student sport council


The Student Sport Council 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 council 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.


Student Sport Council Roles

The SSC is made up of 3 different roles;

- Student Sport Club Officers

- Wellbeing & Inclusion Officer

- Student League Officer


Student Sport Club Officer:

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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Wellbeing & Inclusion Officer:

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 deliver key campaigns and events across the year.

Work closely with the Student Sport Sabbatical Officer to ensure all of our sporting programmes are as inclusive as possible. 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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Student League Officer

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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Interested in running for the Student Sport Council … download the Student Sport Council Election Information Pack for more info. Click Here > 

Contact Emma Collier, Sabbatical Officer for Sport by clicking here