Pratiksha is a BSc (Hons) Games Design graduate and was named by TIGA, the trade association representing the video games industry, as Graduate of the Year. In her guest blog she tells us how she’s found studying at BU, what it’s like to be a woman in the video games industry and what it was… Read more » about How I became TIGA’s Graduate of the Year
Wendy is a BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art & Design student and attended the BFX Festival as a volunteer. She shares her experience of the festival and of studying in the National Centre for Computer Animation. As a volunteer, I attended the speaker series and three masterclasses during the BFX festival. My knowledge and skills… Read more » about What Wendy learnt during BFX Festival 2022
Second-year BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art & Design student, Anna Shellswell, volunteered her time during this year’s BFX Festival hosted by Bournemouth University. In this guest blog, she tells us all about her experiences. Day 1: I was so eager to volunteer at the BFX Festival that I supported some of the pre-event preparations. I… Read more » about Anna’s BFX Festival Volunteer Experience
Sadie is studying BSc (Hons) Games Software Engineering and has been on placement with Disney for the past year. She is just about to return to study for her final year. Here she talks about her experiences on placement and how it’s helped her to develop skills that she can put to use whilst at… Read more » about Working at Disney on my placement year
Cristina Zaharia is a BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art and Design student at Bournemouth University. Below she shares with us her experiences of working in collaboration with her peers and Marta Klara Sadowska, who is an artist in residence at the Sarabande Foundation established by Lee Alexander McQueen. Ini lab is the first big project… Read more » about What it was like having our work exhibited in London
I secured my role as 3D asset modeler in the group project which collaborated with London artist Marta Klara Sadowska. Marta is an artist in residence at the Sarabande Foundation, established by Lee Alexander McQueen. The project was first introduced to us for our group project unit in early 2022 as a presentation delivered by… Read more » about My experience working to a client brief
This is a guest blog by Harry Bentley who studied BSc (Hons) Games Design at Bournemouth University. Harry was awared a Graduate of the Year award for his work by industry body TIGA. Here he talks about his projects and what has kept him motivated during his course. Why Bournemouth? I joined as a mature(ish)… Read more » about TIGA ‘Graduate of the Year’ Harry talks about his passion for Games Design
This is a guest blog by BA (Hons) Computer Animation Technical Arts graduate Barbara Tucci. Barbara struck gold with the ScreenSkills Select-endorsed Computer Animation Technical Arts degree as it not only combined all her favourite subjects – maths, arts and computer science – but was also the perfect stepping-stone into the industry. Here she shares… Read more » about FX artist Barbara Tucci on completing a ScreenSkills Select degree
We all know this has been a challenging year, it was indeed also for universities and our course. I’m Lara, currently doing my final year at NCCA (national centre of computer animation) remotely from Italy, and besides the difficult year, I did manage it well and got the opportunity to work on, what has become… Read more » about My favourite project this year from an animation undergraduate
Hey guys! it’s me…with a tips blog… again! If you enjoy my last 2 blogs I hope you will like this too, this time I want to write a blog to myself! I’m on the NCCA Art and Design course doing my 3rd and final year and, as this year is coming to an end… Read more » about Tips from a final year me to a fresher me!
Hey, I’m Lara and I’m back again to talk about support at BU, (if you haven’t read my first blog on this subject check it out here). This time, I would like to look at a different type of support BU offers you in your first year, and how to support your fellow students during… Read more » about Learning support part2- The PAL journey
Hey, this is Lara from Italy and I’m in my final year here at BU studying computer animation art and design. In this blog, I would like to tell you a bit about the academic support I use at BU to sustain my studies. Throughout my time at BU I discovered there are many ways… Read more » about Getting academic support at BU- all you need to know!