Elite Athlete Programme

Find out more about our Elite Athlete Programme and how you can join!

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QMSU Athletes

We are committed to ensuring our elite athletes are able to complete at the highest level, whilst studying for a world class degree. The QMSU Elite Athlete programme enables student athletes to focus on their studies, training and competition and less about the financial barriers that come with performing to an elite level, something that is becoming increasingly more difficult for the modern student.

What does the programme offer?

Gold level support

  • £500 towards sport related expenses
  • Individual Strength and Conditioning Support
  • Qmotion Annual Gym Membership
  • All BUCS Entry Fees
  • Elite Athlete Kit

Silver level support

  • Individual Strength and Conditioning Support
  • Qmotion Annual Gym Membership
  • All BUCS Entry Fees

Entry Criteria

Athletes wishing to apply for the Elite Athlete Programme must meet all of the following Criteria:

  • Full time student at Queen Mary University of London
  • Compete in a BUCS sport - click here to check
  • Be ranked in the top 100 for your sport nationally (individual sports only)
  • Play at county level or above (team sports only)
  • Will compete for Queen Mary Students' Union in all relevant BUCS competitions

Up to five gold level support offers are given out each year, and up to ten silver level support offers. 

The 2016/17 applications have closed for the year, however you can apply for the 2017/18 programme by simply filling out the form below. 

We encourage all interested students to get in touch by completing the application form on this page and QMSU Club Sport will be in touch with the next steps.


Contact Us

Email: su-sportsadministrator@qmul.ac.uk

ME: Clayton Bevas: c.bevas@se13.qmul.ac.uk
BL: Megan Annetts: sport@bartslondon.com