• Elite Athletes Programme leaves Sir David Bell impressed

    Elite Athletes Programme leaves Sir David Bell impressed

    February 6, 2019 at 10:58 am

    Sir David Bell was left impressed after being introduced to the Universities Elite Athletes programme. After he was recently appointed as the new vice chancellor of the University of Sunderland, Sir David was given a glimpse at the programme by a number of students, some of whom have gone on […]

  • University swimmer Lowery still not at his best level following BUCS Nationals

    University swimmer Lowery still not at his best level following BUCS Nationals

    February 26, 2018 at 3:40 pm

    University of Sunderland swimmer Lucas Lowery has said there is still plenty to come from him after finishing 20th in the BUCS Nationals earlier this month. The top 20 position in the 50m Backstroke was Lowery’s highest place in his short career but the mechanical engineering student still believes he […]

  • Sunderland's karate squad, including gold medalists Brett Billingham Ross Billingham and Maya Burns

    BUCS Round-up: Sunderland strike gold in karate

    February 20, 2018 at 4:22 pm

    A gold medal in the Mixed Team Kata was the highlight of an exciting weekend of sport as University of Sunderland’s athletes travelled down to Sheffield to compete in BUCS Nationals. The team of Ross Billingham, Brett Billingham and Maya Burns produced an outstanding performance to take gold in the […]

  • Sunderland's swimmers performed well but couldn't quite reach the podium.

    Sunderland swimmers miss out on freestyle finals at BUCS Nationals

    February 18, 2017 at 4:37 pm

    Sunderland’s male and female swimmers failed to reach the finals of the men’s and women’s 50m freestyle on day two of the BUCS Nationals. Hannah Costello and Ashlyn Liddle both finished fourth in the women’s 50m freestyle heats before Jack Archer and Blair Wingate finished third and 10th respectively in […]

  • York St John claimed the Clash of Minsters trophy on Wednesday.

    York beat Sunderland to win Clash of the Minsters trophy

    October 6, 2016 at 1:11 pm

    Sunderland were out-done in the annual Clash of the Minsters event on Wednesday with York St John running out 42-18 victors. A total of 30 matches were played at a number of locations across Sunderland, with both universities competing for points and the chance to lift the Clash of the […]

  • University of Sunderland's rowers impress at BUCS rowing regatta in Nottingham

    University of Sunderland Rowing Club 2015/16 review

    May 18, 2016 at 2:00 pm

    The 2015/16 season is now over and the University of Sunderland Rowing club have enjoyed quite the year. They kicked off their season by winning a point at the York St John’s University vs University of Sunderland Varsity, being one of the only societies in the tournament to do so. […]

  • Sunderland's rowers won all four races at Varsity

    Varsity clean-sweep of wins shows strength of Rowing club

    April 30, 2016 at 5:28 pm

    Carrera-Jade Thorpe was ‘delighted’ with her teams victory over Teesside in this year’s Tees-Wear Varsity, as the University of Sunderland Rowers won 4-0. Thorpe said: “I am delighted with our varsity result. “Such a massive victory makes training everyday worth it,” the rowing president added The University of Sunderland’s rowing team won […]

  • Sunderland and Teesside women's football teams in action at Southern Areas Playing Fields.

    Sunderland crowned Tees-Wear Varsity champions

    April 28, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    The University of Sunderland have won the 2016 Tees-Wear Varsity in one of the closest contested competitions in recent history, as they beat Teesside University 13-12. With over 12 hours of sport taking place across Sunderland and 25 fixtures taking place, Sunderland edged out their Teesside rivals by the narrowest […]

  • University of Sunderland's rowers impress at BUCS rowing regatta in Nottingham

    UOS Rowing President Thorpe backing her squad to beat Teesside at Varsity

    April 27, 2016 at 8:45 am

    University of Sunderland’s Rowing president Carrera-Jade Thorpe “wants to win” when her squad takes on Teesside in this year’s varsity event. Thorpe’s squad has one aim: “Our aim for varsity is singular, we want to win, we have trained every day to beat them and we plan to do so.” […]

  • Team South West with the Wilkinson Sword after winning the AoC Championships title.

    AoC Championships makes successful debut in the North East

    April 21, 2016 at 11:26 am

    The AoC Sport National Championships were concluded on Sunday as the South West retained the Wilkinson Sword by winning the title for the second year in succession. The three day event took place in the North East for the first time after previously being held in Bath. The event accommodated […]