Bournemouth University shortlisted for prestigious games award

Posted on Thursday, October 18 2012

Bournemouth University has been shortlisted for a prestigious games industry award.

BU is up for the university award in the TIGA Games Industry Awards 2012, which take place in Bath on 1st November.

TIGA is the trade body for the UK games industry, and the awards celebrate and honour the best of the industry.

Dr Christos Gatzidis, Creative Technology Framework Leader at BU, said: “It is great to see the hard work we are putting in the BSc in Games Technology at the School of Design, Engineering and Computing and the corresponding MSc rewarded.

“We have been TIGA members for the last 2 years now and are very much looking forward to the awards night on the 1st of November.”

TIGA Chairman Jason Kingsley said: “At TIGA we aim to champion and strengthen the UK games industry as a whole.

“The TIGA Awards celebrate excellence in our ever changing industry and encourage future talent.”