A sport made by females for females, netball is the most popular female sport within BUCS.

The netball competition is fiercely competitive, with over 400 teams competing in both leagues and knockouts.

Top teams battle it out for top position where the trophy and championship finals are played at BUCS Big Wednesday.

Leagues and Knockouts 2021-22 

Team entries for many of our programmes opened on 5 May, with the timelines for these below: 

Wednesday 5 May: Team Entries open on BUCS Play
Wednesday 11 June: Team Entries close on BUCS Play
Friday 25 June: Provisional Leagues and Appendix 2a published for feedback
Friday 16 July: Provisional Leagues and Appendix 2a feedback window closes
Wednesday 28 July: Updated Provisional Leagues and Appendix 2a published 
Friday 13 August: Finalised leagues, knockouts and fixtures live on BUCS Play

Find all the latest on our Return to Play here, along with our FAQs.

For London-based students, the London Universities Sports Leagues (LUSL) also offers more flexible and social league and knockout competitions for men’s and women’s teams.

BUCS and EY Netball

BUCS and EY Netball is brought to you by our headline netball partner; global firm EY. EY’s own research shows that 94% of female leaders in C-suite positions have taken part in sport. As key diversity and inclusion champions, EY will provide BUCS students with greater access to their employability programmes, offering opportunities to be fast-tracked through their internships and graduate roles. To access their fast track, please follow this link, select the programme you want to apply for, select BUCS when asked are you a member of one of our partners and tick yes for fast track candidate.