Individual sports

Anglia Ruskin student running on a running track at BUCS Nationals

Are you a talented sportsperson who could complete against some of the best student athletes in the country?

If so, there are a number of British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) individual events which you can represent us in - even if we don't have a club for that sport.

For details of the individual competitions that are taking place, visit the BUCS website and select the sport you’re interested in. BUCS host championships in the following sports:

Archery, Athletics, Boxing, Canoeing, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Climbing, Cycling, Equestrian, Fencing, Golf, Gymnastics, Ju Jitsu, Judo, Karate, Modern Biathlon/Pentathlon, Orienteering, Pool, Rifle, Sailing, Snooker, Snowsports, Squash, Surfing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Trampolining, Triathlon, Wakeboarding, Weightlifting, Windsurfing.

BUCS Nationals 2018

Last year we took Anglia Ruskin students to BUCS Nationals to compete in athletics, judo, fencing and swimming. 

All of our athletes were supported by the Sport and Active Anglia staff, including our strength and conditioning coach and physios. 

We brought home seven medals (six in the individual competition and a silver in the men's team competition. 

Mascot, Ruskin the Rhino, also tried his best in the highly competitive mascot race!

ARU BUCS Nationals Highlights 2018

Previous sporting success