Sport & Exercise

Success in BUCS

University of Edinburgh achieves top three in BUCS

BUCS award trophies
Sports Union President Paul Duffy, Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Mathieson, and Director of Sport Jim Aitken MBE

For the fourth consecutive year, the University of Edinburgh were officially confirmed as the third best placed sporting University in the UK in the British University and College (BUCS) table.  The placing, achieved with a record points haul of 4354.13, is an incredible achievement and reflects the quality of our athletes staff and programmes.

The University have also been credited as early adopters of a new BUCS physical activity accreditation system and were awarded the BUCS Physical Activity Excellence Award for 2017-18 for outstanding contribution toward encouraging physical activity in the higher education sector.