Sport and wellbeing

Sport is a huge part of life at Birmingham, from beginner to experienced athlete or whether you prefer to be a spectator, there are opportunities for everyone to get involved at Birmingham.


The University recently opened its pioneering new Sport and Fitness centre, which is home to a range of world-class facilities and offers an unrivalled fitness experience. 

There are more than 55 sports teams at the University, from Hockey to Squash and Archery to Badminton; whether you want to try something new or continue with a beloved hobby, there is a sport for everyone.

Sporting events are held around the year at Birmingham, due to our many sports teams and fantastic facilities. Our annual xpLosION event attracts thousands of spectators to the flagship match day of our American Football team, with a buzzing atmosphere it’s brimming with university spirit and not to be missed.