Talented Athlete Programme

Are you competing at a national level?

Our Talented Athlete Programme is designed to help you sustain your level of Sport whilst studying at Keele. We offer a range of support from access to our sports facilities and coaches, to physiotherapy and help with seeking funding

How we will support you?

  • Free gym membership
  • Group exercise classes
  • Workshops
  • Strength and conditioning support
  • Access to training facilities
  • Physiotherapy
  • Sports massage
  • Nutritional advice
  • Athletic Union membership
  • Assistance in seeking funding
  • Talented Athlete kit

Our expectations

Students accepted onto the Talented Athlete Programme are required to meet the following expectations:

  • To ensure all degree deadlines are met and academic requirements are fulfilled
  • To represent the university in a professional manner at all times
  • Display the commitment and improvement needed to progress within your sport
  • Compete for the university
  • Inform the Sports Department of your progress
  • Provide publication material of your achievements
  • Provide learning opportunities for Physiotherapy and Rehab and Exercise Science students

Above: Third year student, Nick Browning talks about his experience competing as a TeamGB Cross-triathlete and the support he's received from the Talented Athlete Programme.


To find out more about the programme or to apply, please get in touch with the team:

+44 (0) 1782 733368