Northumbria University are currently ranked 7th in the British University and Colleague Sport National League and are widely recognised as one of the foremost universities for sport in the UK.

Over recent years, Northumbria has invested in significant resources to ensure that students can experience world-class sport services in state-of-the-art facilities.

At Northumbria University we offer a number of flexible learning courses, which can fit around the commitments and demands of an elite athlete. Northumbria is one of the largest universities in the country, offering almost 500 courses. Course options range from fully distance-learning courses which can be studied from anywhere in the world at any time; part-time courses with limited class-based sessions; to more traditional full-time taught courses. Therefore, if required athletes can combine studies with training and competition programmes that are based outside of the UK.

At Northumbria you will learn from the best to enable you to gain a career with an edge, with 92% of our graduates gaining employment or further study within 6 months of completing their course. More information regarding the courses we offer at Northumbria can be found on our website.

As a TASS delivery site (TDS) we offer an athlete centred support package including; strength & conditioning, physiotherapy, sports massage, lifestyle support, sports psychology and athlete education workshops. At Northumbria University we pride ourselves on having expert delivery staff who work together as a team to offer an integrated service to our athletes.

If you have any questions about the TASS programme or studying at Northumbria please contact Heather Steel – Athlete and Team Services Manager at: