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Esports at university

With the spread of esports, some schools and universities have decided to make it part of the curriculum and even offer scholarships.

For example, at Columbia College, there are esports teams alongside "traditional" sports teams.

In the summer, the University of Leicester in England announced a new course in esports studies in partnership with the ESL esports league. According to the university itself, "this course, which is the first of its kind, will help students gain knowledge in the development of esports services, giving them practical access to data from industry professionals, giving them a unique advantage in finding employment in the sector."

Career in esports: you don't have to be a player

The industry offers a wide variety of jobs
As the British Esports Association explains, the field is generally quite broad, and if it appeals to you, you don't have to be a professional player. The organization notes that it is a misconception to say that esports is a "waste of time". In fact, this field offers a whole variety of jobs.

In addition to professional gamers, there are many vacancies for event organizers, agents, economists and statisticians, developers, sales managers, journalists, PR managers, etc. If you like esports, there are many ways to get involved.

for example, started commentating on Dota 2 in 2015. Before that, he had been fond of video games since childhood, but he studied engineering at the university and worked in this field for some time.

The commentator notes that if a career in esports is really appealing, the main thing is to have a dream and go for it.