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Student Experience

There is no better place to enjoy your university sport experience. 

The University of Chichester offers one of only a few BASES endorsed programmes in the UK, and degrees which are endorsed by IMSPA.

We have a well-established Olympic heritage dating back to the 1988 Seoul Games, and continue to be involved in the training and preparation of Olympic athletes.

There are over 20 Clubs to get involved in, ranging from our competitive activities in British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS), to Adventure Sports, Cheerleading and many more.

Tudor Hale Centre For Sport

The Tudor Hale Centre For Sport is our Universities flagship facility for our students, staff and communities sporting performance, recreation and fitness. The centre incorporates the brand new Fitness Suite equipped with state of the art Life Fitness Equipment and our Fitness Studio in addition to a 4 badminton court sized Sports Hall.

On the Bishop Otter campus we also operate our new Sports Dome which houses 4 indoor tennis courts and 3 netball or Futsal courts.

Other facilities on the Bishop Otter campus include:

  • 110m synthetic athletics track
  • Two multi-purpose gymnasiums
  • Indoor and outdoor climbing walls and climbing boulder
  • 2 full size grass football pitches and pavilion.
  • Grass rugby pitch
  • Outdoor netball court
  • A full size floodlit artificial turf pitch
  • Two seminar rooms

All students have access to the Tudor Hale Centre for Sport on the Bishop Otter campus. The Centre incorporates a multi-purpose sports hall that is used for a variety of sports. In addition, there is a fitness suite, strength and conditioning room, and two seminar rooms.

All of the facilities are designed for academic teaching, research, BUCS competitions, and recreational use for students throughout the week and at weekends. Annual membership packages at THCS range from £130 to £150. Alternatively, you can get a monthly membership from £17.50 a month.

Our Sport’s Scholars automatically receive a £150 Annual Membership to THCS as part of your scholarship.

We also enjoy strong community links with local sports clubs, including Chichester Rugby Club, Chichester City Football Club, Chichester City Colts & Chichester Priory Park Hockey and Cricket Clubs.

Find out more about SU Sport, The Sports Federation and Membership.