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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…
Varsity 2017 – Preview 29/04/2017 - Information on the days proceedings: Launched in 2016, Varsity is an annual sporting series between Bournemouth University and Southampton Solent University. This year the event will take place on 10th May, and will be held at Bournemouth Sport Club. The event will consist of 15 sports, 25 sporting matches and over 300 athletes competing from Bournemouth alone! Sports include women’s football,…
BU Student Minos represents his Country 07/04/2017 - Minos will represent Cyprus at the small states of Europe beach volleyball tournament. The small states of Europe tournament will take place in San Marino from the 29th of May to 3rd of June. The tournament consists of the 9 smallest countries in Europe. This is the first time Minos will represent Cyprus in this tournament however is not the…
sportbu teambu BU weightlifting British champions 16 &17 Bournemouth University Weightlifting Win Student Championships for the Second Year Running 05/04/2017 - Bournemouth University (BU) weightlifting students came home with five medals from the British University and College Championships to win the competition for the second year in a row. The competition ran across two days and was held at St. Mary’s University in London, which saw over 200 students from across the country compete. Bournemouth University team of 12 weightlifters, scored…
Bournemouth University, SportBU, Golf Alice wins again at another BUCS Golf Tour 05/04/2017 - Alice Kozlowski represented BU at the BUCS English and Welsh Women’s Golf Championship with 6 other BU students. The Championship was played on the 29th, 30th and 31st March at West Lancashire golf club in Liverpool. The first round was played in windy conditions with occasional downpours which made the links course play much harder than normal. After a poor…
Bournemouth University, SportBU, Windsurfing, Great Britian BU Windsurfers Compete Amongst Best In The World 03/04/2017 - BU students Rob York and Saskia Sills are currently competing in the Trofeo Princesa Sofia sailing regatta. With 833 sailors from all over the world competing over the 10 Olympic classes this is one of the largest events on the world tour. The two British sailing team athletes continuously work hard to beat the best in the world alongside studying.…
New BUCS Volleyball competition hits Sandbanks Beach this June 03/04/2017 - Entries are currently being taken for the inaugural BUCS Beach Volleyball Championships to be held on Sandbanks Beach in Poole on the weekend of June 3-4. Delivered by Volleyball England in association with Sport BU (Bournemouth University), this new event on the BUCS calendar replaces the old Beach Student Cup. With BUCS points now on offer, the event organisers are…
Team BU, SportBU, Bournemouth University #TeamBU Chloe Thomas to represent GB at World University Games 01/04/2017 - Table tennis star Chloe Thomas has been selected to represent Great Britain in the World University Games in Taiwan August 2017. Chloe Thomas Table Tennis Scholar and second year Nutrition student, has been selected to represent Great Britain in the World University Games to be held this August in Chinese-Taipei. Chloe will be joining 5 other Table Tennis players to…
English Univiersities Sports (EUS) Logo and the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Logo Hannah Geer gets England Call Up 01/04/2017 - TeamBU athlete Hannah Geer has been selected to represent in the English Universities Womens Football team who are talking part in the 2017 Tri-Nations Tournament. Hannah went up against all footballers across England in Regional and then National Trials to be selected. We are extremely #BUProud of Hannah and wish her the best at the 2017 event against Scotland and…
English Univiersities Sports (EUS) Logo and the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Logo Liam Driscoll gets England Call Up 01/04/2017 -   TeamBU athlete Liam Driscoll has been selected to represent in the English Universities Mens Rugby 7s team who are talking part in the 2017 Tri-Nations Tournament. Liam went up against all footballers across England in Regional and then National Trials to be selected. We are extremely #BUProud of Liam and wish him the best at the 2017 event against…
