Intel FutureGen: A Programme For Success

The Intel FutureGen initiative has turbo-charged the esports careers of ten university students – here’s how it happened.

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Intel FutureGen Online Session #6 Round Up

This week’s Intel FutureGen session saw Charlie Allen, ESL’s Director of Global Partnerships, talk about his life in the world of business – and how it led him to the world of esports.

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Intel FutureGen Online Session #5 Round Up

This week, we were joined by James Dean – the CEO of ESL UK. He was involved in esports from the beginning – in the late 90s he was setting up home LANs and going to events with his friends.

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Intel FutureGen Online Session #4 Round Up

This week’s session saw Will Lowther delve into his twelve years of business experience. He’s the Head of Business Development at Splash Damage, and spent time at Multiplay and Caffeine in similar roles.

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Intel FutureGen Online Session #3 Round Up

Recently we began a series of online sessions with leading industry figures as part of the Intel FutureGen 2020 programme. In our second week, we hear from Frankie Ward – an esports host, presenter and streamer

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Intel FutureGen Online Session #2 Round Up

On the 8th of April, we began a series of online sessions with leading industry figures as part of the Intel FutureGen 2020 programme. In our second week, we hear from Grant Rousseau, Head of Operations at EXCEL Esports.

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Intel FutureGen Online Session #1 Round Up

On the 8th of April, we began a series of online sessions with leading industry figures as part of the Intel FutureGen 2020 programme. To kick things off, we heard from NSE's Managing Director, Jon Tilbury.

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Intel FutureGen Update

Health and safety of students and speakers is of paramount importance to us all and unfortunately, given the current circumstances, these events will no longer be taking place. However, the programme will now continue virtually on Twitch.
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Intel FutureGen Winners Announced

We’re pleased to announce the ten Intel FutureGen applicants who become the inaugural cohort. With almost 90 applications, the process was fiercely competitive, and the winners represent the pinnacle of what university esports has to offer.

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Applications Open for the 2020 Intel FutureGen Programme

Applications will close Monday 4th of November at 18:00 GMT. A panel of industry judges will then review all submissions before winners are announced at the start of December.

The chosen ten will attend three development events in the second half of the academic year where they’ll have unparalleled access to senior figures across the games industry and beyond.

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Enhance Your Career with Intel FutureGen 

The Intel FutureGen programme is your chance to gain invaluable experience with unparalleled access to leading industry figures. Running alongside your degree, the programme is purpose built to supplement your studies and help you develop skills to give you the edge in starting your career. With major industry figures involved, this is the chance for exceptional students like yourself to discover what a future career in esports and technology might be. 

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