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badminton sportbu kids super saturdays community Super Saturdays: 27/10/2018 12/09/2018 - SportBU Kids Super Saturdays       Activity Date: 27/10/2018 Coaches in on the day: Rosie Merrison; Miss Hammond; Terri Harvey; Izzy Heath Activities Running on the Day: Ballet & Tots Ballet ; Gymnastics (5-7 & 7-11 yrs) Where to go & What to bring: Where to go: All Super Saturdays activities take place at Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus. Sessions will primarily…
volleyball weymouth teambu sportbu scholar BU Beach Volleyball Scholars open the season with a Bang! 13/06/2018 - SportBU Scholars and England National Team athletes Harry Jones and Issa Batrane have already been busy on the sand early in the 2018 season, with a number of training camps and tournament already under their belts. In early March, the boys took the trip to Muscat, Oman to compete in their first World Tour Tournament as a team. In hot…
europe champs ed fossy rally scholar Fossey shines in Belgian Adventure 10/06/2018 - Ed delivers the drive of his Life… Jerseyman Ed Fossey delivered one of his best drives to date on the Motul Rally van Wervik (9 June) claiming the R2 class win and a impressive 39th overall on the third round of the Protyre MSA Asphalt Championship in a Peugeot 208 R2, backed by Yokohama. After claiming the 1400 championship in…
Rally driving Fossey Heads to Europe Champs 06/06/2018 -   Ed returns to the MSA Protyre Asphalt Championship (9 June) for his latest challenge… The Belgian round will be the first foray into Europe for the teenager and with the seasoned co-driver Yan Griffiths alongside, the pair will be hoping for a strong showing on the famous Belgian Tarmac. Ed and Yokohama Tyres UK enter their fifth year together and…
Sports Ball 2018 06/06/2018 - A night to remember to say the least. This year saw our biggest sports ball to day with an extra 40 people from 2017 taking our total to 440. Athletes, staff and VIPs ascended on the O2 Academy for this wonderful night on the 17th May all dressed to impress in black tie. The night celebrated our most successful year…
Varsity 2018: Bournemouth make it a three in a row 06/06/2018 - Varsity 2018 was the biggest to date and wow what a day it was. Hosted once again in Bournemouth the event saw over 900 athletes, 1200 spectators and 150 it’s a knock out competitors. 26 fixtures across 13 sports took place across three sites; Bournemouth Sports Club, Sports Hall Talbot Campus and the RAC Saddle Club. Bournemouth Sports Club was…
SportBU Arrivals Information 03/06/2018 - BU Arrivals (15-30 September) From the first day of term, SportBU’s arrivals programme will give you a great chance to give your brain some recovery time after taking in so much new information each day! These activities are great for all abilities and fitness levels and designed to keep you active and allow you to meet other people. Throughout each…
camera work SportBU Media Crew 29/05/2018 - Register Here Join the SportBU Media Team   Starting in September 2018 SportBU will be putting together a dedicated team of media marvels to collect and capture all aspects of what SportBU has to offer. Throughout the year you will be rewarded with SportBU branded clothing and have the opportunity to join staff excursions to Southampton Paintballing and other trips away.…
Family membership sportbu kids New Family Membership now available! 21/05/2018 -       Register Here Sign up for your membership online Did you know you can now get all SportBU’s most popular family orientated activities as part of one all inclusive membership? Bring yourself, your partner and even the kids and make massive savings in the process. Continue reading below for ‘Costs’; a breakdown of ‘What’s Included?’ and possible savings; copies of…
SportBU, Bournemouth University Kids Camps Football Half Term Football Camps 2018 15/05/2018 - Unfortunately the Half Term Football Camps are Cancelled due to low booking numbers This year is the first year SportBU will be running a Holiday Camp solely Focused on Football and the development off all participants. Our fun filled sessions will keep your children entertained all day with a mix of team building; problem solving and of course full sized…