Table Tennis Wales logo Welsh National Table Tennis Championships 2017 16/03/2017 - Welsh National Championships played on the 4th-5th of March at the Welsh Institute of Sport. Chloe Thomas competed at National Championships on the weekend in Cardiff. She competed in Women’s Open and Mixed doubles with her brother Patrick Thomas. In the Women’s open she won her group comfortably beating both opponents 3-1 and 3-0. Chloe then sailed into the Semi-finals…
Netball Training Session at SportBU - Bournemouth University BU Netball wrapping up the season 09/03/2017 - BUNC 1st team Captain Amy Sommerville sent through this great picture of the club at this week’s Tuesday training with Performance Coach Linda Cutler. Amy commented; “Last few training sessions and matches of the season for BUNC this week and next. Saying goodbye to a few elders (hoping to finally get rid of veterans Laura Purssell and Megan Pleva!) and…
English Univiersities Sports (EUS) Logo and the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Logo TeamBU athletes selected to represent England 06/03/2017 -    Whats an amazing way to start the week. Rocked up this morning to find this in the SportBU Email inbox (See below). A lot of hard work and hours have gone into making this a reality and us at SportBU believe all these athletes are highly deservant of this prestigious achievement. From all of us here best of luck…
Team BU, SportBU, Bournemouth University #TeamBU BU Law student sets sights on National Bowling Championships 02/03/2017 - Nicole Ashby is entering the BTBA Adult National Championships 2017 in which the best bowlers in the country will be taking part. Nicole Ashby, 18, is taking part in the National Championships in the Adult division. This takes place in Nottingham on the 18th of March & will be one of the youngest players in the team. She has been…
English Univiersities Sports (EUS) Logo and the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Logo Hannah Geer (Football) Trials for English University Games 02/03/2017 - Hannah Geer is currently representing Bournemouth University and the Ladies Football Club (BULFC) during her trialling campaign to secure a team place for the England Universities squad. Hannah started playing football at four years of age with her friends and at 13 trialed for the Hampshire Center of Excellence in Football. In the same year she was also part of…
Christopher Neilson Bournemouth University, SportBU, Team BU Swimming #TeamBU BUCS 2017 – SWIMMING REPORT 24/02/2017 - Friday 17th to Sunday 19th, saw 14 of the Swimming Team head to BUCS Nationals in Sheffield to compete at their annual Long Course event. Standout performances of the weekend came from Lucy Pearce who finished in 11th place of the 200 Individual Medley, narrowly missing out on the final. The weekend also saw step up swims from many swimmers…
British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Bournemouth University SportBU TeamBU Trampolining #TeamBU BUCS 2017 – TRAMPOLINING REPORT 24/02/2017 - Bournemouth University Trampoline Club had its most successful BUCS Nationals to date with two Gold Medals, a Men’s Team Silver, three finalists (including gold medal winners) with two further top twenty finishes. Of the three finalists, Matt Shepherd and Edward Weeden qualified in first place for their finals whilst Jack Durham qualified in second place, producing BUTC a Silver Medal…
SportBU, Bournemouth University Swimming Team BU #TeamBU TeamBU represent at BUCS Nationals 2017 23/02/2017 - 35 athletes took the long trip from Bournemouth to Sheffield this weekend to compete at the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Nationals. This event saw 6,220 competitors from universities across the UK compete in 9 different sports. Over the three day period BU athletes competed in Athletics, Judo, Swimming and Trampolining.
