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Personal development

At UEL, we provide you with wonderful opportunities to advance your personal development through volunteering, and to take a lead role in our sporting community.

Our sports reps, international sports ambassadors, and volunteer roles in media and events are fantastic ways to boost your CV and gain quality hands on sporting experience.

UELSports Workforce Programme

UELSports Workforce Programme

We have over 120 voluntary, sport sector placement opportunities available each year, within UELSports and 35+ community partners. Opportunities range from sports science, coaching, officiating and therapy, to sports development, marketing, journalism and more. More information

Take part in our series of “Life Skill” development workshops led by industry experts and experienced UEL alumni. Schedule coming soon.
Stay updated with the latest sports jobs and employability guidance in UELSports and London, with our fortnightly workforce development newsletter. Sign up today 

Sports Representatives

Become a Sports Representative

Sports Representatives play an integral role in building, supporting and moulding the My UELSports programme, our student-led social sports competition for all UEL students.

Your role will be to encourage students to participate in our free weekly sports sessions, and ensure teams of students from your respective hall of residence, School/Service or SU Society are entered into each My UELSports tournament and league.

If you want to be a sports representative, please email uelsports@uel.ac.uk about your interest.

Sports Club Committee

Join a Sports Club committee

There are various opportunities to volunteer with each of UEL's Sports Clubs, including: 
• Club Chairman
• Secretary
• Marketing Officer
• And many more


Each role will give you experience to add to your CV, have an insight into how clubs run, allow you to create new friendships and make your time in UEL unforgettable. Contact our sports clubs today 

Work experience

Work and volunteering opportunities

UELSports offers a range of volunteering and work experience opportunities for current UEL students and alumni.  We are dedicated to helping you develop professionally as well as athletically while you study at the University of East London. 

With opportunities in a range of areas including sports development, marketing and fitness, getting involved with UELSports will help build your CV and increase your employability. 

If you would like to get involved, email uelsports@uel.ac.uk for more information.

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