University of Leicester Sees eSports Opportunity

ESL will develop a course on growing industry.

EUROPE- The University of Leicester and the U.K. arm of global eSports company ESL (a part of digital entertainment group MTG), are pairing to create a first-of-its-kind course on the growing eSports industry.

“As the esports industry grows in the U.K., we are keen to establish an ecosystem that is sustainable for the future,” says James Dean, managing director, ESL U.K. “A key component to this is training and attracting talent to the number of roles the esports industry provides. The course outlined by the University of Leicester is very exciting for students looking to join the esports industry and we are delighted to support it.”