Top to Tone – 8 Week Exercise Programme 15/05/2018 - Your 8 Week Fitness Programme Cost: £80 for 8 weeks Register Here Register for our Summer 2018 ‘Top to Tone’ This Summer, SportBU are offering an exclusive fitness programme. The sessions are coached over an 8 week period in small groups of likeminded people where the structure is tailored around beginners to weight training. You will tone your muscles, lose weight…
varsity day american football iPro Sport Proudly Hydrating Varsity ‘18 04/05/2018 - This year’s #BUvSolent Varsity takes place on Wednesday 9 May 2018, with over 750 athletes competing in fixtures across four sites, in and around the Bournemouth area. The event will culminate in a trio of final fixtures at Bournemouth Sports Club including women’s football, men’s hockey and men’s cricket. SportBU are delighted to announce that iPro Sport will be ‘Proudly Hydrating Varsity’. As…
SportBU, Bournemouth University Kids Camps Football New WILDCATS Youth Girls Football starting at BU 28/03/2018 - (28th April) FA Girls Football Weekend Book Now –> All Bookings are FREE SSE Wildcats Girls’ Football Centres from The FA offer Bournemouth University  girls the chance to play SSE Wildcats Girls’ Football Centres from The FA will provide Bournemouth girls aged 5-11 with regular opportunities to play football. The initiative offers organised sessions in a fun and engaging environment created…
football leagues 5-a-side 2018 5-a-Side World Cup Tournament 21/03/2018 -   Contact Us Register your Squad here  (Call or visit SportBU reception to register) Tournament Details Cost: £60 per team (£8.57 per player) Team Size (Max): 7 Players Game Duration: 20 Minutes Game Day Extras: Pitch side Massage Schedule Fixtures; Results & Group Tables
varsity day american football Varsity Day 2018 Preview 20/03/2018 - Spectator Ticket Sales Find Us Spectator Tickets now on Sale from SportBU   Site Map   Match Play Schedule   Event Information Location: Sports will be played across 4 locations: BU Sports Hall (Talbot Campus); RAC Saddle Club; Canford School; Bournemouth Sports Club (Chapel Gate) Cost for Spectator Entry: £2 (Tickets can be purchased in advance from SportBU Reception or…
FREE SportBU Kids Taster Session 15/03/2018 - We would like to invite you to our Free Taster day on Saturday 21st April, similar to our event in January. This will be a FREE taster day where children will be able to participate in all our Super Saturday’s activities- so make sure your child comes along and brings a friend for free! There is also FREE kid’s party…
fa peoples cup, football sportbu campus sport 2018 The FA People’s Cup hosted at Bournemouth University 15/03/2018 - SportBU were delighted to host the first round of the FA People’s Cup this week at Bournemouth University Talbot Campus. The FA People’s Cup is a national competition offering teams the chance to compete in local area events, where the winners progress into regional semi-finals and the national finals at the home of English football, St George’s Park. This year’s…
just giving milly pickles charity lacrosse performance sport BULacrosse show Great Character 12/03/2018 - Just Giving Visit Millie’s Donation Page  The BU Womens Lacrosse team are organising fundraisers for Milly Pickles with the goal of allowing her to step foot on the Lacrosse pitch once more. After 2 and half months fighting in hospital she is now home and her friends share her rehabilitation story, below: Victoria Jones, Friend and Teammate of Milly: “Milly Pickles…
SportBU Wellness Week 2018 21/02/2018 - Monday 12th March- Sunday 18th March 2018 This week SportBU will be providing FREE activities to all students and staff to help promote physical wellness. Click on the tab for more information. Monday 12th March Tuesday 13th March  Thursday 15th March Free all week For drop in services, appointments are based on first come, first serve. Workshops and Group Fitness…
Bournemouth University, SportBU, Running, Pano Move to South Africa 27/01/2018 -     After getting a placement job in Stellenbosch, I decided to move out there for the British winter season 2017/18. The Mediterranean climate and hilly terrain of Stellenbosch make it a very popular destination for many top athletes. I train under coaches responsible for repeated success at World, Commonwealth, Olympic and Paralympic levels in both triathlon and its individual…
