Sport

The campus offers high quality facilities for sport and recreation activities.

A new £5m Sports Centre  opened in January 2017, with an 8 badminton court hall, fitness suite and studio.

The campus has an extremely high level of student engagement in sport and an unrivalled social calendar for all sports clubs in and around the local area of Portrush and Portstewart.

The Sports Centre is used for

  • basketball
  • indoor tennis
  • indoor hockey
  • martial arts
  • netball
  • table-tennis
  • badminton
  • fencing
  • fitness training

Facilities also include Technogym equipped fitness suite, a strength and conditioning suite, and a separate sauna and steam room.

The outdoor playing fields provide one of the best outdoor areas for sport in Northern Ireland.

The superb facilities are used for athletics, camogie, gaelic football, hockey training, hurling, rugby football, association football and tennis.

Floodlights are installed on a 3G training pitch, a gaelic football pitch, a training area and a 3G synthetic pitch enabling matches and training to take place in the evenings.

The boundary of the playing fields also forms part an international standard cross country route.

Rowing, sailing, canoeing, sub-aqua and waterskiing are available through the Water Sports Centre on the banks of the River Bann, adjacent to the main campus.

Surfing on the local beaches is also very popular with students on campus.

The Coleraine Campus of the University also plays host for training for the Super Cup NI, an annual international youth football tournament which attracts club teams from Great Britain and Ireland, continental Europe, South America and the Far East.

Further information about Ulster University sport can be found here