About our clubs
Keeping fit and healthy are just some of the benefits of joining a sports clubs. It’s the perfect environment to create new friendships, enhance your CV, represent the University of East London, but most importantly have fun!
We have 16 sports clubs both competitive and non-competitive that are open to everyone.
The majority of our clubs compete in the weekly league and cup matches, as well as individual championships run by British University and College Sports (BUCS), the governing body for higher education sports clubs in the UK.
If you would like to know any more about any of our sports clubs please visit their webpage and send them an email. All clubs are free to join this coming semester, students will need to register for sessions in advance. Current students can find out more on our Intranet pages.
Studying at the university has created opportunities for me to develop as both a student and an athlete. Their BSc and MSc programmes have given me a clear career pathway that gives me the industry experience necessary for me to be successful."
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The American Football Club is one of the fastest-growing clubs at the University with some of the most enthusiastic and passionate club members around.
Our Badminton Club is open to players who are passionate about badminton and those looking to improve their health.
Our men's and women’s basketball programme includes regular training and the opportunity to train and play in one of four men’s and two women’s teams.
Join our Cheerleading club, for all levels - all you need is passion to learn, enthusiasm to train, support for your team and a desire to succeed.
UEL Cricket Club welcomes male and female players of all abilities. Our environment ensures you develop as a player regardless of your level.
UEL's football club is one of our largest, with 3 men's teams and 2 women's teams. The club consists of players and staff passionate about football.
Futsal is a 5-a-side game, played indoors with a ball similar to a football, only smaller and heavier. Join us for this exciting, fast-paced game.
Our UEL netball club offers players the opportunity to play competitive netball against other university teams in the region.
The UEL Boat Club (UELBC) is constantly growing. We recruit new members for all levels (beginner, novice, or experienced rower) each academic year.
UEL men’s rugby club is a competitive, sociable team that train and compete weekly in the BUCS league.
The UEL taekwondo club revolves around respect, friendship and self-development, aiming to achieve highly in all levels and aspects of taekwondo.
UEL tennis offers a full range of tennis for everyone - from performance players to sessions for children, young people and recreational players.
The UEL Volleyball club consists of men’s and women’s teams who train and compete in weekly BUCS leagues
The wheelchair basketball club is for all abilities. If you want to make friends, learn a new skill or compete at a high level, this club is for you.