Northumbria University is a major player in BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) - the premier sporting competition for students across the UK.

We compete in a huge range of BUCS sports across a multitude of different levels and there are opportunities in our competitive teams for all students who have the commitment and dedication to play for Team Northumbria.

Our BUCS competitors benefit from some of the best coaches and facilities in the UK. Sport Central, our £30m sport facility provides hundreds of student athletes with a state of the art base for competing and for training. Even if competing is not for you, come along to support your friends as they compete on Wednesdays throughout each semester!

You can represent Team Northumbria in BUCS in the following sports:

American Football, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Cricket, Fencing, Football, Futsal, Gaelic Football, Golf, Hockey, Jitsu, Lacrosse, Netball, Rugby League, Rugby Union, Rugby Sevens, Snow Sports, Squash, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee Volleyball, Water polo

Come along to the Northumbria Sport Welcome event on Wednesday 14th September in Sport Central to sign up for this season's trials and to find out more about all of the sports on offer directly from our coaches and athletes themselves.

Other Sports

BUCS also holds competitions in the following sports:

Archery, Canoe, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Climbing, Cycling, Equestrian, Gymnastics, Judo, Karate, Korfball, Modern Biathlon/Pentathlon, Orienteering, Pool, Rifle, Sailing, Snooker, Surfing, Trampolining, Windsurfing.

If you compete in any of these sports and are interested in competing for Team Northumbria, please get in touch with one of our team by emailing tn.bookings@northumbria.ac.uk.

Our bespoke Team Northumbria Student Athlete Membership package incorporates access to key facilities and services to ensure you, as our athletes, are at the peak of your performance. Once you have been officially selected into a Team Northumbria team, you will be required to have a valid membership.

We've listed everything you need to know about Team Northumbria memberships in one place, so click through to find out more

Click here to view the latest fixtures and results from our BUCS Leagues and Competitions. 

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