Sport for Students

Explore the many ways to get involved with sports and enhance your experience at LSBU Active

Please note, due to exams and our Easter community children’s camp, there is a pause in student sport between 25th March to 14th April. After, casual Just Play sessions will resume (timetable coming soon). 

Sports Clubs

We have a range of sports clubs at LSBU. Our sports club members receive coached training sessions and compete in fixtures and competitions in the British University and College Sports programme (BUCS) and London Universities Sport Leagues (LUSL).

Our sports clubs include; Mens & Womens Basketball, Mens & Womens Football, Mens & Womens Rugby, Mixed Badminton, Netball, Cheerleading, Muay Thai

Explore our Student Sports Club
Purchase your sports club membership
Shape Created with Sketch.
Shape Created with Sketch.

Get Involved. Just Play.

Looking for casual, non-competitive sports sessions with no weekly commitment. Then our Just Play programme is for you! 

Each session has a Sports Ambassador to welcome you and answer any questions you may have. Whether you come alone or with friends, Just Play is a fantastic way to try something new, meet new people, and get active and healthy.

See our Just Play Timetable
Book your Just Play Session Here

You will need an LSBU Active account to book your space for Just Play sessions. All LSBU Students have access to our Foundation membership which is FREE. 

Activate your Foundation Membership

Sports Ambassador Scheme

Gain practical experience in delivering hands on sports sessions! 

Our Sports Ambassador Scheme provides LSBU students the opportunity to volunteer or be employed by the University to deliver sports coaching, fitness and mentoring sessions across the community. Our applications are open throughout the year. 

Sign up and develop skills for life and work to support your career aspirations.

Find out more about our Sports Ambassador Scheme
Shape Created with Sketch.
Shape Created with Sketch.

Sports Scholarship

Our Elite Sports Programme supports talented students in achieving their best in their sport. Some of the benefits include, financial support, support in competition travel & entry, access to workshops and much more!

CURRENT APPLICATION STATUS: Closed for 23/24 Academic year


Find out more about Sports Scholars and the application process
Apply for LSBU Active Sports Scholarship

London Southbank University has a range of additional scholarships available for students.

Explore other scholarships and funding options available to LSBU Students

Sports Hardship Fund

LSBU Active want to support all students to engage in sport and physical activity opportunities at University. LSBU Active has two sports hardship fund options available:

  • Support with paying for a sports club membership (maximum one club membership of £55)
  • Support with paying for sports kit and equipment (maximum of £50 voucher)

To be considered for this support, please complete the form below. You can also complete this form to refer another student if someone has disclosed to you that they would require support from us.

Once you have completed the form, a meeting will be arranged with a member of staff from LSBU Active within a week and a decision will be confirmed regarding the support offered within two weeks of submitting the application form.

If you would like further information, please contact:

Apply here
Shape Created with Sketch.

Facility Hire

Interested in hiring our studio or sports hall?

LSBU Students are eligible for a discount on our facility hire. 

We have a wide range of facilities to hire including:

  • Sports Hall, perfect for Badminton, Basketball, 5-a-side and Much More
  • Studio Space with mirrors, grip flooring and generous space
  • Therapy Room
Learn more about our facility hire



Sports Hardship Fund Application Form

    Your Details

    Sports Club

    Current or Previous Support


    Disability, Dyslexia supportCare Leader’s bursaryStudent retention fundRemote learning fundTravel BursaryChildcare BursaryWellbeing supportMove for Change programmeOther

    Required Support

    We would like to contact you with details of our leisure activities, promotions and competition offers we provide. If you would like us to contact you, please tick the following boxes to confirm how you would like us to contact you and which service(s) you are interested in receiving information about:

    How would you like us to contact you:EmailTelephone

    Which service would you like information about:/ SportsGymFitnessFacility Hire

    If you wish to unsubscribe from future communications regarding our services please send an email to: and add unsubscribe to the subject line. Or write to: LSBU Active, 116 London Road, SE1 6LN

    For more information about how LSBU Active uses your personal data, please see our Privacy Notice at

    Skip to content