Game City 5

It has not been long that I have been going to Newport Uni and already I am off on a trip to Nottingham to participate in GameCity.ย This is a games festival with a difference, and one of the most surprising factors for me is that it will also feature an exhibition of third year work from my University. So it should also prove both motivating and terrifying seeing the standard that is expected of us current first years by the time we reach the third year!

The map of GameCity in the city of Nottingham. There were things going on in many different places. (Note not all are noted on this map.)

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Starting University

The clock tower above the university main entrance
The clock tower above the university main entrance

Original image taken from: http://www.facebook.com/newportuni

Starting Uni is not a new experience for me, I did this all a year ago while enrolled on a Computer Science course at Sussex University. However it did not work out for various reasons, one being that I was aiming to high and trying to study something my brain clearly did not like. I am glad I gave it a go though and I did learn a lot about computers and myself while I was there; it also led me to shaking things up a bit in my life and coming back to my roots in more ways than one. I decided to leave the south coast of England that I had happily called home for over ten years and return to the south coast of Wales where I had spent the majority of my childhood. I am now enrolled on a more arts based course at the University of Newport and so far I am much happier than before and can’t wait to sink my teeth into a degree that is much more suited to me.

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