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Our sporting facilities

UEL offers students unrivalled access to world class sporting facilities, both on and off campus.

Our sports rankings

  • #1

    in the world for sports facilities*

    *International Student Barometer

  • 150

    sports scholars and rising

  • 47th

    in the UK for sports*

    *British Universities and Colleges Sport


Our Docklands campus is home to our £21 million sports facility, SportsDock. It is one of London’s largest indoor sports venues. This world class sports centre is available to students, staff, the local community, and national and international organisations.

As a testament to the quality of the centre, SportsDock was the official high performance training headquarters for Team USA, hosting them for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

SportsDock features:

  • two multi-purpose indoor sports arenas
  • 120-piece fitness centre
  • fully equipped strength and conditioning room
  • dance and aerobics studios
  • sports therapy clinic
  • conferencing and meeting rooms, lecture theatres and teaching rooms
  • outdoor pitches

Spectacular Student Annual Promotion 

SportsDock gym have amazing discounts on offer for the annual gym membership that are available to UEL students only. You are able to access World Class facilities from as little as £8.50pm! That gives you access to group exercise classes, Olympic standard squat racks, a brand new state of the art Virtual Reality Cycle room and much, much more.

Gold Student Annual Membership* is £199 – 20% discount!
Silver Student Annual Membership is £85 – 30% discount!

*Affiliated with BUCS UNIversal initiative which gives you access to 44 other university gyms around the country, visit here for more information.

There are only a limited amount of these memberships available and the promotion will finish on 31st October 2017, so if you are interested buy online now
or visit SportsDock's reception on the Docklands campus as soon as you can.

Terms and conditions apply

Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre

Our Hockey and Tennis teams both use the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

UEL's Hockey players train and compete weekly on one of the two water based astro pitches at Lee Valley. 

With six outdoor and four indoor courts, tennis players have great opportunities to improve their game.

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