martial arts scholar teambu BU Battles to Gold 23/01/2018 - Two Bournemouth University sport scholars compete at the first two British Student Taekwondo Federation’s Championships. On the 19th of November the first of the British Student Taekwondo Federation competitions – the Imperial College Open – was held at the Jean Brown Indoor Arena in Essex. Representing Bournemouth University was Akvile Janaviciute and Immi Hand. After an early start the athletes,…
AFC Bournemouth & BU link 11/12/2017 -            AFC Bournemouth and BU link Bournemouth University and AFC Bournemouth’s partnership has proven to be a huge success in the recent years with many of our Bournemouth University Ladies Football club players linking with the AFC Bournemouth Ladies First Team to become regular starters. The AFC Bournemouth Ladies First team currently have 7 BU graduates and…
strength, this girl can UV Football Event- Saturday 26th October 07/12/2017 -   This BU Girl Can: UV Football Event   As part of the hugely popular ‘This BU Girl Can’ campaign (hosted in conjunction with the ‘This BUCS Girl Can’ movement), SportBU ran a number of unique sessions throughout the week with the aim to engage more females into sport participation. Whilst each activity proved to be a success, none was…
TeamBU: Table Tennis BU Students: China Diary 27/11/2017 - First two months of living in China As an athlete we often faced with tough decisions in our sport, another decision I made was to take a year off uni and pack my bags and move to the other side of the world on my own in order to get some of the best practice possible . Studying and continuing…
TeamBU teamtakeover futsal This BUCS Girl Can Week 14/11/2017 - THIS BUCS GIRL CAN WEEK 20-26th November What’s on? This Girl Can Free Sports & Activities This BU Girl Can! (Produced by SportBU – Emma Burton & Stephen Dewdney) Since the start of it’s campaign in 2015, This Girl Can has had a huge impact on increasing female participation in physical activity. As part of a Nationwide University campaign, SportBU…
ipro banner image NEW HYDRATION PARTNER ANNOUNCED FOR UNIVERSITY SPORT IN BOURNEMOUTH 10/10/2017 - 10/10/2017 (release Date) NEW HYDRATION PARTNER ANNOUNCED FOR UNIVERSITY SPORT IN BOURNEMOUTH SportBU has secured a new long-term sponsorship deal with iPro Sport, leading isotonic sport drinks provider, as their Official Hydration Partner.  The partnership will see iPro Sport exclusively hydrating the Bournemouth University ‘TeamBU’ sports performance squads in addition to supporting the University’s Campus Sport Leagues and wider participation…
BU student “Vedangi Kulkarni” cycling round trip London to Edinburgh 12/07/2017 - London Edinburgh London is one of Britain’s greatest cycling challenges in which participants are supposed to cycle from London to Edinburgh and back in just over 100 hours. Vedangi Kulkarni, will be representing Bournemouth University in LEL 2017. She will be on the start line at 3 pm on 30th July 2017, this is not a race, it’s a brevet!!!…
Slades Farm Slades Farm – Family Fun 30/06/2017 -   SportBU are pleased to be supporting the Slades Farm Family Festival this year with many new activities and events to make it a fantastic day for all local families and children who come along. Its free to attend and has an array of activities on offer including: PDSA dog show Graffiti art workshops Live music Skate and BMX show…
TeamBU Rugby Player needs your help 15/06/2017 - Liam is one of our TeamBU Rugby athletes, just finished university and was on his way to celebrate the ending of exams by attending Summer ball. He had prior pain in his lower legs and back but no one could have foreseen the complications that arose. When it came to the getting off the bus, he couldn’t move his legs. There…
Inaugural BUCS Beach Volleyball Championships 01/06/2017 - Calling all spectators, access to all games and tournament fixtures are FREE to watch. Matches take place between 9am and 5pm ALL WELCOME! The 2016-17 domestic student volleyball season reaches its conclusion on the weekend of 3-4 June with the inaugural BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) Beach Volleyball Championships being held on Sandbanks Beach, Poole. The newly established BUCS…
