Cambridge University is recognised as much for its illustrious sporting tradition as it is for its excellence in education, learning and research. Over the past 150 years, the University has been home to some of the world’s greatest sportsmen and women, from Michael Atherton, to Emma Pooley, to a host of Olympians and Paralympians.

That history translates into a vibrant sports scene in the University today. With 53 sports clubs and a range of sporting societies, the University is one of the countries leading centres for student sport. Cambridge regularly places in the top 20 universities in the country in BUCS competition, and a range of scholarships for elite athletes are available.

Sport at Cambridge is supported by our world-class facilities. The University Sports Service is committed to developing sport within the University and across Cambridgeshire.