Thinking of Bath? Here’s what you need to know…

The University of Bath is one of the UK’s leading universities and all of its students have access to top-class sporting facilities on campus, offering a wealth of opportunity that can truly add to the student experience.

We know how important it is to have a balance between sport and academics – not just if you are pursuing both careers but in maintaining a healthy lifestyle too.

Watch our student sport video

From performance sport to recreational, we offer all students at the University of Bath the opportunity to get active – click this link to enjoy a preview

Tour our world-class facilities

A Gym & Fitness Centre, Olympic-sized swimming pool, indoor and outdoor athletics tracks, tennis courts and much more – click here to see what we have to offer on campus


Performance sport

We are committed to helping student-athletes excel in both their sporting and academic careers as they combine a world-class education at the University of Bath with training and competing at the most vibrant sporting environment in the country.

Download our brochure

Find out more about our performance sport offer and how we can help you fulfil your potential

Sporting Scholarships

Dozens of student-athletes receive financial support every year – see how we can back your sporting journey

Dual Career

Discover how we help more than 100 student-athletes juggle the twin demands of sport and study

We have nine priority sports at the University of Bath where students have access to a full-time coach and receive a variety of sport science support, including Strength and Conditioning, physiotherapy and massage. Fill in the forms to receive information relevant to that sport and studying at the University of Bath, plus opportunities to attend sport-specific trials.

Athletics

Lead coach: Colin Bovell
Key facilities: 400m international outdoor track; 140m indoor sprint track; indoor throws and jumps hall; Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre; sports science and medicine support. 
Video: Click here to watch
Brochure: Download here
Register your interest: Click here to fill in the athletics form

Badminton

Lead coach: Peter Bush
Key facilities: Three large sports halls with sprung wooden floors; Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre; physio and sport science support. 
Brochure: Download here
Register your interest: Click here to fill in the badminton form

 

Football

Lead coach: Che Wilson
Key facilities: Eight football pitches; Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre; physio and sport science support. 
Video: Click here to watch
Brochure: Download here
Register your interest: Click here to fill in the football form

 

Hockey

Lead coach: Jody Paul
Key facilities: Water-based pitch; sand-dressed pitch; Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre; physio and sport science support. 
Video: Click here to watch
Brochure: Download here
Register your interest: Click here to fill in the hockey form

Judo

Lead coach: Adam Hall
Key facilities: Traditional Japanese-style dojo; Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre; physio and sport science support. 
Register your interest: Click here to fill in the judo form

 

 

Netball

Lead coach (student): Rachel Shaw
Key facilities: Three large sports halls; Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre; sports science and medicine support; links to Team Bath Netball performance programme.
Brochure: Download here
Register your interest: Click here to fill in the netball form

Rugby

Lead coach: Aaron James
Key facilities: Six dedicated rugby pitches; Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre; physio and sport science; links to Bath Rugby Academy.
Video: Click here to watch
Brochure: Download here
Register your interest: Click here to fill in the rugby form

 

Swimming

Lead coach: Mark Skimming
Key facilities: Olympic-sized London 2012 Legacy Swimming Pool; Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre; physio and sport science support.
Video: Click here to watch
Register your interest: Click here to fill in the swimming form

 

Tennis

Lead coach: Barry Scollo
Key facilities: Eight indoor courts, four outdoor hard courts, four outdoor artificial clay courts and two outdoor American clay courts; Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre; physio and sport science support.
Video: Click here to watch
Brochure: Download here
Register your interest: Click here to fill in the tennis form


Competitive sport

If you want to take your sport to the next level, you can put on the famous Blue & Gold kit and join the 1,500 students already representing our 71 SU Bath Sport teams in BUCS [British Universities & Colleges Sport] competition both regionally and nationally. We regularly finish in the top six in the annual national BUCS points rankings.

Student sport brochure

We offer a wealth of sporting opportunities that will enrich your student experience – find out more here

Wear the Blue & Gold

Find out more about representing the University of Bath on the BUCS stage

 

SU Sports Clubs

There are 49 student sports clubs run by The SU Bath Sport, 39 of which field BUCS teams – see the list of clubs here


Get active

Our state-of-the-art £35million Sports Training Village on campus is open to all students and provides the opportunity for everyone to take part in sport here at the University of Bath.

Access to most of these facilities is included in our FREE Sports Pass, automatically included on all student library cards, while special student membership offers are also available for the gym.

Sports Training Village

An inspirational training centre that is at the heart of our student sports offering – click here to view our wide range of facilities and take a virtual tour

Gym & Fitness Centre

Nearly 200 workout stations and two studios offering around 100 group exercise classes each week – check out our great student membership offers

 Student Sports Pass

Access a host of our facilities for free and benefit from dedicated participation times, priority booking and coaching opportunities – click here to find out more

Find a sport for you

From ultimate frisbee to sailing, skydiving to lacrosse, rowing to horse riding, there is something for everyone – click here to see our student sport clubs

Recreational sport

Bath Active is our thriving social sport and activity programme that you can get involved with for free, with activities throughout the week – find out more here


Coaching and training opportunities

Learn such vocational skills as personal training, sports massage and pool lifeguard or develop your coaching by working with youngsters on our Team Bath Tribe camps – there are plenty of opportunities to broaden your horizons and expand your skills set right here on campus.

Vocational Courses

Keen to work in the sport, health and fitness industry? Gain a qualification with us – discounts available to University of Bath students.

Coach with Tribe

The perfect opportunity for students to get involved in coaching young athletes and develop their skills – click here to find out more.


Study at Bath

Find out more about the courses available at the University of Bath by clicking here or order a prospectus by clicking here.

And don’t forget you can visit campus, check out our facilities and meet our coaches during the annual University of Bath Open Days – click here to find out more. Alternatively, check out the undergraduate virtual experience by clicking here.

 

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