Category Archives: NUEL

‘The aim is to ensure we’re beating every other uni’ – Barrage co-owner on new University of Manchester esports role

Jeff Simpkins, the co-owner of UK esports organisation Barrage, is now assisting the University of Manchester (UoM) Esports Society as an adviser. He will be helping UoM with trials to grow their esports teams, and on a proposal to acquire better university support, such as providing facilities for practicing. Jeff will also be seeking partnerships…
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We ask the NUEL’s founder about his university plans for Vainglory

With the Vainglory Spring Championships fast approaching London's O2 later this month, we sit down with the National University Esports League's founder Josh Williams to see how the game is engaging with UK universities.   Please tell us how the NUEL will be working with Vainglory going forwards, what tournaments do you have planned and when?…
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King of the North 2017 winners

The King of the North UK esports tournament took place last month and three teams were crowned winners. CSGO - 8TH Legion, University of Portsmouth Overwatch - UOB Zeus, University of Birmingham LoL - Grey Warwick, University of Warwick Its organisers, the University of Manchester’s Esports Society, have had successful events over the past few years,…
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Watch: UK’s Aston Aunties ADC MSR highlights vs France

The UK's best League of Legends university team - Aston Aunties - beat French side Lyon in the University Esports Masters (UEM) the other day. Here are some video highlights, featuring UK ADC Marcus "MSR" Raiyat, who finished the game with ten kills, two deaths and four assists as Lucian, plus a creep score of 302.…
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You can now support Esports News UK on Patreon

You can now help support our UK eSports coverage by donating a small amount through the ENUK page on crowdfunding website Patreon. If you're a fan of what we do, and would like to contribute, you will allow us to produce better content, cover more games and pay for better web hosting (which means our site won't…
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Aston Aunties to represent UK in European League of Legends university tournament

Aston Aunties, the winners of the 2016 Game National Championship, will be representing the UK and the National University Esports League (NUEL) in Europe. They will be taking part in the first ever University Esports Masters - a League of Legends tournament consisting of the winning teams from different national university leagues across Europe, including Italy, Spain, France, Portugal and the UK. The…
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Video interviews: NUEL caster Tridd and content producer Oscar Pelling

We caught up with staff from the National University Esports League at the 2016 GAME National Championship last weekend. Aston Aunties won the League of Legends tournament on the weekend, beating Cambridge Memers 3-1. Cameron Peberdy chats to caster Tom "Tridd" Underwood and Oscar "Oska" Pelling from the NUEL's written content team to find out how they got…
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