Search for a star competition

Not an astronomy competition for 3 wise men, but a a graduate programming competition for students!

The Search for a star and Rising star competition is in in its 6th year and the prizes on offer are as good as ever – 1st prize is a guaranteed interview with the competition’s studio partners for Search for a star and for the Rising star 1st prize is a guaranteed interview for an internship with Sumo Digital.

The competition is made up of three rounds, including C++ programming, game development and a final interview at the Microsoft UK campus.

Plus the benefits of taking part in either competition are:

  • increase your employability
  • published game for your portfolio
  • first-hand experience of actual industry recruitment processes
  • being highlighted in the industry press
  • meet with games professionals and studios looking to hire.

Apply at