UoM Sport

BUCS Ambassador Award

This award is awarded to help you receive additional support to develop in your sport as well as act as an ambassador to raise the profile of your sport at The University of Manchester.

The package

  • Subsidised Athletic Union / Students’ Union and National Governing Body Membership fee
  • Gym Membership at one of following three sites (Sugden Sport Centre, Armitage Sports Site, Manchester Aquatics Centre)
  • Access to Performance Sport Services including e.g. Physio & Strength and Conditioning and relevant educational workshops on a needs led basis and as agreed with Performance Sport Manager
  • Access to financial support for BUCS entry fees as agreed



  • A commitment to personal excellence
  • Have specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time-bound (SMART) sporting and educational goals
  • Ambassador for your sport and Club / Society
  • Compete in an Athletic Union / Students’ Union sport that competes in BUCS
  • Supporting reference from Athletic Union Club / Students' Union Society and Coach to verify level of performance


  • Compete just underneath scholarship level with referenced potential
  • Competing at a high level in BUCS / can demonstrate potential to with an ability to score key BUCS points

How to apply

  • Apply online by submitting the application and the reference form - Applications are closed at present.
  • The assessment date will be in September 2018

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