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Staff Sport

The University supports and encourages staff to enjoy time with colleagues and friends through participating in sport. The social aspects apart, the positive effects of exercise are clearly beneficial to the wellbeing of members of staff. All University staff automatically qualify for bronze level membership of both University Fitness Suites.


The University Staff Badminton Club welcomes staff and postgraduates whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced player. Why not come and join us every Wednesday between 17.00 - 19.30 at the Cardiff University Sports Training Village - Talybont. The cost is ONLY £2 per person per session. This includes:

  • The courts for 2.5 hours
  • Social interaction

Things that you need to bring:

  • Appropriate clothing
  • Cardiff University Staff I.D. card
  • Racquets are available for hire from reception.
  • Shuttles can be purchased from £1.00

Contact Centre reception on 02920874675 or



Staff 7 a-side Football tournaments take place during semester times.  Matches are played on the 3G pitch at Cardiff University Sports Training Village.  Tournaments usually start around mid-October and the dates for 2015/16 will be announced shortly.  Entry forms will be online and at Centre receptions when available.



A friendly staff basketball game takes place on a weekly basis at the Cardiff Medical Centre Sports & Social Club. This has been going on since the 1990’s and is held on a Tuesday after work from 17:00 – 18:00, there is a £3.50 per head charge.  

Whether you’re male or female an experienced player or just looking to get more active, new players are always welcomed.

For further information please contact either Paul Young - or Paul Allen - or why not visit the Facebook page 'Cardiff University Staff Basketball' or our Twitter feed @CUStaffBball


The Squash Facilities are of a high standard and are located in the central Cathays Campus area. 

Cardiff University Sport run staff squash sessions every Thursday 17:20-19.20 at Fitness & Squash Centre, Senghennydd Road (next to Cathays railway station) from £2 per person.

For more information please contact reception on 02920 870450



A friendly staff netball game is now taking place every Wednesday evening from 19:30 -20:30 at the University Sports Training village - Talybont. This is mainly just for fun and a form of exercise that allows you to be part of a team and meet new friends throughout the University at a cost of just £2 per session.

Whether you're an experienced player or just looking to get more active, new players and friends are always welcomed. For further information please contact Valerie Greer -



Cardiff University Sport co-ordinates a variety of lunchtime walks for staff and post graduates who are looking for some regular outdoor exercise.
There are two walking clubs which go from the University Fitness & Squash Centre - Park Place, shortly there will be a club from Heath Park . more...



The staff Cricket Club has a full fixture list over the summer season. The team compete in the Cardiff Willow League, a midweek competition and also have regular friendly matches against local clubs and other universities..

The club welcomes new members so why not find out more by contacting:

Mr Simon  Wallis

Phone:  44 (0) 2920 444241



The Staff Golf Society is back up and running! We are hoping to hold regular society golf days at a local Cardiff course very soon. This friendly competition is a great way of meeting your fellow colleagues. All abilities welcome! If you would like to get involved or would like some more information please contact:

Mr Alex Hicks                  

Phone:  02920 8 (70241)

Intramural Games

The Intramural Games programme at Cardiff is a large participation programme delivered by the Athletic Union and Cardiff University Sport. Currently leagues exist in 11aside and 7aside Football and Netball. The Games are open to undergraduate and postgraduate students who are not involved in the regular BUCS performance teams. Further details are available from the

Athletic Union