High Performance Sport
The University of East London has propelled itself into the forefront of university sport across its 5 high performance sports tennis, athletics, volleyball, basketball, football and wheelchair basketball.
The exceptional coaching and service provision allows its student-athletes to develop and excel. We have an extensive array of alumni and current students who have progressed to become professional athletes and compete on the international stage.
All these students left their legacy at the University of East London and now it's your chance to Leave Your Legacy.
The UEL High Performance Programme
Have a listen to what some of our current cohort have to say about the programme.
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.
The UEL athletics programme attracts some of the very best athletes from the UK and abroad including Olympic and Paralympic athletes.
UEL's basketball programme is ranked number 1 in London and its men's programme sits in the Top 2 in the UK.
Our Football Programme is Ranked number one in BUCS points for universities in London.
UEL's tennis programme is ranked no.1 in London and in the top 8 in the UK.
UEL's volleyball programme is currently ranked in the top 3 in the UK and a designated Volleyball England Senior Academy.
The University of East London provided me with a seamless transition from the US to the UK. The East London Sport staff are great and the SportsDock has amazing facilities that are state-of-the-art. Choosing the University of East London was a great decision for me."
UEL Basketball Scholar and Former NCAA Division 1 MVP
We are the most ambitious and the improved university in the UK. Our sports scholars include Olympians at national and international competitions.More about Scholarships
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.Find out more