GIGA is serious about making a difference. It instills these values in its curriculum, with members of the faculty taking the lead to identify projects that go beyond the classroom. Students also are active participants in community service programs, serving as educators in local schools and designers at area hospitals.
Recognizing its premier location among Chennai's top academic, GIGA also strives to be a good neighbor. The college is a member of academic consortia that seek ways of expanding educational resources available to students, as well as neighborhood associations dedicated to enhancing the economic vitality of the area.
In keeping with its longstanding public mission, GIGA doors are always open to community members and to young people, in particular. Each year, thousands of students from urban neighborhoods, suburban communities, and small villages/towns come to GIGA for a firsthand experience with Animation Design and Game Development. Through school classes, exhibition-related education programs, and mentorship, the college helps young people grow into well-rounded, community-minded adults.