News and Blogs

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  • Birmingham graduate lands role on smash hit game ‘Red Dead Redemption ...
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 03 DEC

    A Birmingham graduate has revealed how her time on a unique gaming course equipped her for a role developing one of the world’s biggest video games.

  • Pitching horror films to industry professionals
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 22 NOV

    It’s not every day that you have the opportunity to pitch a horror film to prolific members of the film industry, but that’s exactly what MA Film Distribution and Marketing and MA Feature Film...

  • From Gamer Camp to Codemasters
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 21 SEP

    At the recent NTI industry showcase, we spoke to graduate Joel Page, who now works as part of the Game Team at Codemasters.    After completing his undergraduate degree at another University,...

  • Pac-Man’s influence on capitalism revealed in new book
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 18 SEP

    New research into one of the most influential videogame characters of all time reveals as much about contemporary capitalism as it does about the history of gaming. From consumption to addiction,...

  • How to showcase to industry
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 30 AUG

    The New Technology Institute recently hosted their end of year Summer Show, celebrating the work produced by their undergraduate and postgraduate students over the past academic year and...

  • How I got my first job in industry
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 01 AUG

    A recent  BA (Hons) Digital Marketing Graduate was successfully scouted for employment via Linkedin , only five months after completing his studies. Former student, Joshua Dean is now working...

  • How to launch your career in the video gaming industry
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 04 JUL

    Students from the New Technology Institute were welcomed back to their summer semester with a jam-packed industry careers event.   Connecting students with potential employers offers the...

  • Mixing with the gaming giants at Rezzed London
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 21 MAY

    Rezzed, London’s biggest game event took place earlier this spring and students from the New Technology Institute were right in the middle of the action.

  • How Important is The Midlands to video game history?
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 21 MAY

    From amateur programmers, arcade subcultures and industry pioneers, to iconic titles such as ‘Dizzy’, ‘Simon the Sorcerer’ and ‘Tomb Raider’, the UK’s Midlands region has played a pivotal role in...

  • Birmingham graduate named as a rising star in the games industry
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 25 APR

    A graduate from Birmingham City University has been named among the top 100 future greats within the UK games industry.

  • Codemasters – an insight from industry
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 17 APR

    Undergraduates on the Two-Year FastTrack Video Games courses were recently   invited to a take a 15 minute walk to Codemasters Birmingham where the highly successful and critically acclaimed...

  • From undergraduate to postgraduate - a journey to a dream career
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 04 APR

    Austen joined us as an undergraduate student in 2015 and stayed with us to complete her postgraduate degree. She’s about to take part in a fantastic work placement with Lab 42 .   We asked...

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