Northumbria University is a major player in BUCS (British Universities and 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, Cycling, Fencing, Football, Futsal, Gaelic Football, Golf, Hockey, Judo, Jitsu, Lacrosse, Netball, Rowing, Rugby League, Rugby Union, Squash, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Waterpolo
BUCS also holds competitions in the following sports:
Archery, Canoe, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Climbing, Cricket, Equestrian, Gymnastics, Karate, Modern Biathlon/Pentathlon, Orienteering, Pool, Rifle, Rugby Fives, Sailing, Snooker, Snow Sports, Surfing, Trampolining, Ten Pin Bowling, Wakeboarding, Windsurfing.
If you are a performance level in any of the above sports then please contact Josie Pointon, Student Sport President:
Northumbria University is a major player in BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport)- the premier sporting competition for students across the UK.
The Stan Calvert Cup is as big as it gets in University sport as Northumbria tackle sporting rivals Newcastle each year for the only prize that matters-the coveted Stan Calvert cup.
In addition to Northumbria's successful BUCS teams, our National League Programme sees Team Northumbria being represented at local, regional and national level.
Find out fixture information for the Netball Superleague 2013 season as well as how to get tickets here.
Each year Team Northumbria awards generous Sport Scholarships to talented athletes studying at Northumbria University.
Team Northumbria offers a range of Support Services to scholarship athletes and those who are part of Team Northumbria performance squads.