Winners from both code and art tracks announced at events at Staffordshire University and University of Hertfordshire
The Grads in Games Search for a Star competition from Aardvark Swift has announced its 2017 winners at two events at UK universities.
In the code category, Kyle Hobdey of the University of Central Lancashire won the Search for a Star code competition whilst Alfred Norton won the Sumo Digital Rising Star code competition.
In the art category, Michael Starovoytov from the University of Huddersfield won the Character and Environment Art categrty, whilst Niels Dewitte from Howest won the Animation and VFX category. The winners of the Sumo Digital Rising Star for Character and Enivronment art was Dorota Sekula from Abertay University and Alexander Gray from Buckinghamshire New Univeristy.
Winners of the art competition will receive an interview with a leading UK studio for a job or internship, alongside additional prizes donated by members of the industry, including a personal studio tour donated by Creative Assembly and creative licences of Allegorithmic software. Winners of code get the same and also win prizes donated by the industry including a high-performance Radeon R9 Nano graphics card donated by AMD.
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