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Welcome to DARE Academy 2019!

The DARE Academy is an annual games design competition, hosted by Abertay University.

2018 DARE Academy Finalists


Why Should You Dare?

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EGX 2107

2019 Schedule

Dates for 2019

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DARE Academy 2019 applications are now closed!

The shortlisted teams will be announced on Friday 3 May 2019. 

Good luck to everyone that's applied!



Dare Academy Intern Wanted

Here’s the perfect opportunity for you to be a major part of Dare Academy 2019!

Dare Academy 2019 is close to being underway and we’re looking for someone driven and creative to help out. By becoming the Dare Academy intern, you’ll be an integral part of the competition. You’ll assist with the hot-housing process, creating content for social media platforms and website, work alongside our PR team in creating news stories and curate a “sneak-peek showcase” at the end of July. To top it off you will be part of the team that hits up EGX in October, at the ExCel Arena in London where you’ll oversee the final of the competition and work alongside Abertay’s student recruitment team.

This is a paid internship.


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