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Performance Sport & Scholarships

The University of Birmingham sport's performance centre offers specialist sport science and medicine support for developing athletic performance. Their dedicated team of experts work closely with athletes to create an integrated training and support plan which benefits from the University's leading sport science research.

The Performance Centre has state-of-the-art equipment including an AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill and a dedicated performance gym within the sports centre.

Membership to Athletics & Cross Country grants you access to receive various services from the high performance centre including recovery sessions, yoga, nutrition advice and workshops.

Image of former University of Birmingham scholarship athlete Lawrence Davis with his gold medal from BUCS indoors triple jump

Six Reasons Why Performance Athletes Choose Birmingham

2 New £55 Million Sports Centre


1 Top 5 University For Sport

Individualised And Cutting      Edge Sport Scholarship Programme


Full-Time Team Of Specialist Practitioners Programme

5 Distinguished Coaching Staff

6 Top Class Academic Reputation


The University of Birmingham Sport scholarship programme supports around 150 athletes every year who are competing nationally or internationally across a range of sports. The program is designed to be a holistic approach which nurtures talent into performance.

The benefits of a sport scholarship programme include competition and training expenses,one-to-one coaching, lifestyle support, elite athlete workshops, strength and conditioning, physiological support, sport psychology, nutrition consultation, sports massage, physiotherapy and access to a sports doctor.  


Hugh Sproston

0121 414 6484

Image of University of Birmingham athlete competing at BUCS indoor champsionships
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