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Digital Northampton Tech At Ten: eSports

28th August 2020

10:00 – 12:00


Join Digital Northampton for their informative session with Northampton-based marketing and communications expert Chris Rivett, who co-owns an eSports team in America, to get an overview of the gaming industry as we contemplate what role the county could play over the next three to five years.

Oven Ready Graduates – Taking eSports education to the next level

Scott Bradley, Head of Department of Sport at UON and Cameron Vanloo, Associate Lecturer in eSports and UON

BSc eSports: How the University of Northampton is developing graduates ready to work in, and grow, the thriving eSports sector

Learn how the University of Northampton has developed a new BSc (Hons) eSports degree to meet the employer needs of the growing eSports sector.

Find out about the importance of input from industry specialists, bespoke facilities and a real world experience in producing graduates who are “oven ready” to work and build this thriving commercial sector in Northamptonshire.

And how eSports will not only permeate other aspects of popular culture but become bigger than conventional sport.

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Please note that our BSc (Hons) eSports degree is pending validation.


Coronavirus situation updates

The safety of our guests is a priority at the University of Northampton, and as such we have cancelled all events that cannot be moved online. Where possible we have made it possible for guests to participate in events by virtual means until the end of September when the situation will be reviewed.

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