Competitive Educational Video Games Tournament to be held in United Arab Emirates
Richmond, VA -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/13/2015 -- On Thursday, May 14, 2015, the Birla Institute of Technology will host its first Math Olympiad competition using the DimensionU video gaming platform at its Offshore Campus in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. The event will be a major student attraction at the institute's 2015 BITFEST, an annual event for high school students designed to introduce the university to potential future students.
The DimensionU Math Olympiad event was made possible through the company's recent partnership with Core Education & Consulting Solutions FZ LLC , a global education company headquartered in India, which owns the Birla Institute of Technology. "Inclusion of DimensionU at the 2015 BITFEST is a huge honor and an important step toward introducing and extending our immersive gaming platform beyond the United States and Canada," said DimensionU CEO Steven Hoy.
The competition will involve approximately 200 tenth grade students that will be divided into 64 teams of three students each, representing their respective high schools. The 64 teams will compete in clusters of four teams opposing one another and play four preliminary rounds. The top four preliminary teams will then compete in the Finals round to determine the overall winner. Participants will need to think fast and use their math skills in addition to gaming strategy in order to be successful.
About DimensionU, Inc.
Since 2007, DimensionU, Inc. has set a new course in the development of innovative multiplayer educational video games. Through its collaborative, content-rich, immersive learning environments, DimensionU offers a highly engaging, research-based, instructional enrichment tool in mathematics and literacy for elementary, middle and high school students in the U.S. and Canada.
Learn more at http://www.DimensionU.com
About Birla Institute of Technology, Offshore Campus at RAK, UAE
Birla Institute of Technology, Offshore Campus at RAK, UAE has been in existence since year 2005. To date, more than 600 students have graduated from our campus with BBA/BBM/BE/B.ARCH/Diploma in Engineering, MBA and Executive MBA degrees. The academic programs are conducted by BIT and Certificates & Degrees are issued by BIT (Ranchi) India.
Learn more at http://biticrak.ae/
About CORE Education & Consulting Solutions FZ LLC
CORE Education & Consulting Solutions FZ LLC is one of the largest global education companies, with presence across US, 40 counties in UK, Pan India, Singapore, 9 countries in MEA, Hong Kong and 2 countries in Caribbean. CORE Education enables the creation of a better future across the globe by providing technology enabled transformational and innovative solutions for the entire education continuum of education: pre-school, K-12(Kindergarten through 12th Grade), vocational education, and higher education.
Learn more: http://www.core-edutech.com