Student Sport

Talented Teen Barred From Playing In Rackets Tournament - Because He Goes To A State School

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A talented rackets-playing teen champion is being forced to watch his teammates compete in a public school tournament from the sidelines as he has bee...

Oxford Have Lighter Crew Than Cambridge For Upcoming Boat Race (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Sport

Defending champions Oxford unveiled a lighter crew but one with plenty of experience at the weigh-in for the 160th Boat Race with Cambridge. Three ...

ECB Offer Shoddy Explanation Over Kevin Pietersen Sage

Matt Broad | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK Sport
Matt Broad

What the ECB did was wrong. Questions were answered, and I guess they still are, but they've done a disservice to someone that put 110% into England cricket. Regardless of the reports, the text messages, hands down he would be on that team sheet, for his sheer brilliance.

WATCH: Birmingham University Releases Hideously Cringey Music Video

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Oh dear. Birmingham evidently didn't learn any lessons from Loughborough University students' heinous promotional video as they've now gone and topped...

PICTURES: Oxford Uni's Rugby Club Strips Naked For Breast Cancer Calendar

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Not one to shy away from a little competition, Oxford University men's rugby club has released a naked charity calendar to rival the women's attempt -...

Oxford Rugby Club Suspended Over 'Free Pussy' Event

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A rugby club at Oxford University has been banned from competing and had its leadership dismissed after organising a "free pussy" event, which instruc...

Oxford University Rugby Club Organises 'Repulsive' 'Free Pussy' Event

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 01.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A student rugby club has been shamed into apologising for organising a "free pussy" event, where members were instructed to spike their date's drink. ...

Durham Uni Rugby Club Played 'It's Not Rape If..' Drinking Game

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A student rugby club has landed itself in hot water after playing a drinking game which allegedly involved members finishing the sentence "it's not ra...

WATCH: Our Favourite Naked Rowers Are Back..

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

They want to be there for us, naked, because they care. Yeah, we're totally cool with that. Our favourite male student rowers have stripped off for...

WATCH: Newcastle Students Stop Traffic Singing Yaya/Kolo Touré Chant (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Sport

Students in Newcastle brought traffic to a standstill when they poured out onto the streets for a rendition of Manchester City's Yaya/Kolo Touré chan...

Lucy Sherriff

'It's Spurred Us On'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A group of female student rowers who were branded "tacky" for posing semi-nude for a charity calendar have stripped totally naked for their latest edi...

Revealed: Worst Universities For Sport

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

If you hate jocks and cheerleaders and the thought of donning a sports kit feels you with fear, you might be wanting to opt for a university where the...

Atmosphere Is the Key

William Davie | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
William Davie

I'm not a huge fan of sport; I should say that right now. For me a nice evening in with a book, or a political debate on the telly is much more fun. Maybe it's because I've never been very good at it, but I have never really understood what people see in sport. Except sometimes I do.

Best Sporty Universities In The UK

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education

If you're fanatic about sport, then choosing an institution with awesome facilities is going to be pretty important to you. Luckily, a survey by Which...

Which Are The Best And Worst Universities In The UK?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

One in 10 students regrets choosing their university, reveals new research, which rates the best and worst universities in the UK. The study, by Wh...

WATCH: Student Sinks Incredibly Half Court Shot, Wins Free Tuition

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A student has won himself free tuition for a year - and the awe of his classmates - after sinking an incredible half-court shot, and he doesn't even p...

Majority Of Ashes Team Privately Educated

PA | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

With its associations to cucumber sandwiches and tea on the village green, cricket is sometimes seen as a sport for the privately educated. But new...

Disabled Schoolchildren 'Sent To The Library During PE'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Disabled schoolchildren are being sent to the library during PE lessons because teachers are not able to integrate them, a Paralympic gold medallist ...

Worth The Surf

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education

If lazing on the beach, listening to your favourite bands play live, or raving the night away on a rooftop isn't enough to tempt you to this year's Be...

Lucy Sherriff

Oxford Beat Cambridge In 2013 Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 31.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Oxford University has beaten Cambridge to win the 2013 boat race, which, although peppered with expletives, passed off smoothly without interruption. ...

Australia's Growing Pains

Thomas Grant | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Thomas Grant

Going forward, Australia must retain that winning mentality that they held over international cricket for all those years. It will take players such as Shane Watson from stop playing the victim to return as a strong leader within the team.

The New Boat Race?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education

It's a far cry from six foot tall blade-wielding men but pom poms were a go-go at the weekend, when Cambridge cheerleaders took on their historic Oxfo...

Three Cheers For Oxford

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education

It's not often you see a research biochemist balanced on top of a linguistics brainbox - unless you're watching the University of Oxford's cheerleadin...

Fantastic Celtic, Feckless Refereeing but Fair Play to Juventus

Ally Livingston | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Ally Livingston

I was hoping to begin this article with the words 'Forza Celtic', followed by a long piece about another fantastic European result. And for 70 minutes I held genuine hope of that being the case. Celtic - scintillating but trailing. 20 minutes later Juventus had all but finished of the tie.

Too Much Talk, Too Little Sport

PA | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Many PE lessons are failing to improve pupils' fitness, while not enough youngsters are playing competitive sport to a high level, inspectors warned o...