Creating exceptional sports facilities

Sport is a significant part of University life and contributes to the overall student experience. The University Sports Strategy 2016-19 has clear objectives:

  • Deliver high performing sport programmes, maintaining a top 6 BUCS position;
  • Increase participation and improve the student experience in sport and physical activity;
  • Have 70% of the student population participating in physical activity by 2019;
  • Delivery high quality facilities;
  • Ensure sports facilities are run efficiently;
  • Use sport as a vehicle to contribute to the University Global 100 aspiration through exceptional student recruitment and ensuring Exeter students are fit to study.

Proposed projects

The proposed investment of £18m will look to deliver the following three projects:

  • Extension to the Russell Seal Fitness Centre
  • Redevelopment of Sports Hall on our Streatham Campus
  • Redevelopment of the Topsham Sports Ground