Elite Athlete Programme

We support elite athletes to allow them to focus on their studies

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Elite athletes

The Students’ Union Elite Athlete Programme aims to support high performing athletes whilst they are studying for a world class degree at Queen Mary. We offer support through highly qualified strength and conditioning coaches, one-to-one support and guidance, plus opportunities to represent the university within the British University and College Sport (BUCS) Nationals with a pathway to represent Great Britain at the World University Games.

What does the programme offer?

Elite Athlte support top package

  • Up to £300 towards sport related expenses including travel and accommodation to competitions
  • Individual Strength and Conditioning Support
  • Qmotion Annual Gym Membership worth £330
  • All BUCS Entry Fees
  • Elite Athlete Kit

Elite Athlete Support

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

Entry Criteria

Athletes wishing to apply for the Talented Athlete Programme must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Student at Queen Mary University of London
  • Be currently active within your sport 
  • Compete and represent the university for your chosen sport
  • Compete nationally at time of application

All entries must be completed online before 12pm (Noon) on the following dates:

  • 3rd October 2020
  • 23rd January 2021

Any entries submitted after this time and date will roll over to the next deadline date. Please note that whilst we aim to support all athletes that meet the criteria, there are limited places available for the programme for each academic year. All athletes must re-apply for the programme on an annual basis. 

If you have any questions do not hesitate to get in touch by emailing su-eliteathletes@qmul.ac.uk and we will be in touch.


Contact Us

Email: su-sportsadministrator@qmul.ac.uk

Elected Officers
ME: Maddy Stitchbury
BL: Alice Jones