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.

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

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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 200 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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The best way to dive into all of the above is by joining us as a member!

We offer such a wide variety of inclusive sport and fitness opportunities for students that are all included within Sport and Fitness Membership! Join online today to secure a fantastic 6 months of incredible ways to #FindYourActive!

Membership will run all the way up to 30 June 2023 to ensure you make the most of every second on campus this academic year.

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Get involved with 'Refreshers' events!

There are a range of sport and Student Union events happening at the University of Nottingham during 'Refreshers' that you can come along to and get involved with!

Discover Nottingham & Activities and Societies Fairs | 30 Jan - 2 Feb @ Portland Building Find out all about the ultimate student essentials & exclusive special offers, & meet societies & clubs!

Find the club for you and learn more about trials and tasters

We've got over 70 sports clubs that you can join during your time at the University of Nottingham. Find out how you can find the ones right for you with our club tasters!

Trials are sessions used by clubs to select players for their teams for the coming academic year. Trials are suitable for students who wish to represent the University in a particular sport.

Tasters are open sessions for players of any ability and it doesn't matter if you haven't tried the sport before. Tasters are suitable for students who want to find out more about a sport or club before joining. These are free of charge unless stated.*

*Pre-registration necessary and/or transport available - click on the individual club tile below to find out more, and use the A-Z of clubs below to contact the club.

American Football

Flag Taster | 31/01/2023

8.30pm - 10.30pm at David Ross Sports Village 3G

Flag Taster | 04/02/2023

10am - 12pm at Jubilee Sports Centre 3G

Artistic Swimming

Artistic Swimming Taster | 02/02/2023

5.30pm - 7pm at David Ross Sports Village Swimming Pool

Artistic Swimming Taster | 05/02/2023

5pm - 6.30pm at David Ross Sports Village Swimming Pool

Boxing

Boxing Taster | 01/02/2023

5.15pm - 6.15pm at David Ross Sports Village Studio 2

Boxing Taster | 01/02/2023

6.15pm - 7.15pm at David Ross Sports Village Studio 2

Boxing Taster | 02/02/2023

5.15pm - 6.15pm at David Ross Sports Village Studio 2

Boxing Taster | 02/02/2023

6.15pm - 7.15pm at David Ross Sports Village Studio 2

Caving

Caving Taster | 31/01/2023

5pm - 9pm at David Ross Sports Village Climbing Wall 

Cost: £5

Dodgeball

Dodgeball Taster | 30/01/2023

7.30pm - 9pm at David Ross Sports Village Hall D

Floorball

Floorball Taster | 22/01/2023

3pm - 5pm at Jubilee Sports Centre Hall 2

Floorball Taster | 29/01/2023

3pm - 5pm at Jubilee Sports Centre Hall 2

Floorball Taster | 01/02/2023

7pm - 9pm at Jubilee Sports Centre Hall 2

Floorball Taster | 05/02/2023

3pm - 5pm at Jubilee Sports Centre Hall 2

Futsal

Men's Futsal Trial | 31/01/2023

11am - 2pm at David Ross Sports Village Sports Hall

Cost: £3

Men's Futsal Trial | 02/02/2023

10am - 1pm at David Ross Sports Village Sports Hall

Cost: £3

Gymnastics

Gymnastics Taster | 06/02/2023

Nottingham Gymnastics Academy, Rushcliffe Leisure Centre, NG2 7BW

8.15pm - 10.15pm (Arrive at Life Sciences Car Park at 7.45pm)

