There are more than ten student sports clubs and several compete at the BUCS Premier League level including hockey, rugby union, rugby league and cricket. St Mary’s students have consistently gained selection for student home nations sides and the British Universities team, with a number competing at the World University Games. For full details of current fixtures and results visit the BUCS website.
As a St Mary's student, you have access to a wide range of sports facilities in accordance with the University College's vision of 'sport for all'. Regardless of whether you are studying a sports-related course or not, all students are encouraged to lead healthy lifestyles and participate in sports. Special discount student membership rates are available for the strength and conditioning suite and running track.
Recent and current high-achieving sporting students include Steph Twell (World Junior 1500m Champion), Nicola Sanders (400m Silver at the 2007 IAAF World Championships), Shelley Rudman (Skeleton Silver at the 2006 Winter Olympics), Simon Amor (Rugby Sevens Silver at the 2006 Commonwealth Games) and Rebecca Romero (Individual Pursuit Cycling Gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and Quad Rowing Silver at the 2004 Olympic Games).