British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS)

Show your support for the Blue & Gold!

Around 1,500 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.

All activities – coaching, training, competition and recreational – are subject to prevailing Government and sport-specific guidelines.

Sophie Drakeford-Lewis of Team Bath and England NetballBlues Awards

The Blues Awards ceremony is an annual celebration of student sport at the University of Bath. Integrated Mechanical & Electrical Engineering student Sophie Drakeford-Lewis, a Bill Whiteley Sporting Scholar who plays netball for Team Bath and England, was voted by his fellow student-athletes as the University of Bath’s Sports Personality of the Year in the 2021 Blues Awards.  Click here to read more.

Get involved in students sport

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

Students’ Union Sport Officer for the 2020-21 academic year is Tom Sawko, in his second year in the post. Tom 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.

For more information make sure you visit Contact Tom via email at or follow SU Sport on twitter (@BathSUSport) to stay up to date.

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