Top Universities for Sport in the UK

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Are you a big fan of the sport? Do you go in for sport? Is your answer "Yes?" Then, you will be interested in best educational institutions with developed sports life. We conducted a survey in the majority of universities to get into a picture of the importance of sport in the life of the particular place. Here is what we’ve got (in no particular order)

Northumbria University


Sports Center of this university was opened six years ago. For now, students can participate in approximately 40 sports clubs. Moreover, the student can get a degree in particular kind of sport to become a coach.

St. Mary’s University College


This college claims to have all needed sports clubs (about 20) and asks to contact with Athletic Union President if you do not find your kind of sport on the list. Facilities of this place are pretty good: two pitches, dance studio, the gyms, and 3 sports halls.

University of Bath


48 sports clubs to participate and various sports programs – that is the best way to describe sports life in the university of Bath. Students can choose between such courses: Sport and Social Sciences, Sports Performance, Sport and Exercise Science, Sport and Exercise Medicine.

University of Stirling


This university was designed as the Scotland’s University of Sporting Excellence, and it proves its idea. There are a lot of facilities for 43 sports clubs, such as triathlon, skydiving, Gaelic football etc. For example, students can enjoy the 50m swimming pool and indoor tennis center.

Brunel University


This university has a lot of sports clubs, from conventional to extraordinary ones. Students can enjoy hockey, football, karate, badminton, Karting, Sub Aqua etc. There are large sports halls with archery net and climbing walls so that students can practice at any time of the year.

Durham University


It is considered to be one of the best universities for those, who want to go in for sport. The administration claims that 90% of student participate in one of the sports clubs. Moreover, they can get a degree of a professional coach in 10 disciplines.

Leeds Metropolitan University


Athletic Center of this university includes about 49 sports clubs, which compete with other educational institutions on the weekly basis. Students can go in for football, biking, athletics, park out and enjoy the modern gym, sports arena, and bouldering wall.

Cardiff Metropolitan University


Those students, who take part in sports clubs of this educational institution, compete both on the university level and in the BUCS. What is more, best sportsmen get university’s scholarship (up to £1,000) to encourage them for development.

Harper Adams University


“Study hard, play hard” – is a motto of Harper Adams University, whose students were the best at rugby union, pigeon shooting and hockey. The student has the opportunity to practice on the modern pitch, bowling green and swimming pool.

University of Birmingham


Sports life is extremely important for this university. Students spend a lot of time practicing and competing with other universities. That is why the University of Birmingham is in top-3 of BUCS championship.

University of Chichester


SARC (Sports Activity andResearch Center) of this university creates best conditions for active sports life of students. There are a lot of facilities, including three netballs courts, climbing the wall and four tennis courts.

Loughborough University


This university’s administration believes that sport should play an important part in the life of every student. That is why there are gyms, swimming pool, material art studio and athletic center on the territory of campus.