The University of Worcester recognises the importance of dual careers and has committed to providing a facilitative environment for such athletes for many years. The TASS Dual Career Accreditation is an exciting addition to our commitment to recognising and supporting dual career student athletes. As a university we endeavour to provide holistic support to help nurture success for athletes combing study with high performance sport.

Students attending the University of Worcester as dual career student athletes can study courses across any of our ten schools, including allied Health and Community, Arts, Business, Education, Humanities, Nursing and Midwifery, Psychology, Science and the Environment and Sport and Exercise Science. The University now also boasts an impressive medical school.

Worcester has undergone significant change and growth over the last few years, expanding into new subject areas, more than doubling student numbers and investing substantially in staff and new facilities. In recent years, the University of Worcester has developed a genuine reputation for excellence in inclusive sport. Worcester developed the UK’s first sports venue purpose designed to include the wheelchair athlete, the University of Worcester Arena. The University is now working on creating the world’s first purpose designed indoor inclusive cricket centre, with strong support from the England Cricket Board and England Disability cricket.

As a university, we have a multi-purpose indoor sports centre, floodlit 3G pitches, an exercise physiology suite, two further sports science laboratories, nutrition laboratory, teaching rooms, gymnasium, strength and conditioning suite, comprehensive fitness suite and dance studio. Major developments also include the Riverside Building and the award winning 2,000 seat Worcester Arena. The Arena is Britain’s first indoor sports hall purpose designed to include the wheelchair athlete and regularly hosts major sports tournaments.

Our innovative Motion and Performance Centre is situated on the St John’s campus has expertise in a wide range of areas, ranging from Physical Activity, Exercise and Health to Biomechanics and Sport and Exercise Physiology.
We have a range of student sport available to all students studying across all schools within the University.

Our UW Sport programme offers additional levels of sports science provision for a range of teams and our scholarship programme offers comprehensive support in sports science, pastoral care and financial bursaries to any athlete at National or International level in sports.

To find out more about dual career support at the University of Worcester, please contact Charlotte Beaman-Evans by emailing c.beaman-evans@worc.ac.uk