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!

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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

Kicking down barriers, with UEL Womens Only Mixed Martial Arts (WOMMA)

My name is Sophie Newnes and I’m a former UEL student and Head Coach at the WOMMA Self-defence classes. We run free martial arts lessons for women at Sports dock in conjunction with “MY UEL Sports”. Open to all females that attend UEL, our classes are held in a fun, safe environment where you can … Continue reading Kicking down barriers, with UEL Womens Only Mixed Martial Arts (WOMMA)