Sports Ball 2017 22/05/2017 - On Thursday 18th May 2017 400 student athlete and VIP guests arrived at the O2 academy for the Bournemouth University annual Sports Ball. The evening showcased the commitment, hard work, dedication and sporting success of TeamBU athletes and teams. VIP guests included; Vice Chancellor John Vinney, Chief Operating Officer Jim Andrews and BUCS representative Nick Burley, as well as, our…
British Championship qualifier event 29th April 04/05/2017 - This was one of two 2017 Qualifying events for the British championships which will be held in September 2017. Edward has prepared well for this event although had only this year completed his first ever 14 tariff difficulty. In Mixed emotions is the best way I can describe the results of this event. His 1st set routine was successfully averaging…

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cricket teambu Bournemouth Cricket find their form 15/08/2018 -     The Bournemouth University Cricket Team have had a very good season both indoor and outdoor. The indoor team came 2nd in the Southern Eastern and qualified for the Super8’s Trophy Group 1 and came 32rd in the group. The outdoor season had a brilliant league winning season and were unbeaten in South A which qualified for the National…
volleyball weymouth teambu sportbu scholar BU Beach Volleyball Scholars open the season with a Bang! 13/06/2018 - SportBU Scholars and England National Team athletes Harry Jones and Issa Batrane have already been busy on the sand early in the 2018 season, with a number of training camps and tournament already under their belts. In early March, the boys took the trip to Muscat, Oman to compete in their first World Tour Tournament as a team. In hot…
europe champs ed fossy rally scholar Fossey shines in Belgian Adventure 10/06/2018 - Ed delivers the drive of his Life… Jerseyman Ed Fossey delivered one of his best drives to date on the Motul Rally van Wervik (9 June) claiming the R2 class win and a impressive 39th overall on the third round of the Protyre MSA Asphalt Championship in a Peugeot 208 R2, backed by Yokohama. After claiming the 1400 championship in…
Rally driving Fossey Heads to Europe Champs 06/06/2018 -   Ed returns to the MSA Protyre Asphalt Championship (9 June) for his latest challenge… The Belgian round will be the first foray into Europe for the teenager and with the seasoned co-driver Yan Griffiths alongside, the pair will be hoping for a strong showing on the famous Belgian Tarmac. Ed and Yokohama Tyres UK enter their fifth year together and…
Sports Ball 2018 06/06/2018 - A night to remember to say the least. This year saw our biggest sports ball to day with an extra 40 people from 2017 taking our total to 440. Athletes, staff and VIPs ascended on the O2 Academy for this wonderful night on the 17th May all dressed to impress in black tie. The night celebrated our most successful year…
Varsity 2018: Bournemouth make it a three in a row 06/06/2018 - Varsity 2018 was the biggest to date and wow what a day it was. Hosted once again in Bournemouth the event saw over 900 athletes, 1200 spectators and 150 it’s a knock out competitors. 26 fixtures across 13 sports took place across three sites; Bournemouth Sports Club, Sports Hall Talbot Campus and the RAC Saddle Club. Bournemouth Sports Club was…
SportBU Arrivals Information 03/06/2018 - BU Arrivals (15-30 September) From the first day of term, SportBU’s arrivals programme will give you a great chance to give your brain some recovery time after taking in so much new information each day! These activities are great for all abilities and fitness levels and designed to keep you active and allow you to meet other people. Throughout each…
varsity day american football iPro Sport Proudly Hydrating Varsity ‘18 04/05/2018 - This year’s #BUvSolent Varsity takes place on Wednesday 9 May 2018, with over 750 athletes competing in fixtures across four sites, in and around the Bournemouth area. The event will culminate in a trio of final fixtures at Bournemouth Sports Club including women’s football, men’s hockey and men’s cricket. SportBU are delighted to announce that iPro Sport will be ‘Proudly Hydrating Varsity’. As…
