Ukie's Digital Schoolhouse powered by PlayStation, delivers its annual esports tournament to schools across the UK, which aims to engage students with careers in esports and the video games industry. Following this year's tournament, a total of 20 schools participated, reaching 2.2k students and accumulating over 98k views on Twitch alone.
In 201 7, our inaugural tournament saw 460 students compete from four schools across the country. Fast forward to 2018 and our esports tournament has quitupled in size. With the last tournament already making waves in schools nationwide, we aim to reach even more students in the next academic year, presenting a unique insight into the Creative Digital sector to encourage homegrown talent in the UK.
Besides competitive game play, DSH immerses students in careers education by connecting them with industry professionals and facilitating work experience for young people in ‘behind the scenes’ real-life roles.
Interested in sponsoring the Esports Tournament 2019?
To find out more, please get in touch with the DSH team.
Does your school or college want to take part?
Please sign up to receive further information when applications reopen in Spring 2019.
Fancy being an esports coach?
Esports coaches will be linked with schools to impart their expert knowledge of gaming and esports; providing anything from hints and tips to strategy and tactics. Please sign up to receive more information when applications reopen in Spring 2019.