Northumbria University has an aquatics programme comprising of swimming and water polo and the two programmes are integrated. 

Northumbria are number one in the UK for Paralympic swimming and have had a run of success at BUCS long and short course events. Northumbria have had a successful swimming programme for a number of year and since 2012 have been a leading institution for Paralympic swimming. We focus on offering athlete centred, coach led programme that enables our swimmers to have a successful dual career.

With a strong representation at the Paralympic games in Rio 2016, including current students Claire Cashmore Double Paralympic Silver Medallist, Takayuki Suzuki world record holder and Andrew Mullen double world silver medallist.

Our water polo programme consist of a men’s and women’s team led by ex GB player Neil Bowers. These developing teams have are quickly progressing as one of the leading University’s for water polo. The team receive expert coaching in both swimming and water polo as well as access to tailored support services.

Check out the fixtures page for the upcoming games. For Scholarship information visit our Scholarships page.

M1 Water Polo

The men's team play in the Premier North BUCS League. The team finished 3rd in their league last year and are hoping to improve on that in the 2018/19 season. 

Club Structure

Coach: Neil Bowers
Captain: 
President: 

Recent Success

1st Place BUCS Water Polo 2016-2017 Super 8s Qualifier #4
3rd Place BUCS Water Polo 2017-2018 Premier North


W1 Waterpolo

The women's team play in the Northern 1A BUCS League. The team finished 2nd place last year and are looking to improve upon that this year.

Club Structure

Coach: Neil Bowers
Captain: 
President: 

Recent Success

2nd Place BUCS Water Polo 2017-2018 Northern 1A


 

 

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