varsity day american football Varsity Day 2018 Preview 20/03/2018 - Spectator Ticket Sales Find Us Spectator Tickets now on Sale from SportBU   Site Map   Match Play Schedule   Event Information Location: Sports will be played across 4 locations: BU Sports Hall (Talbot Campus); RAC Saddle Club; Canford School; Bournemouth Sports Club (Chapel Gate) Cost for Spectator Entry: £2 (Tickets can be purchased in advance from SportBU Reception or…
Bournemouth University, SportBU, Windsurfing, Great Britian Competing whilst at University 19/03/2018 - I have studying at Bournemouth University since September, in that time i have competed at the World Championships and 2 major World cups. I have been travelling for most part of my first year at BU, the first term i was competing out in Japan at my first senior World Championships where i finished 57th, it was not my best…
BU Weightlifter Wins Gold at the Bristol Open 19/03/2018 -     Bournemouth University Weightlifting Captain Simon Prentice came 1st in the men’s 105kg weight class at the ‘Bristol Open 2’ on February 17th. – Practice run through for BUCS on April 21st/22nd, where he will be looking to achieve a top 3 finish in a competitive weight class. – All lifts were made, with PBs across the board. –…
Archery board scholar teambu performance sport sportbu BU Scholar makes it to BUCS Archery Finals 19/03/2018 -         I am Sarah Shahzad and I am a Masters student of Visual Effects at BU. I have been practicing archery for a little over 4 years. I started it in my bachelors and have never looked back. Every year Archery at BUCS gets bigger each time with more than 300 archers shooting at two different venues…
just giving milly pickles charity lacrosse performance sport BULacrosse show Great Character 12/03/2018 - Just Giving Visit Millie’s Donation Page  The BU Womens Lacrosse team are organising fundraisers for Milly Pickles with the goal of allowing her to step foot on the Lacrosse pitch once more. After 2 and half months fighting in hospital she is now home and her friends share her rehabilitation story, below: Victoria Jones, Friend and Teammate of Milly: “Milly Pickles…
Bournemouth University, SportBU, Running, Pano Move to South Africa 27/01/2018 -     After getting a placement job in Stellenbosch, I decided to move out there for the British winter season 2017/18. The Mediterranean climate and hilly terrain of Stellenbosch make it a very popular destination for many top athletes. I train under coaches responsible for repeated success at World, Commonwealth, Olympic and Paralympic levels in both triathlon and its individual…
martial arts scholar teambu BU Battles to Gold 23/01/2018 - Two Bournemouth University sport scholars compete at the first two British Student Taekwondo Federation’s Championships. On the 19th of November the first of the British Student Taekwondo Federation competitions – the Imperial College Open – was held at the Jean Brown Indoor Arena in Essex. Representing Bournemouth University was Akvile Janaviciute and Immi Hand. After an early start the athletes,…
TeamBU Coach makes World Championships 16/01/2018 -   On Sunday 7th January Matt Ware, head TeamBU Table Tennis Coach, won the English Closed Ping Pong Championships to gain automatic qualification to play in the World Championships. These Championships will be taking place on the 27 and 28 January at Alexandra Palace, London.   This will be Matt’s 4th year representing England and competing in the Championships and…
AFC Bournemouth & BU link 11/12/2017 -            AFC Bournemouth and BU link Bournemouth University and AFC Bournemouth’s partnership has proven to be a huge success in the recent years with many of our Bournemouth University Ladies Football club players linking with the AFC Bournemouth Ladies First Team to become regular starters. The AFC Bournemouth Ladies First team currently have 7 BU graduates and…
strength, this girl can UV Football Event- Saturday 26th October 07/12/2017 -   This BU Girl Can: UV Football Event   As part of the hugely popular ‘This BU Girl Can’ campaign (hosted in conjunction with the ‘This BUCS Girl Can’ movement), SportBU ran a number of unique sessions throughout the week with the aim to engage more females into sport participation. Whilst each activity proved to be a success, none was…
