Sport & Exercise

Performance sport

Sport & Exercise and Edinburgh University Sports Union (EUSU) jointly run Performance Sport support programmes for exceptionally talented student athletes.

About us

The University of Edinburgh is among the country’s leading sporting universities.

Hall of Fame

University Sports Hall of Fame
In 2008 University of Edinburgh Sport inaugurated a 'Sports Hall of Fame' to celebrate outstanding sporting achievement. Its recipients are announced at the University of Edinburgh Sport Blues & Colours Dinner in each year.


Eric Liddell
The University of Edinburgh offers various elite sporting scholarships for student athletes.

Individual Performance Programme

Applications for the 2019/20 programme are now closed.

Team Performance Programme

Photo of a rugby match
The University’s leading sports clubs form part of the University’s Team Performance Programme.