GradEX 25th Anniversary

GradEX is back and it’s promising to be even more spectacular than before, as this year we are also celebrating GradEX’s 25 year anniversary!

As a Staffordshire University hallmark event, GradEX is the ultimate platform for students to showcase the hard work from their final year. It's not just an exhibition; it's a chance for them to shine and connect with prospective employers and industry leaders, expanding their professional network along the way.

This eagerly awaited occasion will take place both on-campus and online through our dedicated GradEX portal. Take a look...

Subjects include:

  • 3D Design Maker
  • Animation
  • Architecture
  • Biological Science & Biomedical Science
  • Business
  • Cartoon & Comic Arts
  • Ceramic Design MA
  • Computing
  • Concept Art
  • Education
  • English Literature & Creative Writing
  • esports
  • Fashion
  • Film
  • Fine Art
  • Forensics
  • Games Animation
  • Games Concept Art - Character / Creature
  • Games Concept Art - Environment
  • Games Art - Character / Creature
  • Games Art - Environment
  • Games Art - Hard Surface
  • Games Design
  • Games Level Design
  • Games Technical Design
  • Games Programming
  • Augmented & Virtual Reality
  • Games Masters
  • Health & Social Care
  • Industrial Design: Product & Transport
  • Mechanical, Design & Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Music Production & Sound Design
  • Operating Department Practice
  • Paramedic Science
  • Photography
  • Policing
  • Psychology
  • Social Work & Social Welfare
  • Sport & Exercise
  • Surface Pattern
  • Transport Engineering (Aeronautical & Automotive)
  • VFX & Virtual Production
  • Visual Communication (Graphic Design & Illustration)

Dates and Locations of GradEX events


Creative Industries

Monday 3rd June

9.30am - Opening Ceremony (Catalyst Gallery) - Professor Martin Jones VC

10am - Judging commences - Henrion / Cadman

3pm - Prize Giving / Closing Ceremony (Catalyst Gallery) - Carol Southall, Head of Business Institute

Computing, Engineering and Business

Tuesday 4th June

9.30am - Opening Ceremony (Catalyst Gallery) - Professor Raheel Nawaz, PVC Digital

10am - Judging commences - 

  • Mellor Building - Computing & Engineering
  • Catalyst Building - Business

3.30pm - Prize Giving / Closing Ceremony (Catalyst Gallery) - Russell Campion, Head of Computing

Education, Policing and Psychology

Wednesday 5th June

9.30am - Opening Ceremony (Catalyst Gallery) - Professor Annabel Kiernan, PVC Academic

10am - IOE and Me event - Catalyst Gallery

10am - Judging commences (other subjects) - Catalyst 2nd Floor

3.30pm - Prize Giving / Closing Ceremony (Catalyst Gallery) - Mike Phillips, Dean HEPS

Game Republic

Thursday 6th June

Catalyst Hall & Gallery

Games and esports

Friday 7th June

9.30am - Opening Ceremony (Catalyst Gallery) - Professor Kevin Hetherington, DVC

10am - Judging commences -

  • Cadman Building - Games
  • Beacon Building - esports

4.30pm - Prize Giving / Closing Ceremony (Catalyst) - Professor Chris Headleand, Head of Dept Sugi


Thank you to our GradEX sponsors

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