Performance Squad

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Support staff are committed to ensuring that each member of the Performance Squad receives the support they require to achieve their sporting and academic potential.

Applications for the Performance Squad are now open. Please visit our Scholarships page for more information and to apply.

Alumni profile: Eboni Beckford-Chambers

30 year old Eboni (pictured above left) plays goal keeper (GK) for the England Netball Team. She's also a trainee solicitor.

"I started my training contract in September and I do that on a Monday to Friday. "I fit my training around my job, so in the morning in the gym I do weights, and then afterwards I do a technical session. "Then I come into the England programme and join the girls in and around test series. "It is pretty hectic but I really enjoy the challenge."

"I'm in such a supportive firm and they really embrace it. "They both require a lot of attention to detail, a lot of drive and determination. Also lots of learning. "In law I'm learning, as I'm trying to progress and qualify, but I'm this arena as well - everyone's getting fitter, stronger, leaner and faster. "It's two environments that really challenge me."

Alumni profile: Ellie Hillier, Lacrosse, studying Geography.

"The Performance Squad provides a platform through which to share experiences in the demands of combining university life with elite level sport as well as meticulous support in physical and mental preparation to ensure each athlete achieves the success they dream of".

Our partners and sponsors

Many thanks for continued support of our partners and sponsors of the Performance Squad.

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Winning the bucs final was a perfect end to our season, this reflected the hard work everyone had put in over the year. This was made even more special by winning and having this success with my friends and families.

Lucy Attwood, Rugby, BSc Mathematics

Download a copy of our performance-brochure (PDF, 6,636kB).