Textile and Surface Design student Kathryn Lynd won the highest bursary of £2,500 from a prestigious livery company, the Worshipful Company of Framework Knitters. Kathryn attributed her success to the fantastic experience gained in her recent work placement, which increased both her confidence and capability.
A Virtual Reality game, developed by a group of games designers, has beaten entries from across the country. The designers have been awarded the first prize of £25,000 at a graduate talent competition funded by the Government and UK Games Fund (UKGF).
Hyper Party Ware VR, for now a working title, is a collection of mini-games including basketball, darts, ping-pong and more. It was created with the aim of bringing people together to experience Virtual Reality gaming in a less isolated way than the standard format.
Artist Frank To makes his mark on copper at national exhibition
A University of Huddersfield art graduate, whose unique painting technique is garnering him international recognition as a leading contemporary artist, has had his unique gunpowder copper art pieces accepted by the prestigious Royal West of England Academy 165th Annual Exhibition.
Huddersfield marketing students were represented in the national Brandstorm finals in London
For the sixth year running Huddersfield marketing students were represented in the national Brandstorm finals in London. The competition is hosted by L’Oreal and aims to develop student marketing talent through an innovative competitive project based around the company’s brands. The competition attracts student teams from the UK and across the world culminating in an international final held in Paris.
Engineering student helps famed scientist Stephen Hawking find his voice
Paweł Woźniak, who is completing his Bachelor of Engineering degree, earned a coveted work placement year with computing and electronics giant Intel, at its Swindon base. He had a wide range of tasks and responsibilities and they included an assignment to visit the physicist, Stephen Hawkings, in order to troubleshoot the devices he uses to communicate.