University is about so much more than just your studies – it is your chance to find out more about yourself, have new experiences and make new friends. 

Through extracurricular activities at Worcester, make the most of your time to get involved, get active, discover hidden talents, develop your skills and try things you might never have thought of before. 

  • Make use of our state-of-the-art sports facilities
  • Take your pick from more than 75 Worcester Students’ Union societies and sports clubs, so whatever your interest there really is something for you – if not, start your own!  
  • Find out about volunteering and fundraising opportunities through the Students’ Union
  • Widen your knowledge through our academics’ public lectures

Sports Clubs

For those looking to compete at the highest levels of competitive sport, Worcester has many teams that compete nationally against other Universities as part of the BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) Leagues and Championships.  But there are also opportunities for recreational sport and chances for beginners to have a go. 

The annual Varsity contest is one of the highlights of the sporting year, when sports team from the University of Worcester compete against their counterparts at the University of Gloucestershire.  

 

 

Students’ Union sports clubs

  • American Football
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Boxing
  • Cheerleading
  • Climbing and Mountaineering
  • Dance
  • Equestrian
  • Fencing
  • Futsal
  • Golf
  • Handball
  • Jitsu Club
  • Men's Basketball
  • Men's Cricket
  • Men's Football
  • Men's Hockey
  • Men's Rugby
  • Netball
  • Paddlesport and Surf
  • Pole Fitness
  • Rowing
  • Social Sports
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Taekwondo
  • Tennis
  • Trampolining
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Wheelchair Basketball
  • Women's Basketball
  • Women's Cricket
  • Women's Football
  • Women's Hockey
  • Women's Rugby
  • WorcSnow

Societies

Whether it’s a longstanding hobby or a passion for anything from the arts and culture to religion and politics, you have a whole host of options through the Students’ Union.

 

Students’ Union societies

  • African and Caribbean Society
  • Anime and Manga
  • Archaeology Society
  • Biology
  • Bright Futures
  • Christian Union
  • Cocktail Community
  • Creative Writing
  • Debate
  • Disney and Pixar
  • Dungeons and Dragons Society
  • Education Enhancement
  • Film Making Society
  • Gaming
  • Geography
  • Harry Potter
  • History
  • Ink! Creative Society
  • Islamic Society
  • Law
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lithuanian
  • Loco Show Co. (Musical Theatre Society)
  • Marvel/DC Comics
  • Mature Students Society
  • Midwifery
  • Music
  • Nature Society
  • Nursing Society
  • Nutrition Society
  • Occupational Therapy Society
  • Physician Associate Society
  • Physiotherapy
  • Polish Society
  • Postgraduate Research Network
  • Spotlight Theatre Society
  • Student Minds Society
  • Tabletop Society
  • The College of Paramedics Society of Worcester
  • W.I.N.E. Investigators
  • Yoga Society
  • Zumba