TeamBU, SportBU, Bournemouth University Trampolining Gold Medal #TeamBU Trampolining Gold in Cambridge 15/02/2017 - Edward Weedon secures a gold medal at the 2017 Cambridge university trampoline competition. The Cambridge competition for me was an important practice for BUCS and the first spring series qualifier. My first routine on the day was very strong and received 9’s+ and put me into 1st place by over 2 whole marks. My second routine the voluntary routine was…
SportBU, Bournemouth University, Team BU, #TeamBU BU students in history making, Dorset County Water Polo Team 14/12/2016 - Dorset won the south west inter-counties water polo tournament for the first time this millennium and it featured three Bournemouth university players, Matthew helps, Jackson Mullins and Nathan Perren. It was an early start when Dorset triumphed 11-2 over Somerset with BU’s J. Mullins and N. Perren scoring most of the goals. Next was an extremely close game against Devon…
Talented Athletes Advisory Group Issa Batrane selected to the inaugural Talented Athlete Advisory Group (TAAG) 09/12/2016 - A select team of TASS athletes are ready to have their say after joining a ground breaking group formed to improve the student sport experience. TASS  have established to ensure the Sport England-backed organisation continues to deliver the very best on and off the field support to the country’s leading athletes. Hailing from across England, the TAAG is made up…
Bournemouth University, SportBU, Universiade Rosie represents GB Ice Hockey Team 02/12/2016 - Bournemouth University Student selected to represent Great Britain Womens University Ice Hockey Team at the 28th Winter Universiade, in Almanty, Kazakhstan. I played for North of England conference u16 girls for 3 years and attended school of excellence camps and have also played for Great Britain u18s girls. I have played AA hockey in Canada for the FSJ Eagles were…
Bournemouth University, SportBU, Radio 1, #mannequinchallenge, SportBU Gym SportBU Mannequin Challenge – Great Success! 28/11/2016 -  Last Tuesday a small team of dedicated Staff and Students set out to do the next Big Mannequin Challenge Video, We think they Succeeded! On the night there were over 100 volunteers that took part, all from different sporting/ fitness backgrounds, adding their contribution and making the 2016 Mannequin Video as popular as we’re seeing currently (Figures in image above). A…
Bournemouth University, SportBU, British Gymnastics, Gymnastics Edward Weedon competes at English Trampolining Championships 28/11/2016 - Coventry hosted the 2016 English Trampolining Championships over the weekend 19th 20th November. Silver Team – 1st Place Silver Synchro Mixed – 1st Place Gold Synchro Male (senior) – 2nd Place Individual – Crashed on Set and final Vol The team placed 1st with over 29 accumulative points. Warm ups went well and I was feeling nervous but confident with…
Bournemouth University, SportBU, TeamBU, Volleyball, Womens Volleyball Bournemouth University have 4 Volleyball teams in Student Cup 2016/17 28/11/2016 - LeAF Academy host a qualifying round of the Student Cup which will feature BU’s 1st&2nd Womens and 2nd Men’s (1st Men’s already qualified) This weekend (26th & 27th November) will see the final qualifying round of the Indoor Volleyball Student Cup. Bournemouth University have 3 or their 4 teams featuring this weekend with matches playing throughout the day. The coaches…
Bournemouth University, SportBU, TeamBU First competition of the SUTL League 2016 17/11/2016 - Edward Weeden gets individual gold for TeamBU and the team came 2nd overall. The Bristol event is often used as a practice event for the English Championships  which will be held this weekend.  It was a great opportunity for Edward to see how he would perform his routines under pressure. The comp overall was a huge success for him and…
Bournemouth University, SportBU, Wegightlifting Nam goes to World University Championships 11/11/2016 - Nam is representing Bournemouth University in competing at the world university weightlifting championships in Mexico as a representative of Great Britain & BUCS A Couple years back Nam Ahmadi was considering hanging up his lifting shoes and stepping away from the sporting environment due to an injury. After taking a year out of competing to recover, Nam has been working very…
Bournemouth University, SportBU, TeamBU, Rowing Success for BU Boat Club at BUCS Indoor Rowing! 10/11/2016 - Saturday 5th November saw SportBU host our first indoor rowing event! Our event saw athletes from BU Boat Club and Southampton Solent University Rowing Club take part in a host of race categories including; 2000m, 1000m and 250m sprint. The event is part of the BUCS Indoor Rowing series administered by British University College Sport (BUCS) giving universities the opportunity…
Patrons Welcome was a great success 04/11/2016 - Culture & Sport hosted its first Patrons Welcome on Thursday evening, inviting distinguished guests, presidents, captains and sport/music scholars. Helen Palmer (Culture & Sport Manager) hosted an evening of light entertainment and refreshments on Thursday 3rd November for all our Music & Sport patrons. The patron’s scheme has been running for several years and has recently grown with more Academic and…
Bournemouth University, SportBU, Loulé World Cup Edward travels to Portugal 04/11/2016 - Edward travels to Portugal to compete in his 1st Men’s Senior international competition in loul’e The loul’e Cup was his first senior international competition and was an amazing and eye opening experience. The group he competed against was very strong and had to complete 2 full routines carrying a slight back injury. “I finished the warm up without completing a…
Bournemouth University, Womens Basketball, sportBU The Huddle Issue 3: 27/10/2016 27/10/2016 - Patrons, captains, coaches and TeamBU fans, welcome to The Huddle - your weekly update on team results, fixtures, news and events. We hope you like the new and improved update and would love to hear your feedback. If any of you would like to feature a story in The Huddle please get in touch.
