Tech treats aplenty in this year's Digital Toybox

The School of Computing hosts annual celebration of students’ work.

Date: 7 June 2016

There will be robots on the loose at London Met this week when the School of Computing’s summer show touches down in Holloway.

Digital Toybox is an exhibition of work by final year students from the University’s wide range of computing-based courses, as well as other projects from the faculty. The show lives up to its name, with a plethora of fun and interesting digital technology on display, including robotics, computer games, animations, 3D printing and mobile apps.

Cutting edge cyber-security work from students in the School will also be on display, highlighting how London Met is answering the major questions of our time.

The two day event will be held at the Graduate Centre, Holloway campus, from 9 June.

Fiona French, Course Leader for Computer Games Programming, is one of the show’s organisers. She said: “We’re really excited to be able to share the fantastic work of our students with the wider university community and members of the public.

“Students from our games, computer science and engineering technology degrees will have the chance to showcase their best work and network with industry guests, giving them an opportunity to develop future employment prospects.

“This year, our toy design students have been developing some new consoles and controllers, while modellers and animators have created amazing landscapes inhabited by strangely familiar characters. Together, they have produced an exciting selection of new games for guests to try!”

Members of the public and prospective students are welcome to drop in on Friday 10 June to view the work, meet the developers and chat to staff. The doors will be open from 11am to 3pm. Register for free here

View the trailer for Digital Toybox 2016, produced by Dr Nigel Medhurst, Course Leader for BSc Games Modelling, Animation and Effects.