Sophie Matthews
Athletic Union (AU) Officer

Hi, I’m Sophie Matthews, your elected Athletic Union Officer for 2016-17! From beginners to performance players, I am here to help you gain the most from the sporting community here at Newcastle University! There are so many opportunities to get involved in sports, and I aim to ensure that all members of AU clubs enjoy their involvement in sports just as much as I have.

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Your Athletic Union (AU) is made up of 65 clubs here at NUSU, so whether it be taking part as a social member or competitively in weekly British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) fixtures as well as competing in the annual varisty competition - Stan Calvert! There's bound to be something for you. 
We have a huge variety of clubs on offer, from American Football to Waterpolo! We have made finding your club easier by splitting them into catagories; Airborne, Combat Sports, Indoor, Outdoor, Racket, Target sports and Water-based. Make sure to have a look at which club is for you...
We also have a range of opportunities for Clubs to get involved with, from Earn Your Stripes which recognises and rewards inclusivity to the Career Development Module, NCL+, NUSU: Into Schools and much, much more.
Here’s a list of resources to help you to run your club including claims forms, trip registration forms and some day to day administration. Have a browse and you’ll find what you need.
There’s loads of ways to help you promote your club at Newcastle, from a poster on the Unions’ digital screens, or a post on Facebook and Twitter, our 'Promote' page can put you in touch with over 22,000 students.

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Earn Your Stripes

Earn Your Stripes is an accreditation scheme which provides support and recognition to encourage Athletic Union clubs to become more inclusive and continually develop

The Mizuno/Team Newcastle Partnership begins...

Having announced Mizuno as our new preferred kit supplier, representatives of the company have now spent time meeting with various Clubs to discuss options for next year. Here is an insight into what Mizuno will offer your Clubs...

Disability Sport at Newcastle

Here at Newcastle, we are moving forward with a project to introduce paralympic sports, and we need your feedback...