Student Sport Council



Do you want to represent the student body and share your ideas on how we can shape the way we deliver sport at University?


The Student Sport Council (SSC) is a brand new Northumbria Sport initiative for 2019. The SSC is elected from and by the student body. The role of the SSC is to represent and support students, ensuring that they can play a role in shaping the sport programme at Northumbria. The SSC works with students and staff to capture the views of students to ensure everyone can access and contribute to a broad range of sport and wellbeing activities.

The SSC will be made up of 6 roles;

  • Student Sport Club Officers (4 roles available)

  • Leagues Officer (1 role available)

  • 1 Wellbeing & Inclusion Officer


Student Sport Council Roles


Student Sport Club Officer (4 roles available):

This position allows students to work closely with the Student Sport Clubs and staff to support the development of their clubs. You will be responsible for looking after a number of clubs and will be expected to meet with them regularly to support them in achieving their club aims and objectives.

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Leagues Officer (1 role available):

This position involves working closely with staff to develop our student leagues programme. You will work closely with key departments across the University to promote, communicate and engage with students to introduce new sports and expand existing sports within the leagues programme.

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Wellbeing & Inclusion Officer (1 role available):

This position aims to use Northumbria Sport programmes and activities to contribute to student wellbeing whilst at University. You will work closely with key departments across the University to provide pathways to get involved in sport. This involves working alongside the Students Union to promote and delivery key campaigns and events across the year.

Work closely with the Student Sport President to ensure all of our sporting programmes are inclusive. You will communicate with underrepresented groups across the university to ensure we are providing suitable activities for them to engage in sport.

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If elected on to the Student Sport Council you have a choice of receiving one of the following up to the value of £200:


- Annual Fitness Membership

- Annual Club Membership

- Funding towards a training and development initiative of your choice


Closing date for first stages of the application process is: Midnight Sunday 20th October.


To find out more information on how to apply, download the Student Sport Council Election Information Pack or