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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*

  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Cheerleading
  • Dance
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Netball
  • Polo
  • Rugby
  • Table tennis

Intramural Sport

Intramural sport is sport played between students at a university or college. Teams are generally made up from halls, societies, or groups of friends. On offer there could be 5-a-side, soccer 6s, 11-a-side football, rugby 7s, badminton and squash leagues.

Indoor intramural sports 1
Indoor intramural sports teams 15

Social and Recreational Sport

This is more casual, requiring no regular commitment.

Hours per week of timetabled informal participation sports programmes 3
Sports and physical activity programmes per week 13
Beginner/improver sports classes 2
Beginner/improver sports class student capacity 18

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 referrals Yes
Health and well-being assessments Yes
Fitness classes (bookable, instructor-led) 10
Fitness class student capacity 108

Sports Bursaries and Scholarships