The university is extremely proud to have been awarded TASS Dual Career Accreditation. We are committed to supporting our students in achieving both academic and sporting excellence. Through our university’s Dual Career Framework, effective professional partnerships across departments and our successful Sport Scholarship programme, we can more successfully nurture talented athletes to thrive in both academia and sport. The Dual Career Accreditation highlights our dedication to supporting the overall personal and professional development and wellbeing of our student athletes.

Canterbury Christ Church University aims to ensure that talented athletes studying at the university access ongoing mentoring, performance lifestyle support, and workshop programmes as well as academic flexibility options and guidance. The SportsLab consultancy unit, located in the Section of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, is responsible for the delivery of support services for athletes and teams ranging from recreational to Olympic level athletes. We have a highly skilled interdisciplinary team of practitioners who provide a range of sport science related services to talented athletes.

The Sport and Exercise Science support services include:

  • Sports Nutrition
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Biomechanical and Performance analysis
  • Coach Education
  • Testing and Monitoring
  • Sports Psychology
  • Performance Lifestyle
  • Anti-Doping Education

For more details about our TASS Delivery Site or Dual Careers at Canterbury Christ Church University please contact Dual Career Co-ordinator Dr Lucinda Howland (

Further information about the Sport Scholarships available at Canterbury Christ Church University please contact CCCU Sport and Active Health (