Breaking New Ground in the Field of Digital Art & Technology Education

VANCOUVER, BC, June 05, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ — Vancouver Animation School (www.vanas.ca) announced today the launch of the first Esports post-secondary program of its kind in Canada. Accepted applicants will be able to enroll in a full online course, or experience it via Blended delivery in Vancouver.

This program comes as a result of extensive research conducted in the past few years, with the aim to gain deeper understanding of the developing Esports market. Consultations with Esports teams, experts, leagues and individual competitors led to valuable insight into the state of this fast-growing industry.

Vancouver Animation School has developed a curriculum in order to fulfill the requirements of post-secondary education, taking a closer look at points of interest in relation to Esports. The subjects include Esports Foundations, Industry Knowledge and Analysis, Content Creation & Sponsorships, as well as Team Management.

“The school’s mandate is to identify new industries and provide career training for the up-and-coming positions,” said Mario Pochat, CEO of Vancouver Animation School, so that its students can acquire knowledge leading to future success on the job market. Each step has followed close cooperation with Esports associations and related organizations, formulating industry standards and creating educational language to define them.

The Esports program is currently accepting applications for the first-generation starting September 30th, 2019.

The new Esports program is fully accredited under the Private Training Institutions branch of the Vancouver’s Ministry of Advanced Education, with the goal to gain recognition as one of the Jobs of Tomorrow. More information about the program can be found at the Vancouver Animation School website.

About Vancouver Animation School

Vancouver Animation School is a leading educational institution offering programs for the Animation, Visual Effects and Video Game industries. We believe in Education for Employment, in teaching innovative skills that lead to creative careers resulting in personal and professional fulfillment. We have developed a fantastic school with strong educational programs that welcome you, work for you and care for you.


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