Student sport can form a large part of life for many University of St Mark & St John students. All students are encouraged to get involved, at a level that suits them. So whether you are looking to compete on a Wednesday afternoon in British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) competition www.bucs.org.uk, play in intramural competitions or are looking to get involved with the administration of a student club, volunteering or coaching the Marjon Sports Federation can help.
The day to day running of the Marjon Sports Federation falls under the remit of the University of St Mark & St John Sport, the MSF Executive Committee (which includes student representative) has responsibility for developing and implementing policy, disciplinary issues and assisting the Student Sport officer with the decicion making process.
How do I join the Marjon Sports Federation and Sports Clubs?
Over the summer months information on how to join Marjon Sports Federation will be posted online.
(Please note this link is not live and available until the end of August)
We ask that you complete the online joining process before you arrive at the University of St Mark & St John however, you will not need to pay for your membership until you arrive on campus (details will be emailed to you).
BUCS – who we are and what we do
British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) is the national governing body for Higher Education (HE) sport in the UK, a membership organisation, and a company limited by guarantee with charitable status, and our vision is simple:
To enhance the student experience through sport
To support and promote the lifestyle and educational benefits to communities and individuals of taking part in sport, and to provide outstanding opportunities to all students to engage in sport and related activity in higher education.
At Marjon we have the following clubs entered in the BUCS Leagues: Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Cricket, Football, Futsal, Hockey, Lacrosse, Netball, Rugby, Swimming & Waterpolo, Tennis and Volleyball. You can see our fixtures on the BUCS website.
There are also many additional clubs and activities which students can get involved with that are not part of BUCS, these are: American Flag and Cheerleading, Dance, Kayak, Mountaineering Club and Table Tennis.