National award for UK games industry influence

Dr Mark Eyles, Principal Lecturer in the School of Creative Technologies at the University of Portsmouth, has received a national award in recognition of his influence in the UK games industry.

The TIGA Games Course Accreditation scheme, which Mark helped to set up and run, has won an Association Excellence Awards Best Certification Programme Silver Award.

Richard Wilson, CEO of TIGA, also won a Best Leadership of an Association Bronze Award at the awards ceremony.

Mark Eyles said “Winning the award was brilliant recognition of the importance of the games industry and the influence we have in shaping it at a national level.  Receiving this accolade confirms the role we have in the continuing success of the games industry and the efficacy of the industry accredited games courses at the University of Portsmouth.”

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