Bournemouth University, SportBU, Golf BU Golf Student “Alice” Wins Golf Tour 26/10/2016 - On the 16th-18th October we sent 6 students to compete in the BUCS Midlands Tournament at Little Aston Golf Club. The events started on the Sunday with the team arriving on Saturday. The guys found the course hard especially not being allowed to have a practice round on the Saturday due to club rules but the weather was great for…
Bournemouth University, SportBU, TeamBU, Womens Volleyball The Huddle Issue 2: 20/10/2016 20/10/2016 - 2016/17 Issue 2 Patrons, captains, coaches and TeamBU fans, welcome to The Huddle – your weekly update on team results, fixtures, news and events. We hope you like the new and improved update and would love to hear your feedback. If any of you would like to feature a story in The Huddle please get in touch.   TeamBU News, Reviews…
Bournemouth University, SportBU, Mens football, TeamBU The Huddle Issue 1: 13/10/2016 13/10/2016 - Patrons, captains, coaches and TeamBU fans, welcome to The Huddle - your weekly update on team results, fixtures, news and events. We hope you like the new and improved update and would love to hear your feedback. If any of you would like to feature a story in The Huddle please get in touch.
Bournemouth University, SportBU, TeamBU, Weightlifting BU weightlifting takes home 5 Medals at British Junior Championships 12/10/2016 -  This weekend (8/9 – Oct) the BU Weightlifting Team headed to Castleford for the British Junior & Under 23s Weightlifting Championships. The competition was staged over 2 days at the Phoneix Theatre in castleford and is one of British Weightlifting’s main events each year. The days show cases some of the countrie’s best young athletes with Rio Olympian Rebekah Tyler…
SportBU performance sport + TeamBU Varsity Athlete Spotlight 15/16 – Chloe Tape 30/08/2016 - Bournemouth University Women’s football team captain Chloe Tape, gives an insight into her sporting career and the 2014/15 season.
fitness services Varsity Athlete Spotlight 14/15 – Oliver Kimber 30/08/2016 - Bournemouth University Volleyball 1st Varsity Captain Oliver Kimber gives an insight into his sporting career and the 2014/15 BUCS season.
matt - volleyball Matt Hunter to represent England in Knallecuppen 26/08/2016 - The England Senior team will be off to compete in the Knallecuppen tournament in Sweden September 9 – 11. This is a pre-season tournament for teams around Europe to test their teams before the upcoming season. Matt has been training hard over the last few months and in August attended a selection camp and received confirmation today that he had…
Bournemouth University, SportBU,Kirk Pitman - new volleyball coach bournemouth university Kirk Pitman to be lead coach for Beach Volleyball Team and Squad 01/08/2016 - We are pleased to announce that Kirk Pitman (GB Coach) in now our lead coach for the Beach Volleyball Team and Squad. Kirk is a former world class athlete and has represented New Zealand for 10 years and competed in over 200 international events and tours around the world. In more recent years he has turned his skills and knowledge…
FLASH are crowned Sunburn 2016 Champions! 07/06/2016 - Last weekend saw BU and Bournemouth Heat return to Sandbanks to host the Sunburn 2016 Ultimate Frisbee Tournament. It was another year of fierce competition with 28 teams from across the country fighting it out for the 2016 Sunburn trophy. A cloudy but wind free Saturday meant for perfect playing conditions in the pool stages but as the knock out…
Sports Ball 2016 19/05/2016 - On Thursday 12th May 2016, SportBU and Bournemouth University hosted their annual Sports Ball at the O2 Academy Bournemouth.
