In coming to study at Durham, you will have unrivalled opportunities to play and compete in sport at whatever level you wish. This includes playing sport for fun with friends, to exercising in state-of-the-art gyms, to being part of Team Durham, our highly competitive sport community. We are also incredibly proud of what our students do within the local communities. You have opportunities to engage in a wide variety of rewarding volunteering opportunities that make a difference to local communities and can help set you up for your desired career.
Outstanding performance sport
Durham is the most successful UK university in team sports.
Our Team Durham also offers opportunities for students to volunteer through its Community Sport Development programme which delivers coaching and outreach activities to schools and community groups across the local region. Through this programme, students can progress through our bespoke Sport and Exercise Career Development Pathway and Award which allows you to gain recognised coaching and officiating qualifications.
Opportunities for participation
Durham's collegiate system offers an opportunity to play sport at a friendly yet competitive level.
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