The NUEL and Riot Games renew partnership: ‘We’re looking forward to adding more unique activities for university students’

UK university esports tournament provider The NUEL and League of Legends developer Riot Games have today announced a […]

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September 12, 2019

NUEL Live 2019 university esports finals recap

Earlier this month, NUEL Live 2019 took place at London’s Red Bull Gaming Sphere, an event that brought […]

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May 20, 2019

The NUEL clarifies stance on University of Warwick's Gross Gore Army LoL team

University esports tournament provider the NUEL has clarified to Esports News UK what happened regarding the Gross Gore […]

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February 24, 2019

The NUEL launches Student Streamer Network backed by Twitch

The NUEL, the UK’s well-established inter-university esports tournament and student community, is launching a student-only streamer network. This […]

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November 9, 2018

Interview: Candyfloss on coaching University of Exeter & their chances in the LoL University Esports Masters

After the University of Exeter won NUEL Live earlier this year, cementing their place as the best university […]

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July 15, 2018

NUEL Live LoL winners 'Sponsored by Hyper-Exe LUL' will be representing England at the University Esports Masters

Proof again that the UK has the best amateur esports team names: ‘Sponsored by Hyper-exe LUL’ beat ‘Super […]

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April 30, 2018

'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 […]

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October 4, 2017

Why are students still finding it hard to get recognition for esports in their universities?

David “Firu” Spoors, Northumbria Students Union Executive, captain of their League of Legends team and PhD student, offers his […]

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July 1, 2017

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 […]

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May 8, 2017

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 […]

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March 24, 2017

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 […]

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July 22, 2016

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 […]

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July 17, 2016

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 […]

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July 13, 2016

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 […]

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March 16, 2016

Video interview: Aston Aunties captain and ADC Marcus "MSR" Raiyat on winning NUEL Live

Aston Aunties won the League of Legends GAME National Championship on the weekend, and eSports News UK spoke to […]

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March 15, 2016

Aston Aunties beat Cambridge Memers 3-1 to lift GAME National Championship trophy

Aston Aunties have won the GAME National Championship UK university League of Legends eSports tournament. They beat Cambridge Memers […]

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March 13, 2016

'We want to bring new blood into UK eSports' – an interview with the Manchester eSports society

The King of the North is a yearly event hosted by the University of Manchester’s eSports society. The […]

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March 4, 2016

Rival university students in spat over 'unsportsmanlike conduct' during GAME National Championship eSports match

UPDATE (March 4th): Marcus previously claimed to us that he made his ‘easy’ comments after Alex called his team ‘arrogant’ […]

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March 1, 2016

"We don’t want to be millionaires, we won't become sellouts" promises NUEL as GAME sponsors LoL Championship

Retailer GAME is sponsoring the National University Esports League’s (NUEL) League of Legends National Championship. And while this […]

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November 25, 2015

NUEL kids on the block: The new NUEL5 Superteam is ready for the next level

A few months ago, the National University Esports League’s (NUEL) ESL UK Premiership League of Legends team was […]

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November 21, 2015