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Outstanding TIGA Graduate of the Year: Artist

The TIGA Education Committee will determine the winner of this Award on the basis of criteria including: best degree result; best module grade; best showreel/portfolio; best project; most improved student. The winner will receive the accolade ‘Outstanding TIGA Graduate of the Year: Artist’. Runners up will receive the accolade: ‘TIGA Graduate of the Year’.

Winner:

Oliver Ward, Norwich University of the Arts

Outstanding TIGA Graduate of the Year: Designer

The TIGA Education Committee will determine the winner of this Award on the basis of criteria including: best degree result; best module grade; best showreel/portfolio; best project; most improved student. The winner will receive the accolade ‘Outstanding TIGA Graduate of the Year: Designer’. Runners up will receive the accolade: ‘TIGA Graduate of the Year’.

Winner:

Harry Sofokleous, Norwich University of the Arts

Outstanding TIGA Graduate of the Year: Programmer

 

The TIGA Education Committee will determine the winner of this Award on the basis of criteria including: best degree result; best module grade; best showreel/portfolio; best project; most improved student. The winner will receive the accolade ‘Outstanding TIGA Graduate of the Year: Programmer’. Runners up will receive the accolade ‘TIGA Graduate of the Year’.

Winner:

Fergus Griggs, Staffordshire University

Outstanding Graduate of the Year: Production/Enterprise

 

The TIGA Education Committee will determine the winner of this Award on the basis of criteria including: best degree result; best module grade; best showreel/portfolio; best project; most improved student. The winner will receive the accolade ‘Outstanding TIGA Graduate of the Year: Production/Enterprise’. Runners up will receive the accolade ‘TIGA Graduate of the Year’.

Winner:

Lauren Ansdell-Miller, University of Portsmouth

Outstanding Graduate of the Year: Computer Games Technology

 

The TIGA Education Committee will determine the winner of this Award on the basis of criteria including: best degree result; best module grade; best showreel/portfolio; best project; most improved student. The winner will receive the accolade ‘Outstanding TIGA Graduate of the Year: Computer Games Technology’. Runners up will receive the accolade ‘TIGA Graduate of the Year’.

Winner:

Andrew Zimmerman, University of Hertfordshire

Outstanding TIGA Post Graduate of the Year

 

The TIGA Education Committee will determine the winner of this Award on the basis of criteria including: best MA or MSc result; best module grade; best showreel/portfolio; best project; most improved student. The winner will receive the accolade ‘Outstanding TIGA Post Graduate of the Year’. Runners up will receive the accolade ‘TIGA Post Graduate of the Year’.

Winner:

Ahmed Afazil, University of Hertfordshire

Innovative Teaching Award

The TIGA Education Committee will be looking for evidence over the period 2021 to 2022 of innovation and excellence in teaching undertaken by lecturers. The TIGA Education Committee will grant this Award to either an individual lecturer or to a teaching team.

Winner:

Marco Gilardi, University of the West of Scotland

Excellence in University/College – Industry Collaboration

The TIGA Education Committee will grant this Award to a course that achieves excellent university/college – industry collaboration over the period 2021 to 2022. For example, in course design, industry placements and projects, etc.

Winner:

Birmingham City University

Excellence in Games Research

The TIGA Education Committee will grant this Award to a student, or to a lecturer, or to a research group that demonstrates excellence and innovation in research over the period 2021 to 2022. In addition to completing the entrance form, student(s) and lecturer(s) should submit a single published research paper. The TIGA Education Committee will consider criteria including originality, significance and rigour when determining the winner.

Winner:

Eliot Rodel, Sheffield Hallam University

Outstanding Games Lecturer 2022

Winner:

Carlo Harvey, Birmingham City University

Diversity Award 2022

Winner:

Thom Kaczmarek, London College of Communication

The Creative Assembly Best Student Game 2022:

This Award will be given to the best student game developed over the period 2021 to 2022. The TIGA Education Committee will create a shortlist of five – seven games. Shortlisted games must be playable, final versions. The Committee will be looking for creativity and excellence in art, sound, code and gameplay design

Winner:

Project Scrapped, Hawthorne Games, Abertay University