Category Archives: NUEL

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 together a community of university gamers to showcase the spring season finals. The NUEL sent Esports News UK a handy release recapping the event. The NUEL Live 2019 finals included CSGO, Overwatch, Hearthstone and League of Legends…
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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 network will use the Twitch Student initiative, which provides support, knowledge and tools to help students run streams and contribute to the video games and esports industries. The NUEL says it will be the first of its kind…
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‘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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