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Unity to launch the UK’s first-ever Centre of Excellence at MediaCityUK

Unity to launch the UK’s first-ever Centre of Excellence at MediaCity UK

HOST announces partnership with Unity to launch the UK’s first-ever Centre of Excellence at MediaCityUK, accelerating innovation in video gaming, digital media and immersive technology.

New facility and training programme for upskilling Unity developers, set to boost investment and establish the North as a global leader in real-time development.

HOST, Salford’s Home of Skills & Technology at MediaCityUK, today announced its partnership with Unity (NYSE: U), the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content, to establish the first Unity Centre of Excellence in the UK.

The Centre of Excellence at HOST will offer extensive in-person support to students, professionals and small businesses with a mission of becoming the ‘Beacon of the North’ for best-in-class technical skills and innovation across industries. According to XQ Institutes report High school and the Future of work, the biggest change between the workforce today and the workforce in 2030 will be the demand for advanced IT and programming skills. This Centre of Excellence will upskill learners to prepare for the jobs of tomorrow, promote immersive technology usage across sectors, create highly skilled jobs and establish a central home for the thriving UK video games industry at MediaCityUK.

Unity to Launch the UKs first-ever centre of excellence

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