TeamBU: Table Tennis BU Students: China Diary 27/11/2017 - First two months of living in China As an athlete we often faced with tough decisions in our sport, another decision I made was to take a year off uni and pack my bags and move to the other side of the world on my own in order to get some of the best practice possible . Studying and continuing…
TeamBU teamtakeover futsal This BUCS Girl Can Week 14/11/2017 - THIS BUCS GIRL CAN WEEK 20-26th November What’s on? This Girl Can Free Sports & Activities This BU Girl Can! (Produced by SportBU – Emma Burton & Stephen Dewdney) Since the start of it’s campaign in 2015, This Girl Can has had a huge impact on increasing female participation in physical activity. As part of a Nationwide University campaign, SportBU…
ipro banner image NEW HYDRATION PARTNER ANNOUNCED FOR UNIVERSITY SPORT IN BOURNEMOUTH 10/10/2017 - 10/10/2017 (release Date) NEW HYDRATION PARTNER ANNOUNCED FOR UNIVERSITY SPORT IN BOURNEMOUTH SportBU has secured a new long-term sponsorship deal with iPro Sport, leading isotonic sport drinks provider, as their Official Hydration Partner.  The partnership will see iPro Sport exclusively hydrating the Bournemouth University ‘TeamBU’ sports performance squads in addition to supporting the University’s Campus Sport Leagues and wider participation…
Entries are open! – BUCS Indoor Rowing Series 2017 09/10/2017 -   About The Series In association with BUCS and British Rowing, SportBU are hosting a University Indoor Rowing Series Event on Saturday 25th November 2017. The vision for the BUCS Indoor Rowing Series is to create a series of regional events to attract the best student rowers and a wide participation base to encourage an interest in indoor rowing competitions. Eligible…
Bournemouth University, SportBU,golf Grant Approved for TeamBU Golf Programme 25/09/2017 - SportBU is extremely proud to announce that The R&A has approved a grant for the Bournemouth University Golf programme 2017-18. Over the last year SportBU have reported on the activities of athletes of the BU Golf programme as well as that of our Scholars. We have been praised for the holistic approach toward our athlete support as well as the growth…
Bournemouth University, SportBU,golf The Home of Golf Welcomes BU Scholars 12/07/2017 - BU Golf scholars Robbie Thompson and Jordan Miles represented the university in the 69th Boyd Quaich tournament. Played over 72 holes on the Old and New Courses at St. Andrews, affectionately known as the home of golf, the Boyd Quaich tournament dates back to 1946. It is comprised of 72 of the best university golfers from around the world. Wind…
Cricket girls win the league despite all odds 12/07/2017 - The Womens Cricket Team had not won a game for 4 years, so expectations weren’t high leading into this season. The year started at freshers fayre having a bumper crop of outstanding amount of sign ups and the first year we had to turn people away. We entered an indoor league and had our indoor training before Christmas funding by…
Team England record best result at the U22 European Championships 21/06/2017 - Bournemouth University and England Beach Volleyball Athlete Issa Batrane records a Top 20 Finish at the European Champs in Baden, Austria.  1 Issa continues to develop his track record of success from last summer and being the first ever England team to qualify for the World University Championships and representing GBR to now now recording the highest ever finish from…
BU sports scholar heading to masters judo world championships 19/06/2017 - SportBU assist aspiring masters judo athlete in quest to conquer at Masters Judo World Championships. Having competed at national and international level judo for over 20 years the next aim for Donna Riggs is winning the masters judo world championships when it takes place in Olbia, Sardinia this October. Some really positive results since transitioning into the masters 18 months…
TeamBU Rugby Player needs your help 15/06/2017 - Liam is one of our TeamBU Rugby athletes, just finished university and was on his way to celebrate the ending of exams by attending Summer ball. He had prior pain in his lower legs and back but no one could have foreseen the complications that arose. When it came to the getting off the bus, he couldn’t move his legs. There…