Stuart Kosters

Senior Lecturer

School of Digital, Technologies and Arts

I am a passionate esports enthusiast with a BEng(Hons) in Games Design and a negotiated Masters in Esports Business and Events Management.

I have knowledge and experience in events leadership, events strategy and business management.

I have lead a variety of esports events including the Roland-Garros eSeries BNP Paribas 2021 UK entry, Staffordshire University Esports Taster Day, Staffordshire vs Keele Varsity annual competition, esports charity events as well as hosting industry panel events including guest companies such as; Intel, British Esports and Overclockers. Events management and planning is my specialism and I enjoy teaching the practise of transferable skills.



Academic qualifications

BEng (Hons) Computer Games Design

MA Negotiated studies in Esports Business and Events Management



My expertise range across the following topics – Esports business management, esports events planning, esports events management, contemporary issues in esports, resourcing esports.

Research interests

  • Understanding the nutritional value towards healthy living and professional play.
  • Value of education in the esports industry

Enterprise and commercial interests

Working with a range of national schools and colleges that are looking to set up esports programmes 


Course leader for the Esports Foundation Year and the undergraduate BA (Hons) Esports degree

Currently teach on introduction to content creation, esports expo, eports business simulation, esports events experience, esports events management fundamentals and managing esports arena strategy.


Top 15 for Teaching Quality

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

6th for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022

Midlands University of the Year

Midlands Business Awards 2020