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Irish Collegiate Esports are proud to be part of the Twitch Student and the Twitch Collegiate Community.

What is

For those of you who are new to the world of Esports and Online Gaming, Twitch.Tv is the worlds biggest and best online streaming platform for gaming, where millions of people and thousands of interests collide in a beautiful explosion of video games, pop culture, and conversation. With chat built into every stream, you don’t just watch on Twitch, you’re a part of the show. From classic tv show marathons to esports tournaments, if you can imagine it, it’s probably live on Twitch right now.

What is Twitch Student?

The three pillars we strive to uphold are inclusivity, diversity, and collaboration. Twitch Student’s goal is to educate, empower and give students’ confidence to have their voices heard in the gaming and eSports industry. We see the future leaders of our industry in the students of today as they’ve shown great promise in their amazing accomplishments both academically and within the gaming community.

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Why Twitch Student?

Students are the future of our industry and it is our goal to equip students with skills and experiences necessary to participate in the gaming and esports industry. Through clubs, students have continued to amaze us in their ability challenge themselves, compete in a high level of play and build a vibrant community on campus. With Twitch Student, we offer students the means to create a self sustaining community and represent their university on Twitch.

We want to make sure that students are empowered and administrators support them so that when they do compete, they’re competing at the highest levels is they so choose. If not, they have a huge community on their campus that welcomes them with open arms, whether you’re a bronze player or challenger.  There is still a structure for them to have a community, great experiences while they’re in college and opportunity for them to see this industry and try to find themselves in it, in whatever way that might be
Mark "Garvey" Candella

Twitch.Tv Director of Strategic Partnerships & Head of Twitch Student