About Us

Netball opportunities at performance, development and recreational levels.

At the University of Worcester, netball is accessible to all at recreational, development and performance levels.

Here at UW Netball, we continue to work towards the developing team culture ‘#oneHEART’ which stands for Health, Energy, Attitude, Responsibility and Teamwork, and members of the club look to embody these values in all their endeavours.


Key information

  1. UW Netball is the largest female sports club at the University of Worcester.
  2. 5 teams competing in BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) providing levels of elite, development and recreational netball.
  3. 1st UW Netball team is classed as a performance team at the University of Worcester, thereby receive extra support from the School of Sport and Exercise including sports therapy and massage and strength and conditioning support.
  4. Partnership with Severn Stars Netball Super League franchise. Several UW Netball members train or play for Severn Stars, including their NPL squads and senior VNSL teams.
  5. Excellent indoor netball facilities (4 courts) including the University Arena which has a track record of hosting international netball events and is the home venue for the Severn Stars Super League team.
  6. Structured quality training for all teams under supervision of University of Worcester Director of Netball. All 5 BUCS teams have their own designated Head Coach.
  7. Volunteering and work placement opportunities and educational course provision in both coaching and umpiring.
  8. Partnership with Worcester Netball Club and Worcester County Netball Association, and several of our players play for local Netball clubs as well as University Netball.

The club offers a variety of opportunities to meet other netballers who wish to play competitively or for their own enjoyment. Our weekly event are socials every Wednesday, where members come together to have fun away from the court. The society embraces the idea of celebrating all achievements and continuing to be a strong, supportive network that is inclusive to all. This has been demonstrated by the team bonding that takes place throughout the year, all teams supporting one another from the sidelines on game days and the friendships that have stemmed from netball.

Our social media is easily accessible, and the society places a high emphasis on reaching members via social media, updating players on upcoming socials and ensuring everyone is informed correctly via WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook with UW Netball news.

Additionally, the club is also highly involved in fundraising and charity tournaments where lots of fun can be had whilst contributing to a great cause. 


Joining the club in 2023/2024

All are welcome to come and find out more about UW Netball club at the UW Netball stall at the University of Worcester Sports and Societies fair. Alternatively, if you cannot make the Welcome Fair, we welcome newcomers at any time of year, simply contact our Director of Netball, Louisa Walker – l.walker@worc.ac.uk


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