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University of the West of Scotland

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

A–Fi
  • American football
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Conditioning
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian
  • Fitness
Fo–Z
  • Football
  • Futsal
  • Hockey
  • Netball
  • Rugby
  • Support facility
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Weights

Performance Sport

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

BUCS ranking 84th
Teams in BUCS leagues 19

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
Fitness classes (bookable, instructor-led) 32
Fitness class student capacity 384

Sports Bursaries and Scholarships

Sports scholarships (or equivalent) programmes Yes
Number of students supported (2017–18) 30
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.