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At St Mary’s, we aim to have a diverse offer that caters for a range of student needs. Whether you’re taking your first steps into recreational fitness activities, or you’re an international athlete seeking additional support, we have something for you.

Sport, health, and wellbeing is an important part of student life at St Mary's University. We offer a range of programmes to help students keep active and healthy, learn key developmental skills through various leadership opportunities, and make friends that could last a lifetime.

Our services

  • Sport facilities – find out more about our world-class facilities and learn how you get involved in sport no matter your needs or experience.
  • Fitness memberships – we offer a range of flexible gym and fitness class memberships starting from as little as £13.75 per month.
  • SIMMSactive – our affordable, low-commitment social sport and activity programme.
  • SIMMSwellness – find out more about our range of programmes, activities and trips designed to support your overall health and wellbeing.
  • Competitive sports clubs – we have over 20 competitive student sport clubs from athletics to volleyball.
  • Sport scholarships – scholarship packages worth up to £2,000 are available for high-performing athletes.
  • Endurance Performance Centre – world-renowned centre developing excellence in  endurance athletics.
  • Coaching and leadership – high-quality paid and voluntary development opportunities.
  • Coaching bursaries – bursaries of up to £300 are available to support your personal development.