Norwich University of the Arts
Lead Education Partner
Norwich Universiy of the Arts (NUA) has been involved in the Norwich Gaming Festival since the Festival’s inception in 2013.
NUA run a BA in Games Art and Design, an MA in Games and have recently launched three brand new creative science BSc courses; User Experience Design, Interaction Design and Games Development.
NUA welcomes students for taster sessions during the Gaming Festival Learning Week. Students from NUA will showcase their work, give talks and exhibit games throughout the Festival.
Access Creative College
We are proud to be working with Access Creative College again for Norwich Gaming Festival 218.
Access Creative College offers exciting and practical courses in games, digital media, digital marketing, music, events and acting from its studios in central Norwich.
University of East Anglia
The University of East Anglia (UEA) is among the top 1% of universities globally (Times Higher Education World Rankings 2015-16) and placed 10th in the UK for the quality of its research output (Research Excellence Framework 2014).
Also known for its outstanding student experience, it has achieved a Top 10 rating in the National Student Survey every year since the survey began.
East Coast College
East Coast College is an established further education college offering a wide breadth and depth of subjects and vocational training – turning your passions into professions.
One Life Left – Norwich Gaming Cafe
One Life Left is Norwich’s only gaming cafe. Based on St Benedict’s street they have a great selection of games and consoles which are sure to appeal to all ages. They have programmed a special series of events to coincide with Norwich Gaming Festival.
Women in Games
Founded in 2009 Women in Games (WIGJ) is a not for profit organisation that works to recruit more women into the games industry and to support those already in the industry. It also campaigns to ensure individuals and businesses understand that a more diverse workforce leads to greater productivity and financial success.
We are grateful to Women in Games for their help developing our festival programme.
We are grateful to them for providing a selection of their titles for the Board Game Cafe.
Bafta Young Game Designers
BAFTA Young Game Designers (YGD) is a free initiative and competition that inspires young people to create, develop and present their new game ideas to the world.
The BAFTA YGD team were involved in helping deliver the Norwich Gaming 2018 Learning Programme and are also running special relaxed workshops for children with additional needs.
Hamilton Rentals are a leading provider of short term computer rental and AV hire services.
We are grateful to Hamilton Rentals for supplying digital screens and VR equipment for the festival.