UoG graduate wins UK video games industry award

University of Gloucestershire graduate James Gratrix has won a highly prestigious annual award from the trade association representing the UK’s video games industry.

A Games Programming graduate, James has been named the Outstanding TIGA Graduate Programmer at the TIGA UK Games Education Awards 2021, which recognise outstanding students, education providers and best practice.

In August, James was named a TIGA Graduate of the Year: Programmer, while another University graduate, Ibrahim Nouri (Creative Computing Games Design), won a TIGA Graduate of the Year: Designer award.

Graduating Games Design students Alexander Day, Emma Goss, Kai Ismay and Toby Monks were shortlisted for the Tiga Creative Assembly Best Student Games 2021 award for their final-year game development project Downhill Jam, a hoverboarding time trial stunt game. To read more, visit the university website.

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