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Each year our Elite Athlete Programme supports a select number of gifted and talented athletes, it is designed to assist athletes who continue to compete at the highest level while studying at UCL.


Criteria for Applicants

You must be a registered student at UCL (or a prospective student at the time of applying).

Currently competing at;

  1. National or international senior level.
  2. Or National or international age group level.
  3. And/Or Semi-professional or professional at your sport.

You should be a member of the relevant UCL sports club and be prepared to represent UCL in any relevant British Universities & College Sport (BUCS) matches, competitions and championships.

Please note it will be extremely unlikely we will support anyone that does not plan to represent UCL, however if you think you have extenuating circumstances and do not plan on representing UCL please highlight your current level of commitments within your application so we can take them into consideration during the selection process.

Application Process

The deadline for 2018/19 applications has now closed. If you submitted an application you will hear from Team UCL before September 24th 2018. 

To find out more about the performance services we provide for our GOLD, SILVER and BRONZE packages and more about the criteria for selection please click here.

For programme enquiries please contact Sports Development Manager Katie Sykes or Lead Strength and Conditioning Coach Tiahan Eeles.

2018/19 Time Line

June 8th; Applications Open.

September 14th; Applications Close.

September 27th & 28th ; Interviews for successful athletes.

October 1st; Induction to Team UCL Elite Athlete programme and AGREEMENT of terms and conditions.