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High Performance Programme

The High Performance Programme supports sports teams across UCL who compete at the highest level in the domestic university sport programme, British Universities & Colleges Sport Leagues (BUCS). We offer additional strength and conditioning sessions, physiotherapy and access to performance nutrition workshops and mental skills workshops. To find out more please click here.

If you are a captain or president and would like to apply for the Performance Program 2018-19 please fill out our form here.

Elite Athlete Programme

Our Elite Programme supports our most gifted and talented athletes, and help them continue to progress at the highest level while studying at UCL.

Our current elite athletes compete across a huge variety of sports. All at a national or international level. Here are the profiles of this years Elite Athletes

Elite Athlete Programme 2017-2018; Spotlight

To be able to compete at national and international level whilst studying at one of the worlds most prestigious universities, you have to be disciplined, talented and an overall high performing person to cope with the demands of sport and academia. We have asked a selection of our athletes to give you an insight into their sport, weekly timetable and how they manage their studies with their sport.

Chaneil Patel is a national level Taekwondo athlete at UCL, here he discusses how he got involved in the sport and his achievements to date.

Debbie Alawode has won national Weightlifting competitions, she is also studying medicine. Click here to find out more about her training aims and long term objectives.

Hugo Fleming competes in the Modern Pentathlon and Athletics, he is also a first-year PhD student on the Wellcome Neuroscience programme, to find out how Hugo juggles double training sessions and his research programme click here

Alex Post has recently added to his international honours for Hong Kong Senior rugby team in their World Cup Qualifying campaign. Find out how he got involved in rugby and his plans to travel the world to follow his dream. Click here to find out more!

Phyllida Britton is a national swimming champion. Her timetable is one of the most demanding on the Elite Athlete Programme. Is your timetable as jam packed as hers? Find out here.

Failing to prepare..

Are you doing everything you can to ensure you are competing at your full potential? This is an education page in which you will find articles and videos on how best to physically and mentally prepare for the next competition. We look at best methods to prevent injury, top tips to fuel your body before competition, the mental skills required to become a champion and much more.

Team Trials and Pre-season

Take a look at our Trials and Pre-season page for more information about the start of the year.