Northumbria University Water Polo Scholarship

Map of Northumbria UniversityNorthumbria University run one women’s team and two men’s water polo teams, competing in BUCS and National League.

The university offer three levels of elite athlete scholarship and pool and gym facilities at their main campus sports centre.

Team Northumbria Water Polo

Northumbria University Water Polo Scholarships

You could receive a Northumbria University Water Polo Scholarship through their High Performance Sport Package.

Athletes receiving High Performance Sport Packages at Northumbria University will receive benefits such as coaching, strength and conditioning, performance analysis, team kit and priority access to the Athlete Development Programme including nutrition advice, sports psychology, recovery techniques and media training.

The scholarship has three levels of support – gold, silver or bronze. The gold package involves access to up to £3,000 of funding and is for athletes on a national governing body pathway.

Sports Facilities at the Northumbria University

The main fitness centre at Northumbria University’s Sport Central base has more than 150 stations including PRECOR cardiovascular machines and Gym 80’s high specification Sygnum range for core resistance and free weights equipment.

There is also a smaller fitness centre at the Coach Lane campus with a range of Technogym cardio and resistance machines.

The water polo team train at the 25m swimming pool at the £30 million Sport Central facility, which features a movable floor and a Daktronics timing system.