BU claims Varsity victory vs Solent Sport

BU’s sports teams claimed an 18-6 victory against rivals Solent University in the annual Varsity event. Varsity takes place each year, pitting BU’s sports teams against Solent University. This year, the competition took place over two days, with a number of indoor sports taking place at Solent University, before a whole day of sport at… Read more »

Why I love being a BU sport scholar

Receiving a BU Sport Scholarship is about more than just money. We asked some of our students what it means to them to have a Sport Scholarship, and here’s what they said: Chloe Thomas – table tennis My name is Chloe and I am a first year student at Bournemouth Uni, studying Nutrition. I am a Welsh… Read more »

BU student one step closer to Olympic dream

Phil Smith represented England in the Beach Volleyball Continental Cup in Turkey helping to secure a place in the next round of Olympic Games qualifiers. An MSc Sports Management student and sportBU staff member, Phil was part of the four-man England Beach Volleyball Squad who competed in the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) Continental Cup round three… Read more »

BU varsity teams make national sports finals

Six Bournemouth University teams are to compete at one of the highest levels in University Sport. After five months of hard work six sportBU Varsity teams have made the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Western Conference Cup finals on Wednesday 18th March. The leading squads, coming under Bournemouth University’s sportBU banner, include Women’s Badminton 1st,… Read more »

Time to get sporty!

January – the month famous for making resolutions to eat better and get fit. But exercise is for life, not just for January, so read on… Bournemouth University’s Sports Department (sportBU) offers fantastic facilities for everyone, whether you have Olympic aspirations or you just want to get a bit fitter. From group fitness classes to… Read more »