News and Events

£26,000 invested in young entrepreneurs’ business

This story published on Thursday 1 June 2017
Ocean Spark Studios, a video games design business set up with the help of the University’s Enterprise Team, secures substantial funding from several investors


Enterprise Placement Year students in the running for £25,000

This story published on Monday 13 March 2017
Ocean Spark, an independent video game studio set up by four Huddersfield University Games students, are in the final round of the UK Games Fund’s Tranzfuser development programme.


Applicant Visit Day

This story published on Monday 6 March 2017
Campus parking announcement: Saturday 11 March


Enterprise Placement Year business scoop Huddersfield Town award

This story published on Friday 20 January 2017
Enterprising students have joined an elite group after scooping Huddersfield Town’s ‘Shooting Star’ award, held in association with Lucas Lee & Partners


Tackling extremism TOGETHER – students’ message for U.S. comp

This story published on Thursday 15 December 2016
Huddersfield students working with the University’s Secure Societies Institute will find out if they made the final in the United States today!


Uni symposium on cyber security – SMEs are most at risk

This story published on Wednesday 14 December 2016
Latest figures show a 144 per cent increase in successful cyber-attacks on businesses


Dr Violeta Holmes @ Science and Innovation Conference

This story published on Monday 25 July 2016
Dr Violeta Holmes gave a talk on ‘The Importance of HPC in Assisting the Advancement of Innovation within Sciences’ at the Science and Innovation Conference 2016


Game Designers triumph at national Game Republic competition

This story published on Friday 8 July 2016
Games Design and Programming team take six awards at this year’s Game Republic Student Showcase


Hudds computer scientist chosen by Microsoft and Google

This story published on Monday 23 May 2016
Romanian Raluca is pick of the crop for Google’s Code U project


Lost love fires Dale to make first ‘relationship’ computer game

This story published on Friday 18 March 2016
Student’s relationship breakdown inspires first ever ‘meaningful’ computer game, now available globally via the leading digital games distribution platform


Student Visit to the Museum of Computing

This story published on Friday 26 February 2016
Students, along with academics Hugh Osborne and Simon Parkinson, visited the National Museum of Computing, Bletchley Park on Wednesday 17th February 2016


24-Hour Design Challenge puts students through their paces

This story published on Monday 22 February 2016
This year’s challenge centred on the Internet of Things and a project involving ‘electronic recycling’ took the honours


MaKey MaKey: The Rise and Shine of DIY Gaming Controls

This story published on Tuesday 19 January 2016
“Ever played Mario on Play-Doh or Piano on Bananas? Alligator clip the Internet to Your World.”
To kick start the new year, the School of Computing Engineering held its first ‘MaKey MaKey’ Games Jam, where Computer Games Design and Programming students from all year groups used the innovative ‘MaKey MaKey’ kits to create their own computer games, with interactive controls made from a variety of materials.


BBC presenter Kate Russell delivers student lectures

This story published on Friday 20 November 2015
“...in the future, the industry will be crying out for high-quality security specialists,” says the technology presenter and writer


First prize for AI traffic control system that thinks for itself

This story published on Wednesday 11 November 2015
“...the goal of autonomic transport systems is to reduce reliance on decision-making by human controllers...”


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