017

First Game Anglia Conference

2,000+

Young people helped

5 Studios

That we helped create

56 Games

Showcased through Game Anglia

Latest News

Games Education

Universities

University of Suffolk

The University of Suffolk offers undergraduate courses for Games Design and Games Programming as well as an MSc in Games Development. 

Location: Ipswich, Suffolk

Norwich University of the Arts

Norwich University of the Arts offers undergraduate courses for Games Art and Design and Games Development.

Location: Norwich, Norfolk

University of Essex

University of Essex offers an BSc in Computer Games and an MSc in Computer Games.

Location: Colchester, Essex

University Centre Colchester

University Centre Colchester offer a BA in Games Design. 

Location: Colchester, Essex

University of Bedfordshire

The University of Bedfordshire offers a number of games-industry related courses, including a BSc in Computer Games Development. 

Location: Luton, Bedfordshire

Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University offer a BA in Computer Games Art and a BSc in Computer Games Technology.

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

University of East Anglia

The University of East Anglia is offering an MSc in Advanced Computing Science.

Location: Norwich, Norfolk

University of Hertfordshire

The University of Hertfordshire is offering a BA in 3D Games Art & Design, a BSc in Music Composition and Techonology for Film and Games, an MA in Games Art and Design and an MSc in Music and Sound for Film and Games.

Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire

Colleges

Suffolk New College

Suffolk New College offers Games Design and Games Art courses.

Location: Ipswich, Suffolk and Leiston, Suffolk

College of West Anglia

West Suffolk College offers a Level 3 Games Design and Development course.

Location: King’s Lynn, Norfolk

Suffolk One

Suffolk One offers a Level 3 Games Design course.

Location: Ipswich, Suffolk

College of West Anglia

The College of West Anglia offers a Level 3 course in Games Design.

Location: King’s Lynn, Norfolk

Colchester Institute

The Colchester Institute offers Level 2 and Level 3 Interactive Media and Games courses.

Location: Colchester, Essex and Braintree, Essex

Access Creative College

The Access Creative College in Norwich offers Level 2 Games Development, Level 3 Games Technology and Level 3 Games Art courses.

Location: Norwich, Norfolk

City College Norwich

City College Norwich offers a Level 3 Digital Arts, Animation and Games Design and a Level 2 Games Design course.

Location: Norwich, Norfolk

Cambridge Regional College

Cambridge Regional College offers Level 3 Games Development and Level 3 eSports courses.

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Local Initiatives

Creative Computing Club

Organises weekend, after-school, in-school, and private tutoring for 8 to 16-year-olds in computer programming and video game design.

Location: Ipswich, Suffolk and Norwich, Norfolk

Ryan Laley Games

Ryan Laley creates Unreal 5 game development tutorials on his YouTube channel.

Location: East of England (originally Essex)

Contact

If you have news you’d like to see featured above and on our social media, email us at feature@gameanglia.co.uk. For anything else, write to us at hello@gameanglia.co.uk or use the form below

Network Talks

A series of online discussions with games industry experts on topics like accessibility, game production and level design.

Status: ENDED (see 2019 playlist on YouTube)