Cost: £6 via SU website

Handball

Women's Handball Taster | 30/01/2023

9pm - 10.30pm at David Ross Sports Village Sports Hall D

Mixed Handball Taster | 02/02/2023

9pm - 10.30pm at David Ross Sports Village Sports Hall B

Mixed Handball Taster | 05/02/2023

1pm - 3pm at David Ross Sports Village Sports Hall D

Hockey

Men's Hockey Open Training Session | 31/01/2023

5pm - 6.30pm at David Ross Sports Village STP

Jiu Jitsu

Jiu Jitsu Taster | 01/02/2023

6pm - 8pm at David Ross Sports Village Dojo

Jiu Jitsu Taster | 03/02/2023

5pm - 7pm at Jubilee Sports Centre Studio

Karate

Karate Taster | 31/01/2023

8pm - 10.30pm at David Ross Sports Village Dojo

Karate Taster | 02/02/2023

8pm - 10.30pm at David Ross Sports Village Dojo

Karate Taster | 05/02/2023

7.30pm - 9.30pm at David Ross Sports Village Dojo

Kayak

Kayak Taster | 01/02/2023

9.30pm - 10.30pm at David Ross Sports Village Swimming Pool

Kayak Taster | 03/02/2023

8.30pm - 9.30pm at David Ross Sports Village Swimming Pool

Korfball

Korfball Taster | 02/02/2023

6pm - 7pm at David Ross Sports Village Sports Hall

Rugby League

Women's Rugby League Taster | 12/02/2023

5.30pm - 6.30pm at David Ross Sports Village 3G

Rugby Union

Men's Rugby Union Taster | 03/02/2023

8pm - 9.30pm at David Ross Sports Village 3G

Women's Rugby Union Taster | 03/02/2023

5pm - 6.30pm at David Ross Sports Village 3G

Skydiving

Skydiving Taster | 02/02/23

UoN Skydiving Info Talk from 6:30pm – 7:30pm in Room A44, Clive Granger Building

Softball & Baseball

Softball Taster | 04/02/2023

1pm - 3pm at Jubilee Sports Centre 3G

Squash

Squash Taster | 31/01/2023

1pm - 5pm at David Ross Sports Village Squash Courts

Squash Taster | 01/02/2023

5.30pm - 7.30pm at David Ross Sports Village Squash Courts

Table Tennis

Table Tennis Taster | 05/02/23

7pm - 9pm at David Ross Sports Village Salle

Thai Boxing

Thai Boxing Taster | 01/02/2023

2pm - 4pm at David Ross Sports Village Dojo

Thai Boxing Taster | 02/02/2023

5pm - 6pm at David Ross Sports Village Dojo

Ultimate

Ultimate Frisbee Taster | 31/01/2023

4.30pm - 6.30pm at Jubilee Sports Centre 3G

Wheelchair Basketball

Wheelchair Basketball Taster | 31/01/2023

5pm - 6pm at David Ross Sports Village Hall C

Wheelchair Basketball Taster | 04/02/2023

10am - 12pm at David Ross Sports Village Hall C

American Football

Flag Taster | 31/01/2023

8.30pm - 10.30pm at David Ross Sports Village 3G

Flag Taster | 04/02/2023

10am - 12pm at Jubilee Sports Centre 3G

Artistic Swimming

Artistic Swimming Taster | 02/02/2023

5.30pm - 7pm at David Ross Sports Village Swimming Pool

Artistic Swimming Taster | 05/02/2023

5pm - 6.30pm at David Ross Sports Village Swimming Pool

Boxing

Boxing Taster | 01/02/2023

5.15pm - 6.15pm at David Ross Sports Village Studio 2

Boxing Taster | 01/02/2023

6.15pm - 7.15pm at David Ross Sports Village Studio 2

Boxing Taster | 02/02/2023

5.15pm - 6.15pm at David Ross Sports Village Studio 2

Boxing Taster | 02/02/2023

6.15pm - 7.15pm at David Ross Sports Village Studio 2

Caving

Caving Taster | 31/01/2023

5pm - 9pm at David Ross Sports Village Climbing Wall 

Cost: £5

Dodgeball

Dodgeball Taster | 30/01/2023

7.30pm - 9pm at David Ross Sports Village Hall D

