Northumbria’s Volleyball club has a rich list of successful history from BUCS & National League & Cup Championship titles!

The club consists of 2x Men’s & 2x Women’s teams who compete in weekly fixtures in BUCS. The level of play is competitive with the Men & Women’s 1st teams sitting in the highest leagues within BUCS.

Despite the level of competition, the club are very friendly and welcoming and always keen to take on new members whether you have played the sport before or not. The club have members from all over the world so it is great to meet lots of interesting people creating long lasting friendships. Based out of Sport Central, the club have access to coached sessions throughout the week including S&C. The sessions vary from fitness and ball work to scrimmages.

On top of all the fun you will have on and off the court, you will 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.

Available Volleyball Memberships:

"Just PLAY"   Free

Mondays 17:00 - 18:00

This programme is aimed at students who are interested in playing the sport without any commitment. The fun and engaging sessions are completely free to book on to, on a weekly basis, as a first come first served, via our app. There will be 30 spaces available in each of the sessions each week.


“COMPETE”  £200

M2:  Monday 18:30 - 20:00 (Sport Central)  &  Friday 19:00 - 21:00 (Coach Lane)

W2:  Monday 17:00 - 18:30 (Sport Central)  &   Friday 17:00 - 19:00 (Coach Lane)


This membership offers regular coached sessions and includes opportunities to take part in BUCS fixtures. In additional to our focus 1st PERFORM teams, we also have Men's 2nd and Womens' 2nd teams entered in to BUCS this year. COMPETE memberships can only be purchased following successful squad selection during our Big Week of Sport. If you are interested in joining any of the COMPETE squads but missed the chance during BWOS you'll need to contact the coaches, listed further below. 


“PERFORM”  Our Focus Sport 1st teams.


M1:  Monday 07:00 - 08:45,  Monday 20:00 - 22:00,  Thursday 20:00 - 22:00,  Friday 20:30 - 22:00  (All Sport Central)

W1:  Monday 07:00 - 08:45,  Monday 18:00 - 20:00,  Thursday 18:00 - 20:00,  Friday 19:00 - 20:30 (All Sport Central)


Perform memberships are determined by the Head Coach of each sport through Focus Sport Scholarship applications prior to the seaons starting. (See "Student Athletes" tab for more information). All PERFORM squads are now full


Training Dates:

Semester 1 w/c: 02.10.2023 - 11.12.2023

Semester 2 w/c: 08.01.2024 - 18.03.2024

Semester 3 w/c: 15.04.2024 - 29.04.2024

Please note some dates within the dates above are unavailable due to facility closures or external events.

Key Contacts

Head Coach: Daniel Livingstone

Club President: Alix Sinnott


The Volleyball club is supported by Northumbria Sport's Club Development Officer Amy Hargrave.