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Gaming guru visits Blackburn College
10:50am Tuesday 16th October 2012 in News
A GAMING guru was guest of honour at Blackburn College’s vocational and apprenticeships open evening.
Tom Cassell, 18, from Manchester, shot to fame when he started posting gaming commentary on YouTube.
The teen, who now has over 700,000 subscribers to his channel ‘The Syndicate Project’, was also part of the judging panel of the British Academy gaming awards.
The college’s gaming-themed apprenticeships and vocational open evening at its £18.3m Beacon Centre gave prospective students the chance to decide on the next level of their education, and see how they can unlock their talents and turn them into a successful career.
The event also saw the official opening of the college's new 'gaming room' designed specifically to teach gaming and development.
Cassell was on hand to talk to students about how he turned his passion for gaming into a full-time job, and challenged them to a few games.