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Teesside University Careers Fair & “The Game Making Game” talk

As usual, I was asked to represent Jagex at the Teesside University careers fair. I always love doing this event, as it was the first place that I met Peter Lovell (our current Talent Recruitment Director) and began my road…
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UKIE Student Conference North (The Game Making Game)

On Wednesday I was given the opportunity to deliver my “The Game Making Game : For Graduating Game Makers” talk to students at Staffordshire University which I was more than happy to do. As always, I was massively anxious and…
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Macmillan Academy Guest of Honor @ Annual Awards Evening

Well, this was definitely a first for me… but definitely a first that I loved doing! After my engagement with my old college via the stem ambassador program, I was approached to return to Macmillan Academy as one of their…
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Stem / VGA Ambassador Workshops @ Macmillan Academy

I’ve been so excited about going back to my old college to do two talks to Sixth form students about the games industry, careers and education. It was made possible through the Stem / Video Game Ambassador program. The college…
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BAFTA YGD Judging

It was such an honour to be asked to do some judging for the BAFTA Young Game Designers award. I was really scared about doing the actual judging… but there were a couple of BAFTA crew also representing in the…
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Brains Eden 2017 Mentoring & Talk

Its been an honour to be involved with Brains Eden since 2015 and I was really eager to get involved this year too (Jagex usually gets involved with mentoring regardless). Alas, this year I was invited to mentor on the…
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Ukie Student Jam

It was an absolute privilege to be accepted as a mentor for the Ukie Student Jam. Naturally, I was very eager to get hands on and see my team face to face. So a quick train ride up to Norwich…
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Game Jam (Jagex & Princes Trust)

I had the opportunity to get involved with the princes trust for their “Get Started in Games Design” programme, which gives 15 young people the chance to sample a taste of what it’s like to create games. I was involved…
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Ukie Careers Bar @ Rezzed in the gameindustry.biz careers fair

Really excited and happy to have been squeezed into the Ukie careers bar @ Rezzed next Saturday! It’ll be my first time at Rezzed too! I’m also midway through joining the Video Games Ambassadors STEM scheme (I have my induction…
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Develop 30 under 30 Honourable Mention!

I learned today that I had been honourably mentioned in Develop magazines 30 under 30. http://www.develop-online.net/special-features/develop-30-under-30-2017/0130 Honestly, it’s such an honour to have been included at all and the others selected are all incredibly talented people. Congratulations to everyone and…
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