Floorball

Floorball Taster | 22/01/2023

3pm - 5pm at Jubilee Sports Centre Hall 2

Floorball Taster | 29/01/2023

3pm - 5pm at Jubilee Sports Centre Hall 2

Floorball Taster | 01/02/2023

7pm - 9pm at Jubilee Sports Centre Hall 2

Floorball Taster | 05/02/2023

3pm - 5pm at Jubilee Sports Centre Hall 2

Futsal

Men's Futsal Trial | 31/01/2023

11am - 2pm at David Ross Sports Village Sports Hall

Cost: £3

Men's Futsal Trial | 02/02/2023

10am - 1pm at David Ross Sports Village Sports Hall

Cost: £3

Gymnastics

Gymnastics Taster | 06/02/2023

Nottingham Gymnastics Academy, Rushcliffe Leisure Centre, NG2 7BW

8.15pm - 10.15pm (Arrive at Life Sciences Car Park at 7.45pm)

Cost: £6 via SU website

Handball

Women's Handball Taster | 30/01/2023

9pm - 10.30pm at David Ross Sports Village Sports Hall D

Mixed Handball Taster | 02/02/2023

9pm - 10.30pm at David Ross Sports Village Sports Hall B

Mixed Handball Taster | 05/02/2023

1pm - 3pm at David Ross Sports Village Sports Hall D

Hockey

Men's Hockey Open Training Session | 31/01/2023

5pm - 6.30pm at David Ross Sports Village STP

Jiu Jitsu

Jiu Jitsu Taster | 01/02/2023

6pm - 8pm at David Ross Sports Village Dojo

Jiu Jitsu Taster | 03/02/2023

5pm - 7pm at Jubilee Sports Centre Studio

Karate

Karate Taster | 31/01/2023

8pm - 10.30pm at David Ross Sports Village Dojo

Karate Taster | 02/02/2023

8pm - 10.30pm at David Ross Sports Village Dojo

Karate Taster | 05/02/2023

7.30pm - 9.30pm at David Ross Sports Village Dojo

Kayak

Kayak Taster | 01/02/2023

9.30pm - 10.30pm at David Ross Sports Village Swimming Pool

Kayak Taster | 03/02/2023

8.30pm - 9.30pm at David Ross Sports Village Swimming Pool

Korfball

Korfball Taster | 02/02/2023

6pm - 7pm at David Ross Sports Village Sports Hall

Rugby League

Women's Rugby League Taster | 12/02/2023

5.30pm - 6.30pm at David Ross Sports Village 3G

Rugby Union

Men's Rugby Union Taster | 03/02/2023

8pm - 9.30pm at David Ross Sports Village 3G

Women's Rugby Union Taster | 03/02/2023

5pm - 6.30pm at David Ross Sports Village 3G

Skydiving

Skydiving Taster | 02/02/23

UoN Skydiving Info Talk from 6:30pm – 7:30pm in Room A44, Clive Granger Building

Softball & Baseball

Softball Taster | 04/02/2023

1pm - 3pm at Jubilee Sports Centre 3G

Squash

Squash Taster | 31/01/2023

1pm - 5pm at David Ross Sports Village Squash Courts

Squash Taster | 01/02/2023

5.30pm - 7.30pm at David Ross Sports Village Squash Courts

Table Tennis

Table Tennis Taster | 05/02/23

7pm - 9pm at David Ross Sports Village Salle

Thai Boxing

Thai Boxing Taster | 01/02/2023

2pm - 4pm at David Ross Sports Village Dojo

Thai Boxing Taster | 02/02/2023

5pm - 6pm at David Ross Sports Village Dojo

Ultimate

Ultimate Frisbee Taster | 31/01/2023

4.30pm - 6.30pm at Jubilee Sports Centre 3G

Wheelchair Basketball

Wheelchair Basketball Taster | 31/01/2023

5pm - 6pm at David Ross Sports Village Hall C

Wheelchair Basketball Taster | 04/02/2023

10am - 12pm at David Ross Sports Village Hall C

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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 2022/23 memberships will be on sale online from 1 August 2022.
  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.