Basketball Scholar Olivia Bauer on Settling in at UEL

Olivia Bauer joined the University this year studying Sports Therapy and competing as a scholar in one of the main focus sports. Here she writes about settling in to life at UEL and the challenges she has faced. I vividly remember my first training session with coach Tope. I arrived to the court very early … Continue reading Basketball Scholar Olivia Bauer on Settling in at UEL

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Raising the bar, both on and off the pitch!

Hi my name is Georgie, a UEL student with two years experience playing for the university Women’s Football Club! 2016-2017 has been a very special season for the club. We started with much anticipation, with a new coach and many new team members. Following strong initial performances we found ourselves to be strong contenders for winning … Continue reading Raising the bar, both on and off the pitch!

Communication and education: the key to sport equality

Daniel Holmes reflects on his experiences as UEL Sirens Cheerleading President and how diversity has led to the success of the club at the national level competition.  The team consists of 12 passionate members, the smallest squad since the beginning of the Sirens, but by far one of the most passionate set of individuals and successful … Continue reading Communication and education: the key to sport equality

UEL Wheelchair Basketball – An Inclusive Sporting Family

UEL Wheelchair Basketball Club, is a diverse team of individual students, but more than that, It is a family. On one side we have players with a disability and experience competing internationally for GB, while we also have students with no disability, have never sat in a wheelchair and simply want to give it a … Continue reading UEL Wheelchair Basketball – An Inclusive Sporting Family