The Elite Athlete Programme is an opportunity for students who excel in sport, competing at regional, national or international level. This programme provides students with the support and resources to make them the very best athletes they can be. The Elite Athlete page showcases the students we are supporting this year and information of how to apply for next year.
Once accepted onto the programme you be invited to the welcome day, where we will work together to support your digital presence and create an online bio to promote yourself and the programme. You will receive exclusive Elite Athlete Programme kit, complementary University of Westminster sports membership and free Gym membership to the University Gym. You will also benefit from nutritional support, sports psychology sessions and mental skills workshops throughout the year. We will work closely with each individual to ensure you are gaining press traction from your sporting achievements. You will also receive financial support for competitions and games including the English Universities & World University Games.
The application process has several different stages from which the candidates will be assessed on their sporting ability and potential contribution to sport at Westminster. Once shortlisted the review panel will make a final decision based on these factors.
The first step to applying is to complete the online UWSU Elite Athlete Programme Application Form, which also details more information about the whole selection process.