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Sports clubs

In Sport

In Sport

Your sporting community can be just as important as your academic one and that's why we have a wide variety of sports clubs for you to join. It’s a great way to make friends, clear your head, and have fun! Our clubs give you the chance to compete at several different levels, plus there are plenty of benefits to joining up!

Membership includes:

  • Coached training sessions
  • Match and training facilities
  • Driven transport to away fixtures
  • BUCS playing kit (University owned)
  • Equipment access
  • Access to fitness support

20+ sport clubs are organised through Staffordshire University Sport - covering everything from American Football to Ultimate Frisbee, many of them also compete in regular BUCS competitions and local leagues.

Find your team

If you're interested in joining one of the teams, you can find out more about when and where they compete and train on each of their webpages:

Join a sports club

To join any of our sports clubs, you must pay a membership fee. We currently offer different membership types, with varying costs.

  • BUCS Membership is £60 for the academic year for all clubs, with the exception of American Football which is £60 per semester. Once you are a paid member of any club, you can join an additional club with no further membership fee (excluding American Football).
  • Club Membership is £30 for the academic year.
  • Student Union Club Membership costs vary in price, so please visit for further information and to purchase your membership.

British University & College Sport (BUCS) Competition

BUCS is the governing body for university sport and is the stage upon which our teams can showcase their talent and competitive edge, competing against universities across the country. To compete as part of a sports club, you must be registered with BUCS Play. Registration can be completed on the BUCS website.