Chapter 5: What happens in Higher Education?

Extracurricular activities at university are still important, especially as undergraduates are expected to spend most of their time working.

Clubs & Societies

In order to stay happy and relaxed, most universities offer a wide range of societies and clubs that students can try out for free. This is a great option for those on a tight student budget!

University Sport

Most universities are known for their professional sports, especially at places like Oxford and Cambridge where most of the “Firsts” teams boast athletes who compete regularly in international competitions and the Olympics.

High-end sports facilities are a priority at all UK universities, and all institutions have Wednesday afternoons free of classes so that athletes can focus on their training.

Just by being a member of the university, students automatically have access to all sports grounds and teams. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity, that we suggest all undergrads and grads take advantage of!