We´re Game Academy — an online careers
programme, designed for gamers.


We help players get jobs they love,
using the games they're great at.

A person who is tired of studying



A person who rejoices at his or her win

Transfer gaming skills to work and life

When you play games, you develop skills that can be

Transferred to work and life

  • Decision-making:

    • In game: you plan a new raid

    • In life: you plan your next job

  • Persistence:

    • In game: you never stop seeking victory

    • In life: you never stop seeking success

  • Teamwork:

    • In game: you create and run a guild

    • In life: you create and run a department

  • Creativity:

    • In game: you invent new realities

    • In life: you invent new strategies

We help you understand your strengths in-game and turn them into

Employment and Educational opportunities

  • Software

  • Data

  • Graphic

  • Digital

Here’s how it works

  • Share your gaming profile with us
    (Steam, PSN, Xbox Live)

  • We analyse your gaming behaviour &
    report on your skills

  • Play your favourite games & complete
    challenges to sharpen those skills for
    your career

  • We recommend jobs & educational
    that suit the real you


Your gaming moments matter

Game Academy is powered by cutting-edge research & tech. We’ve looked at the games, skills and careers of over 50,000 players. We´ve analysed the top 500 games on Steam. And we´ve made ground-breaking links between players´ skills and the careers that use them. Neat!

Our mission

We believe that gamers are super talented. And the 21st century workplace needs your skills.

That´s why our online course is especially designed to help you use your gaming mojo to build your dream career. Let´s do this thing.

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  • Personal development

  • Real-world opportunities

  • Inspiring community

  • Lots of gaming!

  • Why Game Academy?

    We think Game Academy is pretty great. But don't take it from us. Our supporters include the UK Department for Education, Nesta (CareerTech Challenge), the Ufi VocTech Seed programme 2020. Plus, we´ve got help from an epic team of gamers, educationists, data scientists, careers advisors & social entrepreneurs.

  • The Experience

    Game Academy is an online programme of “quests”, designed to supercharge your career. You'll spend time doing exercises. Chatting with the community. And actually playing games!


    You can start for free and complete the whole programme for £12.95. You can also choose optional Power Ups to get even more out of the experience.

Supported by

  • Department for Education
  • company logo nesta
  • company logo Ufi VocTech Trust
  • The Association for UK Interactive Entertainment
  • Northern Council for Further Education