British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS)

More than 1,000 students represent the University of Bath in British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) competitions each year and the University holds a strong record of finishing high up in the overall BUCS rankings.

Home matches are played on Wednesday afternoons at venues across the University campus including the Sports Training Village, the St John’s and SITEC pitches, and the Founders’ Hall.

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BUCS points table 2018-19 (as of March 5)

Pos University League Cup Individual Total points
1st Loughborough University 2186 646 1285.2 4117.2
2nd University of Nottingham 2496 782 706 3984
3rd Durham University 2471 777 119 3367
4th University of Edinburgh 1770.5 482 770 3022.5
5th University of Exeter 2027 578 355 2963
6h University of Bath 1849.5 479 543 2871.5

Sports Personality of the Year Anna Hopkin receiving her award from Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell at the 2018 Blues AwardsClick here to see the full table.

Blues Awards 2018

The Blues Awards ceremony is an annual celebration of student sport at the University of Bath. Sport & Exercise Science student Anna Hopkin, a swimmer who medalled at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, won the Sports Personality of the Year Award in 2018 and was presented with his prize by Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell, who is Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bath. Click here to see a full list of winners.

Students’ Union sport

Students’ Union Sport Officer for the 2018-19 academic year is Andy Galloway, in his first year in the post. Andy looks after all of the sports clubs and their committees including training, club development and finances. He oversees the SU’s recreational and social sport activities, events such as Snowball and Varsity, coaching qualifications for committees and volunteer recognition.

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Andy is contactable via email at or follow SU Sport on twitter (@BathSUSport) to stay up to date.

Get involved in student sport

For the latest information about how to join a student sports club at the University of Bath, see the Student Sport website.

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