Luke Barsby

Associate Lecturer

School of Digital, Technologies and Arts

I hold the status of an alumnus of Staffs, having successfully completed my degree in Computer Games Development. Subsequently, I pursued a doctoral degree in Mixed Reality Viewing Experiences. My education has equipped me with a comprehensive understanding of the subject matter I now teach, encompassing Games Development, Game Design, and Games Programming. My unwavering passion for Games Development has been nurtured over the years through extensive gameplay experiences. To me, video games serve as a means of escape from daily life, allowing me to delve into new realms and partake in captivating narratives – a cherished pastime. 

Academic qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Computer Games Development, Staffordshire University


  • Computer Games Programming
  • Games Development Game Engines
  • C#

Research interests

  • Augmented Reality
  • Virtual Reality Education


Games Development Games Programming Games Design and Programming

in the UK for Quality Education

Sustainable Development Goal 4, Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023

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Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

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Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

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The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Four Star Rating

QS Star Ratings 2021