Sport uni taster days

 

 

The University of Worcester has a proven record of excellence in the field of sport and exercise science, with plenty to offer anyone who has an enthusiasm for sport, exercise and health.

 

By attending a Uni Taster Day, students can hope to achieve the following: have better understanding of the life of a sports student; have a clearer idea of the range of careers available to a sports graduate; have increased knowledge of the sports courses available to study in higher education.

A typical Sport & Exercise Science Uni Taster Day:

09:50 Arrival, meet and greet by current sports students
10:00 Practical workshop 1
11:15 Practical workshop 2
12:15 Free time for lunch at one of the campus cafes
13:00 Tour of the campus, including sports science facilities
13:30 Student life/sports course talk by recent sports graduates and Q&A with current students
14:00 Depart the University

Choose from the following practical workshops:

  • Anaerobic Power & Reaction Testing
  • Fitness Testing: Compare your Performance to the Professionals
  • An Introduction to Biomechanics: Motion Capture
  • Sports Therapy
  • Developing a Team Culture
  • Sports from around the World
  • Experience Paralympic Sport: Adapted Physical Activity Games
  • The Superhuman Experience: Wheelchair Basketball
  • What is Dance at University?
  • Inclusive and Adaptive Exercise for the Older Adult: A Simulated Learning Experience
  • Managing the Transition to University

We can also deliver subject specific talks or a top up talk for current HND and foundation students, as well as sport specific taster days in football, rugby, basketball and netball.

In order to book a Uni Taster Day, please complete the online booking form or for further information please contact visitsport@worc.ac.uk.

There are also a range of educational workshops available, which have been designed to complement GCSE, A Level and BTEC Curricula. Please visit the educational workshop pages for further information.