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Working in partnership with England Netball and Sport England, BUCS Development Team has supported the development of a specific offer for higher education Netball.

**UPDATE** Expressions of Interest are now OPEN for University Netball Officer programme 2018/19 - further information is available here.


There are lots of different ways for universities in England to develop netball, whether that be through being part of the University Netball Officer programme to providing Educations and training opportunities for staff and students. Continue reading to find out more on what this entails.

University Netball Officer (UNO) 

- An UNO is England Netball’s student activator role with the aim of empowering the students to develop additional opportunities for students to participate in netball that meet student demand

- The university is required to recruit, train, deploy and empower a student to lead the implementation of increased netball activity that complements the existing provision and enables a growth in participation at the university and/or in the local netball community 

- Universities with multi sport ‘activators’ are also able to opt into areas of this programme such as the national training event

Support for Multi Sport paid roles 

- To support with Netball knowledge and insight to help deliver a high quality netball programme as part of a broader multi sport programme 

- Sharing of insight 

- Use of some England Netball programmes (through franchise style delivery models) including use of associated marketing/branding 

Education & training opportunities 

- Train and qualify students and the university community to become coaches and officials 

- Ability to develop coaches and officials to support delivery of growing provision at university 

- Contributes to student experience

Student Netball Officer role available to Scottish Universities and Colleges

Netball Scotland are working in partnership with Scottish Student Sport to provide a fantastic volunteer opportunity within Scottish Universities and Colleges.

Netball Scotland are now recruiting for Student Netball Officers (SNO) whose priority will be increasing the participation of netball within the University or College through the development, implementation and, where appropriate, the delivery of a menu of netballing opportunities. To find out more click here

For more information on developing netball at your university please contact Amy Seaman, BUCS Development Manager

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