Bournemouth University, SportBU, Football BU win first ever VARSITY Vs Southampton Solent 05/05/2016 - On Wednesday 4 May Bournemouth University (BU) took on Southampton Solent University (SSU) in its first ever official Varsity over four sites across Bournemouth. The event saw over 550 athletes taking place in 21 fixtures across 13 sports all wanting to take home the Varsity Trophy.
varsity day american football Varsity Day 2016 14/04/2016 - On Wednesday 4th May for the first time in the University's history, Bournemouth University (BU) and Southampton Solent University (SSU) will do battle for the south coast Varsity Trophy! This inaugural Varsity will see over 500 athletes taking part in a wide range of events...
Bournemouth University, SportBU, TeamBU, Weightlifting BU athlete joins Team GB at Euros 17/03/2016 - Noorin Gulam has been officially selected to represent Great Britain at the European Senior Weightlifting Championships in Norway, the final Olympic Qualifier.
M Futsal 2 and W Basketball Win Conference Cup 10/03/2016 - This week BU had two sides competing in the Western Conference Cup finals hosted by Cardiff Metropolitan University.
Bournemouth University, SportBU, TeamBU, Lacrosse Mens Lacrosse Win League and now fight for the Premiership 10/03/2016 - Mens Lacrosse President Michael Gara gives his accounts as the team reach new heights with a 2016/17 potentially bringing the BUCS Southern Premiership.
Bournemouth University, SportBU, BUCS Edward Weeden wins Bronze at BUCS individual Trampolining 25/02/2016 - Edward Weeden ventured to Sheffield for the 2 day BUCS Trampolining Championships and comes a very respectable 3rd
Bournemouth University, SportBU, BUCS Milo wins Gold in BUCS Boxing Championships 25/02/2016 - Milo travelled to Newcastle to compete in the Boxing BUCS Championships held in Newcastle and convincingly won gold
Bournemouth University, SportBU, TeamBU Mens Hockey Win League and Secure Promotion 25/02/2016 - BUMHC beat Exeter University in a 3-2 thrilling match to secure the Western 2A league title.
Bournemouth University, SportBU,TeamBU Womens Basketball Win League and return to Tier 1 for 2016/17 25/02/2016 - Basketball Head Coach Michael Dronyk gives his account of the womens basketball team winning away at Bath and securing the 2015/16 Western Tier 2 League.
Bournemouth University, SportBU, BUCS Chloe Thomas Wins Gold at BUCS Table Tennis 24/02/2016 - Over the weekend Bournemouth University Sports Scholar and Welsh Senior Internal player Chloe Thomas won the womens individual gold medal at the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Individuals in Nottingham.
Bournemouth University, SportBU, TeamBU Match Report: Womens Rugby 17/02/2016 18/02/2016 - BUWRFC have achieved heights never achieved before in its history
Bournemouth University, SportBU, TeamBU, Futsall Mens Futsal Teams Crowned League Champions 18/02/2016 - This week both Mens Futsal teams complete their BUCS league fixtures and WIN the Western Premiership and Tier 2A.
Bournemouth University, SportBU, BUCS Students Represent BU at BUCS Deloitte Leadership Academy 18/02/2016 - Last week three Bournemouth University students attended the British Universities and Colleges Sport Deloitte Leadership Academy at Kings College London.
Bournemouth University, SportBU, TeamBU, Womens football Match Report: Womens Football 10-02-2016 11/02/2016 - A very good all round team performance, creative, energetic and solid in defence
Bournemouth University, SportBU, TeamBU, Mens Volleyball BU Volleyball smash student cup 09/02/2016 - Great success for both BU Men's and Women's Volleyball teams, both securing medal’s at this weekend's Volleyball England Student Cup.
Team Focus – Badminton 04/02/2016 - This Week SportBU focus on the BU Badminton squad and looks at their season so far.
Match Report – BU Golf 03/02/2016 and 04/02/2016 04/02/2016 - BU sees its most successful golf season in recent years with BU 1 and BU 3 claiming the BUCS Premier League and Western 1A titles.
Top BU Scholar WINS Gold 03/02/2016 - BU Scholar Noorin Gulam returns to Bournemouth with a gold medal and a Personal Best in the Snatch.
Team Focus – Netball 03/02/2016 - This Week SportBU focus on Netball and look at how their season has started and their hopes for 2016.