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The fencing club is one of the top performing sports clubs at Newcastle University.

Come and develop your skill and passion for fencing.

We offer development pathways for a range of abilities. Our club has included promising beginners and established international competitors. Many of our fencers have competed in the European and World Championships at cadet, junior and senior levels.

Fencing teams

The Fencing Club has six teams fencing over 55 matches each academic year.

Both women and men’s first teams represent the University in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Premier North leagues.


The club has won many medals at the BUCS individual fencing championships.

Fencers from Newcastle University have topped the British Junior Rankings.

Our fencers have represented Great Britain at junior level in epee, foil and sabre. Some of our fencers have also represented their home countries at all levels.

The fencing club received ‘club of the year’, ‘team of the year’ and had ‘coach of the year’ accolades from the Athletics Union.