The University of Sussex has ranked 39th in the 2016-17 BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) league tables. This is a very important moment for Sussex, as it is the first time we have ever gained a top 40 position (out of a whopping 154 colleges and universities), making it the highest rank ever achieved by the university.
This incredible feat is down to the hard work and training from our various sports clubs. The university participated across 18 different sports, with multiple teams winning the title and others achieving finalist status:
Adèle, Activities Officer, has this to say about this year’s success:
I am incredibly proud that Sussex is ranked 39th in BUCS this year! It's the first time we have achieved such a high ranking. Our sports clubs can be rightfully proud of their fantastic achievement.
Sussex’s Ultimate Frisbee Men’s 1st Team successfully sealed their fourth BUCS Outdoor Nationals which means Sussex now hold claim to the more Ultimate University Open Outdoor titles than any other UK university. This win completed a successful season in which the team were undefeated in regional BUCS games as well as achieving a silver medal win at the BUCS Men’s Indoor Championships.
Please visit the Students’ Union’s sports, societies and media page for more information about how to get involved with a Sussex sports teams, or drop Adele an email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Well done and congrats to everyone who took part this year – keep up the good work!
Got a comment/criticism about anything discussed in this article? Let us know on our social media channels!
Wed 22 May 2019
We would love to hear your views - and there are prizes involved.
Tue 14 May 2019
The basketball courts on campus have been revamped by Lois O' Hara and are ready for play.
Thu 09 May 2019
There are a number of gossip and confession pages related to Sussex University on social media, none of which are affiliated with the Students’ Union.
Mon 25 Feb 2019
Sussex Students' Union (SU) is embarking on an exciting period of change. We want to become the most student-centric SU around and for you, our students, to feel that this SU is truly YOURS.
You’re the reason we’re here, after all.
Tue 10 Jul 2018
This list is automatically generated
View all news »