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Sports Performance Programme



Who are the Performance Programmes designed for?

The Sports Performance Programme is a programme of coaching, support services and facilities access designed to help those current Brunel students who are looking to continue and develop their skill, fitness and performance levels in either Athletics, Netball, Football, Futsal, Basketball, Rugby Union, American Football or Lacrosse. These are Brunel’s chosen Performance Sports for 2019/20.

To be eligible to join a Brunel Sports Performance Programme athletes must be:

  • Students currently registered at Brunel University
  • Current members of the associated Brunel Student Union sports club

 What benefits do Sports Performance Programme members receive?

  • Access to the Indoor Athletics Centre (IAC) including the Strength & Conditioning Weights Area for the whole academic year
  • High level coaching provided by qualified National Governing Body coaches employed by Brunel Sport
  • Help to establish a training/study routine when arriving at University
  • Weekly Strength & Conditioning sessions
  • Spa Access including use of the Plunge Pool, Steam Room, Sauna & Jacuzzi
  • Free physio/sports massage at selected times each week with Uxbridge Physiotherapy

How much does the Sports Performance Programme membership cost?

SPP Membership £180 per academic year giving to access to the IAC only

New to 2019 is SPP Gold Membership £220 per academic year,  giving you access to both the IAC and the Sport Centre Gyms.

How do I become a member of the Sports Performance Programme?

Becoming a member of the SPP is a three step process:

1) Buy your union Sports Membership online £35.00


2) Join the relevant Brunel SPP Club - Athletics, Netball, Football, Futsal, Basketball, Rugby Union, American Football or Lacrosse online.at https://brunelstudents.com/teambrunel/

3) Buy your SPP membership from either the Indoor Athletics Centre or Sports Centre Receptions. You will have to provide proof that you have already joined the relevant Brunel Student Union Club before your SPP membership can be purchased. N.B Individual membership to SPP will have to be authorised by the Union of Brunel Students and relevant SPP club committee.

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runel University Athletics Club welcomes people of all ability and experience as we look to develop and progress every one of our athletes.



Here at Brunel University, we are extremely proud of our athletics heritage – our first international vest was earned at the London 1948 Olympics. Being one of the biggest sports club on campus in terms of membership, there is a wide range of athletic disciplines for people of all abilities to become involved with. 

There are fixtures throughout the academic year ranging from the London Colleges Cross Country League to the Brunel Indoor Jumps & Throws Festival to afford all Club members an opportunity to compete in the Brunel University AC vest. BUCS Cross Country, BUCS Indoor Athletics and BUCS Outdoors Athletics are the most prestigious competitions in the fixture calendar.

We work together towards beings successful at these championships, and have excelled on numerous occasions in the recent past – including winning the Men’s and Women’s BUCS Indoor Athletics titles in 2009. The Athletics club are also a formidable force on the social scene with events being held throughout the year for our members, these include: the chunder mile, the annual Olympiad, 118 118, and cops and robbers among many others! So come along to the one of our socials or training evenings and join one of the largest, friendliest and most successful clubs on campus.



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