Northumbria Universities Cheerleading club (also known as the Northstars) have developed a national reputation for excellent following successful campaigns at national championships in recent years. The club offer a mixture of entertainment and exercise through a warm and welcoming environment for cheerleaders, dancers and gymnasts of all abilities to enjoy.

The Northstars compete in five main squads (All Girl Level 3, Pom, Hip Hop, Jazz & Group Stunt Level 2). They also perform on a regular basis under the name ‘Eaglettes’ for the local British Basketball team, Newcastle Eagles at all their home fixtures.

On top of all the fun you’ll have competing, training and learning the amazing sport that is Cheerleading, you’ll enjoy a variety of social events organised by the club making it the perfect opportunity to play the sport you love while having a great time and making new friends.

Getting involved

Cheerleading is one of our ‘JUST JOIN’ clubs although squads’ places are limited.

Once you have been selected into one of our teams you will need to pay to join the club.

For more information on getting involved please contact our Club President.

Club Costs

Cheerleading receive coached training sessions, access to competitions and use of playing kit (poms) included in their membership fee.

  • Cheerleading              | £125

Looking to purchase your membership now? Please follow the link below and complete all fields required:

Training Times & Venues

All of Cheerleading’s training takes place on city campus (Upper Hall within Sport Central & Lipman Gym) on the following days and times:


  • Thursday 7pm – 10pm (Upper Hall)
  • Sunday 5pm – 7.30pm (Lipman)

Key Contacts

Head Coach: TBC

Club President: Iona Irwin

Social Media

Facebook: Northumbria Northstars Cheerleading Team

Instagram: Northumbria_northstars

Twitter: @Northstars_