Canterbury Christ Church University’s mission is to pursue excellence in Higher Education by transforming individuals, creating knowledge and enriching communities. We are proud of our broad academic portfolio of degrees and courses which enable our students to become skilful, well prepared and respectful graduates who can contribute to a just and sustainable future.

The university is extremely proud to have been awarded TASS Dual Career Accreditation and the status of a TASS Potential Project partner. 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 Performance Lifestyle support, mentoring and workshop programmes as well as academic flexibility options and guidance. The SportsLab consultancy unit, located in the Section of Sport and Exercise 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 are dedicated to providing a range of sport science related services to talented athletes.

The Sport and Exercise Science support services include:

  • Sports nutrition
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Physiotherapy
  • Biomechanical and Performance analysis
  • Coach Education
  • Testing and Monitoring
  • Sports psychology
  • Performance Lifestyle
  • Anti-Doping Education

For more details about TASS 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