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Sports facilities

Access our specialist facilities, services and expertise to take your sport to the next level.

The facilities we offer

Oxstalls campus is a high-energy site where our students train and compete with elite athletes. It hosts the majority of our sports facilities including:

  • International-standard sports arena
  • Fitness suite biomechanics lab
  • Physiology lab
  • 3G all-weather pitch
  • Sports hall
  • Strength and conditioning suite
  • Performance lab
  • Sports therapy clinics
  • Environmental chamber
  • Fitness studio
Student running sports tests


Put your learning into practice in our professional-standard sports therapy clinics and our state-of-the-art sport and exercise science laboratories.

Sports Therapy clinic

Treat elite athletes and work in one of our weekly sports therapy clinics. Become qualified in the very latest technologies.

Our dedicated sport therapy suites give you the practical experience and skills you need to start your career in injury prevention and rehabilitation.

Eve Scarle, Physiotherapy lecturer performing exercises
A student on the Sports Strength and Conditioning MSc course lifting weights in the strength and conditioning suite at Oxstalls campus

Strength and Conditioning Suite

Using the most advanced strength and conditioning facilities, you’ll be in the optimal environment to learn how to coach elite-level athletes and enhance their performance capabilities.

Our facilities allow for highly accurate diagnostics to be run on any athletes strength and explosive capabilities, prior to conducting a training programme for them.

Sport and exercise laboratories

Our specialist teaching and research laboratories will enhance your learning. You will apply your knowledge and skills when working with both professional sports teams and in clinical settings, on issues such as cardiac rehabilitation.

Explore the sports facilities at Oxstalls campus

Compete and train as part of sports clubs and BUCS competitions and make use of facilities at Oxstalls Sports Park and Leisure@ Cheltenham. The Folly, in Cheltenham, plays host to BUCS fixtures and, along with the sports field and Multi-Use Games Area on our Park campus, it’s the perfect place for a leisurely kickabout with friends or housemates.

Recent changes at our Oxstalls campus mean our sports facilities are even bigger and better than ever. Our International-standard sports arena is the home to a range of high performing and community based groups.

Sports facilities: 01242 715242  Fitness suite: 01242 715117  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

To book any of the facilities you can also e-mail:

There is a Multi-Use Games Area available to students living in Pittville Student Village which is booked and accessed by contacting the on site Reception team.