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Maximise your sporting potential – try out for our Futures Athlete Development programme

22 August 2017

Young sportspeople looking to maximise their potential and gain an added advantage on their sporting journey are being invited to attend a free screening day for the 2017-18 Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme. Taking place at the University of Bath Sports Training Village on Saturday, September 9, the screening day will test the physical fitness, speed and power of current and aspiring members of the talent development scheme. They will also receive an introduction...

Team England rhythmic gymnastics group in training at the University of Bath, October 2016

England rhythmic gymnasts step up Gold Coast 2018 preparations at University of Bath training camp

15 August 2017

Team England’s rhythmic gymnastics squad have been continuing their build-up to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games with a productive training week at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. Squad members Mimi-Isabella Cesar (pictured) and Stephani Sherlock also took the opportunity to finalise their preparations for the 2017 World University Games, taking place in Taipei next week. Overseeing the camp once again was City of Bath Rhythmic Gymnastics Club coach Sarah Moon, who guided Team...

Class acts – sporty schoolkids from South West take part in Summer School Games at STV

05 July 2017

Hundreds of youngsters from across the South West demonstrated their sporting skills in the inspirational surroundings of the University of Bath Sports Training Village (STV) on Wednesday as they competed in the Summer School Games. Pupils from Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucester who had qualified through previous competitions took part in the annual event, which was organised by the West of England Sports Trust (Wesport). They made full use...

Donate old sports kit and equipment to Zambia 5050 appeal this week

29 May 2017

Athletes and teams are being asked to donate their old sports kit and equipment to the Zambia 5050 appeal at the University of Bath this week. Donations of balls, bibs, T-shirts, shorts, trainers, boots and larger equipment like netball posts and five-a-side goals are being accepted at the Team Bath Training & Development Office, outside the Founders Hall, from 11am to 2pm on Wednesday (May 31). It is in support of the inspirational Volunteer Zambia project, which...

University of Bath Festival 2017

What a day! Thousands enjoy family fun at first-ever University of Bath Festival

06 May 2017

More than 8,000 people enjoyed an action-packed day of family fun when the University of Bath celebrated its 50th anniversary by staging its first-ever community Festival. There were activities across the Claverton Down campus, including the Active Zone at the £30million Sports Training Village where visitors got to try out 15 different sports and take on a Mini Olympics challenge. Team Bath Netball Superleague stars Shantal Slater and Vangelee Williams staged a shooting challenge and...

Peter Scott receives the Sports Personality of the Year award from HRH The Earl of Wessex at the 2017 Blues Awards

Hockey star Peter Scott named Sports Personality of the Year at annual Blues Awards

04 May 2017

England hockey international Peter Scott was named as the University of Bath’s Sports Personality of the Year at a Blues Awards ceremony attended by HRH The Earl of Wessex. Sports Performance student Scott, a Trendell Sports Scholar who made his senior England debut in March, topped a poll of Students’ Union Sport members from a shortlist that also included tennis player Emma Hurst and judoka Jan Gosiewski and Prisca Awiti-Alcaraz. Scott was presented with his...

UKAD chairman Trevor Pearce (right) presents the accreditation plaque to University of Bath Director of Sport Stephen Baddeley

University of Bath proud to be awarded ‘elite status’ accreditation by UK Anti-Doping

20 March 2017

The University of Bath has become the latest university to complete UK Anti-Doping (UKAD)’s Accreditation Programme. The University has shown its firm commitment and dedication to clean sport by completing the programme and achieving the highest level of ‘elite status’. The Accreditation Programme was launched in 2012 to recognise and enhance the work being conducted by universities, colleges and schools in the UK, in support of UKAD’s prevention strategy and vision of clean sport. The...

Cameron Chalmers wins 400m gold at the 2017 BUCS Nationals in Sheffield

Multitude of medals as University of Bath student-athletes impress at BUCS Nationals

21 February 2017

The University of Bath won 37 medals – 11 of them gold – as student-athletes enjoyed a successful weekend at the BUCS Nationals in Sheffield, one of Britain’s biggest annual multi-sport competitions. There were plenty of memorable moments on the athletics track, with Sport Performance student Cameron Chalmers – supported by a Thompson Education Trust Scholarship – equaling the championship record of 46.91 as he retained the men’s 400m title. A sensational last leg saw...

Alex Lane in action in the men's singles final at the English National Badminton Championships, February 2016

Sporty students and Olympians head to Sheffield for BUCS Nationals

17 February 2017

More than 200 student-athletes – and several Olympians – will represent the University of Bath across eight different sports when the BUCS Nationals take place in Sheffield this weekend. Rio 2016 swimming medallists Jazz Carlin, Siobhan-Marie O’Connor and James Guy, who all train at the University with the British Swimming National Centre Bath, are among those taking part in the major three-day competition. They, along with fellow Olympian and Chemical Engineering graduate Andrew Willis, will...

Prince Harry discussed tattoos and tennis on court at University of Bath. Pic: Bryn Vaile, Matchtight Ltd

Royalty, rugby and Rio glory – a 50th-anniversary year to remember at University of Bath

26 December 2016

Outstanding success at the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games plus the visit of sporting and actual royalty ensured that the University of Bath’s 50th anniversary was celebrated in fitting style during 2016. When the University received Royal Charter status on October 25, 1966, there were no sporting facilities on the Claverton Down campus. Five decades later, it has developed into what Director of Sport Stephen Baddeley believes is “the most vibrant, exciting and dynamic sporting...

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