From Aikido to trampolining, there's a huge range of sports to get involved in at Liverpool John Moores University.
You might be an elite sporting champion. You may never have thrown a rugby ball in your life. Either way it doesn't matter because wherever you sit on the sporting spectrum there is a sports group at Liverpool Students' Union (Liverpool SU) that matches your ambitions and abilities.
What sports can I get involved in?
Whether you want to join a team or focus on an individual sport, there's a wide range of sports available – anything from rowing to martial arts and plenty in-between. As the sports teams change each year, you can find out the current list of sports teams on the Liverpool SU website. This time next year you might just achieve your personal best or help lift your team's trophy.
British Universities and Colleges Sport
Liverpool SU is proud to have 23 LJMU sports teams currently competing within British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS). By joining one of the BUCS teams, you'll be able to represent LJMU playing competitive sport against other universities across the country. BUCS gives you the chance to take your game to the next level.
For the 2014/15 season, LJMU ranked 14th in the Northern division. Some of our achievements from the most recent season include:
94%of graduate employers agree that students involved in sport demonstrate good employability skills.
The average salary of graduates who played sport is £32,552 compared to £26,728.
Did you know that every student at LJMU gets a free Lifestyles Fitness Centre membership?
If competition is not in your nature, our social sport programmes are a great way to meet like-minded people, get active in a friendly environment and have fun. Take a look at the current social sports on offer on the Liverpool SU website.
For further information about our sports teams and how to join or start your own, visit the Liverpool SU website.
Remember: you can join a team even if you have no previous experience of playing the sport. We would encourage you to try something new. You never know, you might uncover a hidden talent.