About our scholarships
We are the most ambitious and the most improved university in the UK for sport, our High Performance Support is paving the way in creating our world class athletic super stars. Our sports scholars include Olympians and senior internationals who represent the University of East London at national and international university competitions.
- Bursary up to £6000 per annum (bursaries may be higher for exceptional applicants)
- Unlimited physiotherapy and sports massage
- UKSCA-accredited strength and conditioning training and private access to scholar Strength and Conditioning Facility Aqua East.
- Active Recovery and Yoga Sessions
- Gold membership at SportsDock
- Lifestyle and Performance workshops
- Access to sports science support, including nutrition, psychology, physiology, biomechanics and performance analysis
- Elite athlete academic study policy
- Priority access to on-campus accommodation and the option to stay with other athletes on the programme
For further information and advice on this award please contact our Applicant Enquiries (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm):
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tel: +44 (0)20 8223 3333
Our athlete-centred programme is aimed at putting you in the best position to excel within your sport whilst studying at UEL.
East London Phoenix
The East London Phoenix is a British Wheelchair Basketball High-Performance Partnership, and we are one of four universities to be the home of a women's premier league team.
Leave your legacy
Our sports programme is a part of the 2012 Olympics legacy. It provides opportunity for our high performance athletes to leave a legacy of their own.
Roll of Honour
UEL has a rich history on the international sporting stage, with our sports scholars representing their country at various high-profile events.
Find out about our Sports Awards winners.
UEL gave me that opportunity where I could get a really good degree, I could be around trained professionals, and I can create opportunities for myself."
UEL alumnus and professional basketball player