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University Zone 2022

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Cambridge University BC



Cambridge University Boat Club will be attending NSR for all 3 days


Durham University BC


Durham University was founded in 1832 making it the  third oldest university in the UK It is made up of 17 colleges and is recognised as one of the top teaching and research institutions in the country.⁠


Durham Uni Boat Club is one of the UK's top uni boat club programmes

Founded in 1877

GB High Performance Centre

5 times winner of the Visitors’ at Henley Royal Regatta

17 event wins at Henley Women's Regatta

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Hartpury University BC


The Hartpury programme is a unique joint initiative with the GB Rowing Team ‘Start’ Programme and Gloucester Rowing Club, aimed at identifying and developing the next generation of Olympic rowers.

Whether you are an aspiring Great Britain rower, professional rowing coach, or you simply want to develop your rowing alongside your academic studies, our rowing programme could help you achieve your goals.

Newcastle University BC



Newcastle University Boat Club is one of the leading British University rowing programmes and home to the Blue Star

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Bath University BC



The University of Bath has a vibrant student rowing club which fields competitive crews for British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) events and at Henley Royal Regatta.

The Club also welcomes first-time rowers who wish to explore the basic principles of rowing.

University of Bristol BC



University of Bristol is one of the highest ranked universities in the UK and globally (QS World University Rankings 2022) with Bristol graduates being the 3rd most targeted by top UK recruiters (High Fliers Research). As such rowers from clubs across the country as well as abroad choose UBBC as the place to continue their rowing journey, whilst also pursuing world-class education in one of the most vibrant cities in the UK.

In the past year UBBC has had great success winning all 3 major men's intermediate events at BUCS regatta, having 2 crews making the quarter and semi finals of Henley Royal Regatta, whilst also making a final at Henley Women's Regatta.

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University of East Anglia BC



Founded in 1963, The University of East Anglia (UEA) Boat Club stands as a competitive rowing club, training and competing throughout the year, countrywide. 

By following the motto of, 'Fortune Favours the Brave' our crews have seen multiple successes, and we continue to work and evolve the club to strive for larger titles.

The majority of training takes part at the Whitlingham Boathouse, which not only houses our fleet of boats, but also provides a gym space for weight and ergo sessions.

This Boathouse sits alongside the Rive Yare, a 15km stretch of river which allows for our rigorous training and frequent races. Here are just a few reasons to come to

UEA join UEA Boat Club:

  • Access to erg room and performance S&C suite at Norwich School

  • New head coach coming in from 2022

  • Range of Hudsons and Filippis including a Hudson USP men's eight

  • Access to one of the best rivers in the country, only a 10 minute drive or 20 minute cycle from campus

  • A developing programme with high aims for the next 5 years

  • Outstanding university education

University of Leeds BC



The University of Leeds Boat Club aims to be as inclusive as possible whilst offering opportunities to compete at all levels. Talented athletes are supported on our scholarship programme supported through the trials process.


All members have opportunity to access performance services including Physiotherapy, Massage and Strength & Conditioning. Our memberships currently range between £50-85 a year and we have a seat fee cap so keep competing affordable to all. Our inclusive programme offers support for para-rowing, gender inclusion and many of our members coach in the local community on programmes focused on diversifying our sport.

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University of London BC



ULBC is the elite rowing programme for student athletes  of the 18 colleges & institutions that form the University of London.  It offers High Performance Rowing and is a designated High Performance Centre by British Rowing.


Both land & water training take place at the UL Boathouse in Chiswick. This is also where most of the UL college boat clubs boat from, who offer excellent novice programs and inter collegiate racing.


The University of London Boat Club was formed in 1839 and is the UK’s most successful university rowing team, with 45 Henley Royal Regatta (HRR) wins, representation at every Olympic Games since 1960 and 212 ULBC athletes selected for U23 and Senior World Championship teams, winning 135 Olympic and World Championship medals. 


Most Recently at HRR 2021 the UL Men won the Prince Albert Challenge Cup, and the UL Women made the Final of the Island Challenge Trophy.  With both second boats for each squad making the Semi-finals of the Temple and the Island respectively. 

University of Nottingham BC



UoNBC, founded in 1892, is a highly popular society within the University well known for its tough training regime and lively socials. The club is renowned for its gold blades and provides comprehensive access to the rowing world, from those who have never rowed before to those aiming for the next Olympics.


Our boathouse, located on the River Trent, has ergos, dynamic ergos, static bikes, a swingulator pair and a core/stretching area. As a UoN Sports member, you will also have access to the new £40M David Ross Sports Village which opened in September 2016 which includes facilities such

as spin rooms, physiotherapy services, and a Strength and Conditioning High Performance Zone which the club can exclusively use. We are also offered various nutrition and psychology talks from the University.  You will also have access to the Jubilee Sports Centre and to the swimming pool at David Ross Sports Village.

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University of Reading BC



Reading University Boat Club is one of the highest achieving clubs at the University.


Although a serious and committed club, there is an extremely friendly atmosphere. From complete novice to Great Britain trialist, RUBC offers you the opportunity to fulfil your potential

We cater for all levels of experience, from novices to former junior internationals and U23 trialists, with both strong lightweight and heavyweight squads. We have strong hopes for the coming season and hope you will join us in our successes.

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University of Surrey BC

In the last 5 years we have seen exponential growth of our program with respect to size and results. The heart of this progress has been down to the club culture. Everyone supports everyone and has pride racing in blue and gold which helps us race and win against the biggest programs in the country. We are now consistently in the top 10 on the medal tables at BUCS competitions and every club that is near us can hear that. We also have multiple Henley womens wins, MET and Marlow success  alongside progressively faster Henley Royal crews.


We send GB trialists each year to Boston and this year in particular we have a big group of Men, Women, heavies and lighties making the trip in November. Our athletes have seen lots of internstional success in the past with Josh Burke winning bronze at u23 European Championships last year and in the past we have had multiple u23 world championships in the program. 


Rowing out of Molesey boat club allows us access the the best facilities in the country and keeps us on our toes with training pieces against their top athletes year round. Many of our athletes transition into the Molesey program after graduating, going on to win Henley Royal and finding careers in rowing. 


To find out more about any of the above or just our program in general make sure to check out our Instagram and drop us a DM"

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University of Warwick BC

The University of Warwick Boat Club is the rowing club of the University of Warwick. It club was founded in 1967 and as of 2019 has over a hundred members. It rows out of a boathouse on a 3.5 km stretch of the River Avon, Warwickshire. It caters for all levels of rowers from novices to experienced oarsman.


Oxford University Boat Club



Oxford University 

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The University of St Andrews Boat Club



The University of St Andrews Boat Club is one of the top performance programmes within the University as well as Scottish Rowing, winning the Saints Sport Club of the Year Award in 2020. Founded in 1962, the Club has seen incredible development the past few years, increasing not only our numbers but our standing within the Scottish and British Rowing communities.


We have seen great competitive success in competitions and regattas throughout the UK, and look forward to seeing this continue under the guidance of our new Director of Rowing Alan Sinclair.

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