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Dare Academy 2022

The Dare Academy games design competition enables students to gain significant industry exposure and international experience. 

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Dare Academy Terms & Conditions

Dare Academy is a games design competition open to Abertay University students in teams of up to 8. It takes place over 4 weeks in the summer...

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Dare Academy 2022 Judges Announced

We’re delighted to announce the judges who will have the difficult (yet enjoyable!) challenge of selecting Dare Academy 2022’s finalists.

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DARE Timeline

28/04/22 (Thursday) — Applications Open

27/05/22 (Friday) — Applications Close at 5pm

01/06/22 (Wednesday) — Teams Invited to Interview

16/06/22 (Thursday) — Judging/Pitch

17/06/22 (Friday) — Finalists Announced

04/07/22 (Monday) — Hot-Housing Starts

28/07/22 (Thursday) — Hot-Housing Industry Networking Event

29/07/22 (Friday) — Hot-Housing Ends

22/09/22 - 25/09/22 — EGX Showcase

Dare Academy Archive

View past Dare Academy finalists, judges and news.

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