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Whether you're an expert or trying something new, you can get involved in sports and exercise. Any level of activity is beneficial for your general health and well-being, and, knowing this, universities are working hard to offer the best facilities and opportunities to encourage student participation.

See a summary of exercise and sport facilities below, or search the Sports Table to discover which activities are offered at each university.

Sports and Activities

These sports and activities are available*

A–Fi
  • American football
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Cheerleading
  • Climbing
  • Cricket
  • Dance
  • Equestrian
  • Fencing
  • Fitness
Fo–Z
  • Football
  • Hockey
  • Martial arts
  • Netball
  • Polo
  • Rowing
  • Rugby
  • Running
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Weights

Performance Sport

BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) is the national governing body for sport in higher education in the UK.

BUCS ranking 120th
Teams in BUCS leagues 15

Health and Well-being

This is not to do with chasing the prize and winning the race, but physical exercise in its own right – for personal benefit and welfare. Go at your own pace.

Health and well-being programme Yes
Health and well-being referrals Yes

Sports Bursaries and Scholarships