New Esports suite aims to help students level up

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Loughborough College has unveiled a new, state-of-the-art Esports suite to help students level up their gaming and business skills.

The classroom has been kitted out with around 40 top-of-the-range gaming PCs, big screens and gaming equipment to support students on the College’s new Esports BTEC Level 2 and 3 qualifications.

The room is also home to the College’s new competitive Esports team, the Loughborough Lycans which will compete nationally in a range of competitions and tournaments.

Danny Lee, Curriculum Manager for the Esports programme, said: “We are so excited to welcome our first-ever cohort of Esports students to our cutting-edge gaming hub.

“Of course, Esports isn’t just about playing video games – it is mainly about the industry that orbits gaming including business, marketing, entrepreneurship, media and broadcasting.

“It will help unlock the potential of students who want to forge a career in the video gaming industry.”

The Esports suite is part of a range of investments made by the college this summer to improve student experiences. Other investments include installing an entire section of an airplane cabin for travel and tourism students.

For more information about our Esports programme, please visit Loughborough College Esports


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