Welcome or welcome back to the University of Nottingham!

We can't wait for you to discover all the great ways you can get involved with sport and fitness during your studies here at the University of Nottingham in 2024.

Check out all the information below for all you need to know about getting active with University of Nottingham Sport.

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You are #GreenandGold!

Get ready for all that's ahead in 2024


Join as a sport and fitness member to #FindYourActive through the wide range of facilities and programmes that we have on offer right here on the University of Nottingham campus


Try out different sports and meet like-minded people with our sports club tasters that will help find the right club for you


Get involved with our range of events with something on offer for everyone, from the opportunity to see how you can represent your hall this year, or even try a new sport each and every week!


Show your support for your university at our BUCS fixtures every Wednesday on the University of Nottingham campus

What's on offer at The University of Nottingham

With us, you can #FindYourActive in many different ways as we have a huge offer for students here at the University of Nottingham, and plenty of opportunities to try out our clubs and programmes. Check out what might be the right fit for you. 

A female badminton player representing the University of Nottingham "I want to represent the University of Nottingham"

We have over 70 sports clubs at the University, several of whom compete in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) leagues or in other national and regional competitions. Some clubs run trials at the beginning of the Autumn term to select squads but many welcome new players throughout the year.

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An IMS football match taking place at the University of Nottingham "I'd like to play competitive matches"

As well as playing against other Universities, there's also a huge intramural sports programme at the University of Nottingham. You can choose from 13 different sports including football, netball and rugby and teams can be made up of halls (join your Facebook group) societies or groups of friends. Matches all take place on campus, either on Wednesdays or weekends.

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A student using our gym facilities "I love keeping fit"

Our student sports and fitness membership includes access to three fully-equipped fitness suites as well as over 150 weekly group exercise classes. Members can also take advantage of 1-2-1 sessions with our fitness instructors, where you can build your own personal fitness programme.

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A University of Nottingham student taking part in a cricket Just Play session "I just want to play for fun"

For students who want to play sport for fun, our Just Play programme is ideal. With over 20 sports on the programme, you can drop in for just a small cost or free if you have a UoN sports and fitness membership. Lots of our sports clubs also have a social section for casual players.

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A leadership session taking place at the University of Nottingham "I want to develop my leadership skills"

Our Leadership Academy offers students several options to develop their leadership skills including delivering in local schools, coaching in clubs or officiating. Suitable for all students, the Academy provides training, mentoring and hands-on experience to all participants.

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A wheelchair basketball player about to take a shot at the University of Nottingham "I'm a disabled student"

We have a dedicated disability sport offer for students with a disability or long term medical condition including discounted sports and fitness memberships, supported fitness sessions and inclusive sessions. Our sports clubs also are committed to ensuring they are inclusive and accessible to all students at the University.

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#FindYourActive at University of Nottingham Sport

Discover all you need to know about getting active on-campus with University of Nottingham Sport. From key information about our facilities, programmes and membership, click below to #FindYourActive!

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Frequently asked questions

In order to join one of our sports clubs, you will need to purchase a club membership via one of the below methods:

  1. Find your sports club on the Students' Union website and login using your University account (activated upon registration). You will then be able to make your payment online - card payments only. Returning students, please note that 2023/24 memberships will be on sale online from 1 August 2023.
  2. Visit the SU Box Office in the Portland Building where you can make payment by cash or card.

Please note, several sports clubs will also require you to purchase UoN sports and fitness membership - check with an individual club to see if this is the case.

These are the ways you can find out about the sporting offer for Sutton Bonington students:

  1. Visit the Sutton Bonington Sports Centre and speaking to our staff at the centre.
  2. Visit the Sutton Bonington Guild website for a list of all the SB sports clubs you can join.