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30 Jun 13

The Digital Arts And Entertainment (DAE) bachelor programme at Belgium’s Howest University College begins its third iteration this year, having just been redesigned from the ground up with help from experts working within the game industry. The university itself has been been voted ‘most entrepreneurial institution’ five times in the past eight years by industry employers and the government. From next year, DAE will have its own bespoke building, dubbed The Level, which will include an incubation centre, mocap, greenkey and audio studios, as well as a knowledge and competence centre. Taught entirely in English, the bachelor programme is notoriously unforgiving and makes no concessions, but Rik Leenknegt, academic director for DAE, believes that this survival-of-the-fittest ethos drives those who do stay the course to work harder, and ultimately results in stronger graduates.

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