VGA blog post

At the moment you can access the following:

 VGA LinkedIn group
• STEMNET’s Resource Bank
• STEMNET Ambassadors Case Studies
• STEMNET Training and Support

Loopy Games

Loopy Games is an iterative games design workshop created by Digital Schoolhouse that aims to help pupils design and create their own game using methodology that reflects the processes followed in the UK games industry. Developed in consultation and collaboration with Kuato Studios and the Video Games Ambassadors, this workshop brings industry expertise into the classroom. Check out the website for more information on how you can use this in your VGA classroom activities.

 Ukie blogposts

“Natalie Griffith discusses how rewarding being a games ambassador is.

Natalie Griffith from Press Space PR discusses the VGA scheme.

Some of our amazing VGAs discuss their experiences of being part of the scheme.

35+ VGAs were involved in the ‘Ukie Careers Bar’ at EGX in CV sessions and careers talks, and afterwards Ukie caught up with 3 VGAs about their experiences of being part of the scheme.

Games are made by all sorts of people

Modern Dream’s Helana Santos is interviewed by Ask About Games about careers in games.

 “A VGA at the NFTS.” 

Voiceover artist Laurence Bouvard talks about her experience at the NFTS as an Ambassador.

Games Development Requires All Sorts of Skills

Askaboutgames spoke to VGA  Ben Lewis-Evans from Player Research at EGX about how physical prototyping methods are crucial to the game design process.

Ukie partners with BAFTA and Rezzed for Careers Genius Bar – 40+ VGAs were involved in one-to-one careers advice sessions at Rezzed, along with BAFTA Crew Members, looking at student portfolios and sharing their experiences of working in the games industry.

Three Video Game Ambassadors share their experiences working in the games industry

In this Ukie blog post, we asked Charu Desodt, Mitu Khandaker-Kokoris and James Schall about working in the games industry, as well as their top tips for kickstarting your career. 

“Inspiration Week: A Video Games Ambassador’s Experience”.

Here, Ukie spoke to Ryan Courtier from Kuato Studios about participating in a primary school’s ‘Inspiration Week’.

With your assistance, we can build these links into a truly outstanding network of resources for new and longstanding Ambassadors alike. If you have any content to share such as presentations or other helpful resources, or if you would like to write a blog post about one of your VGA activities, please get in touch!