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Digital Skills

Get into gaming with Digital Edge: Taster Session

Ready to level up your career in the world of video games? Join us for an incredible opportunity brought to you by Microsoft and Rare Games!

Get into Gaming with Digital Edge is a three-week online programme designed to make the video games industry more accessible. Whether you’re a gaming enthusiast or curious about the diverse careers in this rapidly growing sector, this programme is your passport to success.

Throughout the programme, you’ll dive into the exciting world of video games, exploring various entry-level roles and pathways into employment. We have an exclusive lineup of industry professionals from Rare Games who will share their experiences and insights, giving you an insider’s perspective on what it takes to thrive in this dynamic industry. As a special treat, you’ll even have the opportunity to spend a day at the renowned Rare Games Studio, immersing yourself in the heart of game development and showcasing your own projects to the talented employees.

The taster session

Before embarking on this gaming adventure, we invited participants to join us for a one-hour taster session. During the session, they received a sneak peek into what awaits them in the full three-week programme. Highlights of the taster session included:

  • hearing from Rare Games employees who shared their personal journeys and provided valuable insights into the industry,
  • gaining a deeper understanding of the gaming industry, its trends, and the incredible opportunities available,
  • getting an overview of the exciting activities and immersive experiences that await participants in the full programme, and
  • discovering what participants can expect during their visit to the legendary Rare Games Studio.