High Performance Sport

The University of East London has propelled itself into the forefront of university sport across its 5 high performance sports tennis, athletics, volleyball, basketball and football.

The exceptional coaching and service provision allows its student-athletes to develop and excel. We have an extensive array of alumni and current students who have progressed to become professional athletes and compete on the international stage.

All these students left their legacy at the University of East London and now it's your chance to Leave Your Legacy.

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Sports scholarships

We are the most ambitious and the most improved university in the UK for sport, our High Performance Support is paving the way in creating our world class athletic super stars. 

The University of East London provided me with a seamless transition from the US to the UK. The East London Sport staff are great and the SportsDock has amazing facilities that are state-of-the-art. Choosing the University of East London was a great decision for me.

Taneka Rubin,

UEL Basketball Scholar and Former NCAA Division 1 MVP

Sports Scholarships

We are the most ambitious and the improved university in the UK. Our sports scholars include Olympians at national and international competitions.

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East London Phoenix

The East London Phoenix is a British Wheelchair Basketball High-Performance Partnership, and we are one of four universities to be the home of a women's premier league team.

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