GEMS Education and Lenovo have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to accelerate opportunities for students in gaming, powered by the rollout of the Lenovo Esports program – a bespoke gaming solution for K-12 and university institutions with an interest in advancing their gaming offering.
As part of the collaboration, Lenovo has launched its first ‘Legion Gaming Zone’ at GEMS Modern Academy in Dubai – a 360-degree solution consisting of industry-leading Legion PCs and monitors for gaming immersion, high performance ThinkStation workstations for seamless designing and programming. The MoU will also provide the educational institution with Yoga Tab tablets, which will provide teachers with the tools to conduct lessons with greater visibility and efficiency and deliver on key outcomes. To keep gamers connected yet secure, the Lenovo Esports solution also leverages innovations from leading Esports venue software and services provider ggCircuit.
Commenting on the Lenovo Esports program and MoU with GEMS Education, Mohammed Hilili, General Manager, Lenovo Gulf, said, “Gaming is profoundly impacting not only the entertainment and sporting arenas, but also future job roles and upskilling. As an industry leader, GEMS Education has illustrated a clear understanding of gaming’s potential to profoundly impact students’ lives, and confidence in Lenovo to deliver an integrated and customized Esports solution. We look forward to continuing to foster this important dialogue and further strengthening our partnership in the months ahead.”
Lenovo and GEMS Education intend to evolve their partnership, with potential for further expansion and rollout across other schools and markets in the Middle East.