Bishop Burton College has launched two new sports degrees to help develop a workforce capable of improving people’s health and wellbeing.
Sport is a big part of life here at Bishop Burton and we aim to encourage a healthy and balanced lifestyle amongst our members, through involvement in sporting and fitness activity, as well as providing a platform for those who have the ability and desire to be successful at the highest level possible.
The expertise and facilities combined create an environment that enables our teams to perform at the highest level in the UK.
From university premierships to the elite leagues in college sport, Bishop Burton is the only college in the north to provide opportunities at the highest level across more than 40 sporting disciplines.
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has announced a partnership with Bishop Burton College to strengthen university rugby across the country. The collaboration will see RFU invest more than £220,000 into 15 universities sport programmes across the UK; Bishop Burton is the only college in the UK to receive funding.
With the semi –finals firmly in their sights, Bishop Burton College will be cheering on the GB Women’s Sevens team this week at the Rio Olympics, as they head one step further to Olympic medal glory.
In the year that saw the College win four national titles, Bishop Burton College had much to celebrate at its annual sports awards, held at the KCOM arena last week.
Rugby union in Yorkshire will be advantaged with an additional arm of the player development pathway that will help identify and advance future stars of the game, thanks to a new partnership between Bishop Burton College and Yorkshire Carnegie.