Team Wolverhampton

Our aim at WLV Sport is to enable students to play competitive sport whilst studying at University of Wolverhampton. We enter teams across a range of sports including our focus sports; Basketball, Netball, Judo, Futsal and Football, in the national BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) competition programme. We also offer the opportunity to enter individual BUCS competitions and championships throughout the year for individual sports.

WLV Sport

The WLV Sport membership allows you join a University of Wolverhampton sports club and gives the following benefits:

  • High level of coached training sessions
  • Access to high class sporting facilities
  • Strength and Conditioning (where applicable)
  • Discounts on gym memberships
  • Sports Insurance whilst in competition or training
  • Access to sport therapy
  • Transport to and from away games
  • BUCS playing kit (University owned)
  • Affiliations (Teams representing the University)
  • Match day officials’ payments

Our Sports Scholarship Programme aims to help talented student-athletes realise their sporting potential whilst supporting them through their academic studies. Click here for more information.

Walsall Sport Centre

  • 3G football pitch
  • Sports halls
  • Badminton, basketball, netball, volleyball courts, Football and international standard futsal court
  • Fitness suite and weights room with cardio, resistance and plate loaded equipment
  • Outdoor tennis and netball courts
  • Six lane 200m sprint track

City Sports Centre

  • Sports hall
  • Badminton, basketball, netball and volleyball courts
  • Five-a-side pitch
  • Fitness suite
  • Conditioning suite
  • Plate Loaded and Free Weights suite
  • Outdoor Sports Zone

British Universities & Colleges Sport is the national governing body for Higher Education sport in the UK. BUCS works with its member institutions to get more students active more often through competitive sport and providing physical activity opportunities. To complete against other Universities as part of a sport club, students must be registered with BUCS Play. Registration can be completed at the BUCS Play website.


WLV Sport in partnership with UKAD

The University of Wolverhampton currently operates a high performance sports programme across the focus sports of; Football, Basketball, Netball, Judo and Futsal and our strategy is to deliver the best sporting experience/ excellence within those sports for students. This programme includes performance in BUCS, National representation and in some cases, International representation via events such as; Olympics, Paralympics and the commonwealth games. In doing so, the University of Wolverhampton commits to supporting students to compete at the aforementioned sporting competitions with complete honesty and integrity. We also adhere to UKAD policies while keeping our athletes informed and educated around all areas of clean sport.

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