Kent Women’s Cricket receive County trophy from HRH the Duke of Edinburgh

Women’s County Championship winners and One-Day Cup winners, Kent Women’s Cricket team, were the guests of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace today to receive their trophy.   HRH The Duke of Edinburgh is Patron and ‘Twelfth Man’ of the Lord’s Taverners – the UK’s leading youth cricket and disability sports charity and … More Kent Women’s Cricket receive County trophy from HRH the Duke of Edinburgh

Sport Scholar James Donaldson at Ironman Mallorca 2016

At 7am on Sunday the 23rd of September 2016, I competed in IronMan Mallorca. It was my 5th time toeing the start line of an iron-distance triathlon, which consists of a 2.4mile (3.8km) swim, 112mile (180km) cycle, then a 26.2mile (42.2km) run to finish it off. I was doing this race to avenge a DNF … More Sport Scholar James Donaldson at Ironman Mallorca 2016

Freshers’ Week 2016

Christ Church Sport has an exciting set of activities lined up over the freshers period in September and all events and activities are open to all students and staff at the University. Check out what you can get involved in from Monday 19th September until Sunday 25th September 2016. Also, don’t forget there is an … More Freshers’ Week 2016

CCCU Future Objectives Brings Anti-Doping Education to The Forefront

By Phil Hurst Over the past 12 months doping stories have littered the front and back pages of the newspapers. As an athlete, a PhD researcher, university tutor at Canterbury Christ Church University and educational representative on the UK Athletics Anti-Doping Policy and Support team, I have had the opportunity to study and discuss the … More CCCU Future Objectives Brings Anti-Doping Education to The Forefront

Sportivate funding for Christ Church Sport

Christ Church Sport has been awarded over £8,000 after a successful funding application to enable more students to try sport. Christ Church Sport will have even more new activities for students and staff to try their hand at over the next academic year thanks to £8,351 of funding from Sport England’s Sportivate programme. Sportivate aims … More Sportivate funding for Christ Church Sport

Success for CCCU at the Kent RFU Volunteer Awards 2016

CCCU student, Biba Chuta, has been named Student Volunteer of the year at the 2016 Kent Volunteer Awards and Victoria Buswell, also from CCCU, was awarded Runner Up.  They received their trophies at an Awards dinner held at the headquarters of Kent County RFU sponsors, Shepherd Neame. Biba was President of CCCU Women’s Rugby this academic year and has been elected … More Success for CCCU at the Kent RFU Volunteer Awards 2016

Apply to be a Sport Ambassador for Christ Church Sport

Christ Church Sport has an opportunity for 14 passionate and enthusiastic CCCU students to become Sport Ambassadors for the academic year 2016-17. In 2014, Christ Church Sport received funding from Sport England to deliver the PlaySport project over three years which focuses on creating opportunities for students and staff to get active regularly and encourages … More Apply to be a Sport Ambassador for Christ Church Sport

Hockey Sport Scholar, Jack Rolfe, in Barcelona

Just before Christmas I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to fly out to Barcelona to visit Real Club De Polo. Considered one of the most prestigious and exclusive hockey clubs in Europe and maybe even the world, this opportunity was my golden ticket into an elite sporting organisation. Just the 3 hockey pitches, … More Hockey Sport Scholar, Jack Rolfe, in Barcelona

Sport Scholar Report from SESSA – December 16

By Laura Reilly, Christ Church Sport Scholar, Athletics On Wednesday 7th December 2016, the Athletics and Cross Country Team began the journey to Lee Valley Athletics Centre for the Southern England Student Sport Association competition. For many, this was to be the first time competing, however I am incredibly familiar with competing at Lee Valley … More Sport Scholar Report from SESSA – December 16