University of Gloucestershire Sport
The university’s School of Sport and Exercise is one of the largest providers of sport and exercise programmes in the UK. It is a Centre of Excellence for elite women’s rugby sevens and is the only university to own a professional rugby league team, the University of Gloucestershire All Golds.
The University of Gloucestershire has a long sporting tradition and, in particular, seven focus sports, Rugby League, Rugby Union, hockey, football, tennis, netball and volleyball.
The university has been at the forefront of developing rugby league at student level for nearly a decade. It has now moved into the professional ranks, with the Gloucestershire All Golds rugby league team entering Championship 1 in March 2013. In 2016 the All Golds also entered a team into the RFL Conference League South.
With over 80 activities to choose from, play your part in sports.
We offer an array of opportunities for you to get involved with outside your learning. With over 80 activities to choose from, you will discover new opportunities and passions, make life-long friends, and develop new skills for your CV which will help you when you graduate.
You don’t have to be an expert to take part. We have qualified coaches and instructors on hand to ensure that everyone feels welcome at our introductory sessions. Once you’re hooked we aim to keep you playing, by offering high quality, properly supervised and enjoyable sports provision where everyone is welcome.
In all of our activities there are opportunities to ‘step in’ as a beginner for the first time, to play regularly and compete in our leagues and festivals. If you find you want to push yourself harder, it’s a simple step towards participating at BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) level, or you can keep playing for fun with friends.