Dare to be Digital, a British video games development competition will be receiving some invaluable experience this year, as SEGA and Ubisoft team up to mentor the program’s student teams. The gaming giants will help prepare the students for graduate careers as well as how to launch their own business.
According to the official press release, “Dare to be Digital is the world’s leading game design competition for students, run each summer by Abertay University. This year more students than ever are eligible to compete, with game development taking place from any location in the world. Mentoring will be available online for all teams.”
Professor Louis Natanson, Head of the School of Arts, Media and Computer Games, says that ” We’re delighted to welcome Denki, Ninja Kiwi, Reflections, SEGA and Tag Games as mentors for Dare to be Digital 2015. It’s an invaluable experience for a student game developer to be mentored by professionals, often with decades of experience working at the heights of this global industry.”
If you’re interested in in joining the program, you can click here to register. Applications must be submitted by May 4th at 5 p.m. GMT in order to be considered for the program.