The Rookies, University of Hertfordshire No1 in the UK, 20th World wide & the best in the UK in 5 categories

By October 13, 2022 Members news

UHAnimation and the University of Hertfordshire have ranked No1 in the UK, 20th Worldwide, and the best in the UK in 5 categories in 2022 The Rookies World School Rankings®.

At The Rookies, The University achieved some incredible rankings as part of their ‘2022 Best Creative Media & Entertainment Art Schools in the World’, ranking first in 5 categories!

They ranked first in the UK for:

  • Top 50 Creative Media Entertainment Schools and Colleges in the World, and ranking 20th in the world
  • Production Excellence (VFX & Animation) Schools, and 6th in the world
  • Production Excellence (Console & PC Games) Schools, and 4th in the world
  • Best Concept Art & Illustration Schools, and 10th in the world

In addition, they ranked highest in the UK AND Europe for Best 2D Animation Schools, titling us 4th best in the world!

This incredible news comes in addition to the University’s recent recognition in the categories of Outstanding Graduate of the Year (Computer Games Technology), and Outstanding Postgraduate of the Year at the TIGA UK Games Education Awards.

Ahmed Afazil, whose work features in the 2nd image, received the award for Outstanding TIGA Postgraduate of the Year in recognition of his outstanding work on the MA Games Art and Design course. He’s the second consecutive winner of this award from the University of Hertfordshire – following Makhosethu Sibanda’s success in 2021!

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