Northumbria Sport

If you’re looking for a university that takes a modern, professional approach and puts the student athlete at the heart of everything it does then look no further than Northumbria University.

UK Top 5 For Sport

During the last decade Northumbria has invested millions of pounds in world class facilities and a team of specialist staff - building a professional, high performance sport system that has attracted the very best student athletes from across the globe.

Innovative and ambitious, we have delivered cutting edge sport programmes unique to Northumbria and ensured our students benefit from the very best academic support.

Our annual sports ball celebrates every aspect of our Northumbria Sport programme.

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Through our NORTH programme, you can meet like-minded students by taking part in our weekly sport sessions. They’re relaxed, informal and a great way to make new friends. With more than 20 different sports to choose from there really is something for everybody!

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Team Northumbria

Our High Performance Sport programme - Team Northumbria - has achieved the best results in our history and is firmly established in the UK’s top 10 universities for sport. Discover more to find out why choosing Northumbria might be the best decision you ever make.

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Our Volunteering and Internship programme is focused on providing an incredible student experience. Enjoy sport and develop your career through industry-relevant volunteering and internship placements.

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Challenge yourself and create moments to remember for a lifetime with the Northumbria Sport Foundation. Our partner charity raises money to deliver sport programmes both in our local community and internationally.

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