- Undergraduate Students
- Postgraduate Students
- International Students
University sports are open to everyone. There are many sports and exercise opportunities for you to get involved in, regardless of your ability, commitment level or past experience.
See a summary of sports and activities offered below, or search the Sports Table to discover which exercise and facilities are available at each university.
Sports and Activities
These sports and activities are available
- American football
- Long jump
- Martial arts
- Table tennis
- Water polo
BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) is the national governing body for sport in higher education in the UK.
|Teams in BUCS leagues||48|
|Teams in BUCS premier leagues||2|
Social and Recreational Sport
This is more casual, requiring no regular commitment.
|Hours per week of timetabled informal participation sports programmes||6|
|Sports and physical activity programmes per week||8|
|Beginner/improver sports classes||6|
|Beginner/improver sports class student capacity||120|
|Hours of timetabled drop-in sessions for informal sports coaching||2|
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|
|Health and well-being assessments||Yes|
|Fitness classes (bookable, instructor-led)||39|
|Fitness class student capacity||713|
Sports Bursaries and Scholarships
|Sports scholarships (or equivalent) programmes||Yes|
|Number of students supported (2017–18)||33|
|TASS or Winning Students sports scholarships*||Yes|
*Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) helps athletes in education (16+) in England. Winning Students scholarships are awarded annually to students in Scotland.