The Cybersecurity, Computer and Software Engineering Faculty opened the CYBERSPORT IT-BootCamp NAU Laboratory, the first in Ukraine to offer higher education in the eSports Laboratory. The laboratory, which will train the students of NAU, was created with the support of PJSC “Savings Bank of Ukraine” and Mastercard.
During the inauguration, Rector Volodymyr Isaenko emphasized that the implementation of this project gives the opportunity to the NAU e-sportsmen to improve their skills and demonstrate a high level of playing at the championships of Ukraine and the world. He thanked the sponsors and the Ministry of Education for their support in implementing the innovative project. “I congratulate our students on the opening of the laboratory and I would like to point out that our university is the one place that will help to realize your most daring ideas.”
Vadim Stetsenko, the chairman of the Committee on Physical Education and Sports of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, said: “Creating such a laboratory within the walls of your university is an innovation. The Ministry, for its part, initiated international e-sports competitions with a combination of mobile activities, as the development of e-sports is a promising area and we are grateful to the University for cooperation. ”
Sergiy Kryuchkov, Head of the Savings Bank Headquarters for Kyiv and Kyiv Region, noted that “eSports today is not only an independent industry with great potential, but also a unique channel of interaction with a young audience. That is why Oschadbank has decided to support the aspiration of NAU students to develop and conquer new peaks. ”