All teams compete in their cup competition and fight for a spot in their respective finals, with Championship and Trophy finals held at BUCS Big Wednesday in March.
BUCS also sends teams to represent GB Students at the World University Games.
Leagues and Knockouts for 2020-21
Having reviewed the latest roadmaps of the home nations and NGBs (with an acknowledgement that this is constantly shifting), BUCS deemed it would not be possible to deliver competition during Term Three.
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 & Appendix 2a published for feedback
Friday 16 July: Provisional Leagues & Appendix 2a feedback window closes
Wednesday 28 July: Updated Provisional Leagues & Appendix 2a published
Friday 13 August: Finalised leagues, knockouts and fixtures live on BUCS Play
For London-based students, the London Universities Sports League (LUSL) also offers a more flexible and social league and knockout competition for mixed-gender teams.