Sport committee opportunities are available!

Certain sports here at The Students’ Union are in danger of folding due to committee roles not being filled.

Committee members are required to keep our sports clubs running

COVID-19 has undeniably affected many different aspects of life over the past 18 months, university sport is one of those. Ever-changing restrictions meant that many sports clubs at UWE Bristol could unfortunately not run to their full potential. This has led to certain sports here at The Students’ Union having many different opportunities to get involved in. For a sport to run at UWE Bristol, five committee roles have to be filled by five different sports members, this is where we need you to step up and fill these vacant roles. 

Our sports teams here at UWE Bristol make up an important part of our history and there is an opportunity for you to get involved with one of our many sports clubs. We also have sports for every level, whether you're a beginner wanting to try out something new or a pro. 

For most, sport at university can be an incredibly fulfilling experience. The benefit of having committee experience on your CV is a massive asset. Not only can you boast about leadership experience in interviews but representing your sport through a committee role also goes onto your certificate of Higher Education. 

You can learn more about the Higher Education Achievement Report by clicking here.   

Committee Vacancies  

For this academic year, if you are a 2nd or 3rd year student at UWE Bristol in any of the sports listed below, we greatly need your help to keep these clubs alive: 

  • Tennis 

  • Gymnastics  

  • Baseball 

  • Softball 

  • Subaqua  

  • Boxing 

  • Table Tennis 

For a club to run at UWE Bristol, five compulsory committee roles need to be filled on every team. These are: 

  • President 

  • Vice President 

  • Treasurer  

  • Equality and Participation Officer 

  • Equipment Officer 

I haven’t been a committee member before

ALL new committee members will go through workshop training on how to expertly run your club, so don’t be put off if you don’t have experience of running a club beforehand. The terrific training workshop will set you off and running in the right direction.  

You also have the complete support of our fantastic opportunities team here at The Students’ Union who are on hand to help you every step of the way! 

Testimonials

Flynn Grice, Kickboxing and Muay Thai (UKAM) President: 

‘My role and achievements as president for UKAM are some of the most rewarding university experiences I've had.'

Beth Self, Hockey President: 

‘The opportunity gave me the chance to develop skills I didn’t even know needed to develop and taught me a lot which I know I will be able to apply now when I go into a graduate role.'

If you are interested in being a part of a sports committee or have any further questions email with your interest:

Chloe.Challand@uwe.ac.uk

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