EGX Academy

GI Academy 

Career advice from industry experts

Want to break into the gaming industry but need a little guidance? 

The Academy Live area gives you the tips and cheat codes you need to kick start your career. 

Meet likeminded people and have an extra pair of industry-professional eyes review your CV, application or portfolio at our popular Portfolio Sessions, or attend talks from games industry experts on hand to answer all your questions and offer advice on your next career steps. 

You’ll also be able to speak to a host of awesome publishers looking to recruit; the perfect opportunity to grab an application form and get your foot in the door of the gaming world. 

Things to do in the GI Academy 

GI Academy Zone

Get closer to the industry! GI Academy gives you a chance to go face to face with employers in the games industry, plus experience education exhibition areas, careers talks and networking opportunities

GI Academy Stage

Get the inside track and hear from industry professionals about how to get the industry and more 

GI Academy Magazine

Every student can pick up a GI Academy magazine filled with useful guides about getting into the industry, interviews and more.

Portfolio Reviews

Offering you the opportunity to get invaluable careers advice on a one-to-one basis with highly experienced game industry professionals. 

Academy Passport 

Grab a passport in the Gi Academy campus and visit the check-points to enter into our prize draw.

Check out the Portfolio pages for more information. We’ll also be revealing more details of our Academy Live area on social media, so keep your eyes peeled!

Also, if you’re a school group looking to attend the show, we offer discount badges and free badges with teachers who are coming along. If you would like to contact our bookings team they will be able to help you with creating an order. Please email: