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Performance Sport

Reach peak performance with Newcastle’s world-class facilities, performance sports, professional expert coaches and personalised support.

Newcastle University accredited by ground breaking dual career scheme

Newcastle University is leading the way with supporting talented athletes in education in England, having been accredited by an innovative Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) initiative.

The Sport England-backed programme supports young sportspeople on the talent pathway to have the opportunity to gain qualifications alongside their sporting pursuits, follow other interests, as well as further their personal development.

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Excel at a top UK University for sport

Calling the best student athletes from around the world. Here at Newcastle, we have everything you need to perform at your best, including:

  • world-class sports facilities
  • tailored training programmes
  • funding opportunities

We’re one of the UK’s top-performing universities for sport.

We have a track record of finishing in the British Universities and Colleges Sport Top 10. That's how we rank against more than 150 universities.

Ready to become the best athlete you can be? Learn how we can help you hit your goals.


North America Recruitment

Got a question about performance sport as a North American Athlete, please see North America Recruitment. (PDF:2.3MB) 



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