Team Leicester


What is Team Leicester?

The combined sports teams that represent the University in BUCS and other national competitions are known as Team Leicester. As a member, you become a part of one of the largest, most active student communities at the University, with over 1600 members in the 2018/19 academic year.  35 clubs, spread across Archery to Ultimate Frisbee, Rugby Union to Water Polo we have something for everyone.

As a part of Team Leicester you will be able to represent the University while playing your favourite sports with your new friends. If you're a beginner there's nothing to fear, all abilities are welcome. You can try new sports for the first time, or test your skills against the best in University sport as many of our clubs compete in the top divisions across the region.

Join a Team Leicester Club

To join any of our Team Leicester clubs, simply purchase a student gym membership with us. A gold membership is recommended, which gives you full access to the University's myriad sport facilities and programmes.

Team Leicester clubs list


Sports Scholarships

As an elite athlete, you may have the opportunity to be involved in the Team Leicester scholarship programme, which provides support and assistance to athletes in pursuit of sporting success.

Applications for 2019/20 are open until Sunday 1 September.

For more information relating to scholarships please follow this link.


Support Team Leicester

Team Leicester doesn’t just apply to our athletes, we know how important the supporters are - giving the players that extra push to succeed. All fixtures can be found via the BUCS website, or you can follow the Sport and Recreation service across their social media, to abreast of the big games and upcoming events, so you can come and cheer on our teams.

Facebook - Team Leicester
Twitter - @UoL_Sport
Snapchat - TeamLeicester
Instagram - sportandrecreation_uol

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