The Sports Union

Welcome to the home of the University of Edinburgh Sports Union (SU). The SU is made up of 64 clubs and over 6000 members.

The University is not only renowned for its academic excellence, but we also take great pride in our athletic achievements.

The President, with support from staff, oversees the day to day running of the SU. The President is governed by the General committee which consists of representatives from each of our 64 clubs and the elected Executive committee.

British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) and Scottish Students Sport (SSS)

The SU has 49 clubs that compete in British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) and Scottish Student Sport (SSS) competitions on a weekly basis.

In the 2012/13 season, Edinburgh placed first in Scotland and finished 6th in the overall national standings. In addition to the BUCS teams, the SU also offers support to various recreational and outdoor activity teams.

Our facilities

The Centre for Sport and Exercise provides some of the best facilities in the United Kingdom which ensures SU members can fulfil their potential.

Whatever your interest we are positive we can cater for you and ensure you have access to the best student sport experience during your time at the University.

Useful links

Varsity

Our annual Varsity event engages around 400 students across the two universities on a day which celebrates the friendship and rivalry between the University and local rivals Heriot-Watt University.

Whether you are a current, former or prospective student, and would like more information on our Varsity series, please feel free to contact the SU Office at any time.

Communications and Marketing

The Media House is responsible for all communications and marketing that comes from the SU

Edinburgh University Sports Union is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC009248


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