How to Join

Sports Club membership will be available to buy now! Select the button below to sign up on the Sports Union portal web shop:



What do I need?
  1. Sports Union/Club Membership – this is a flat fee for the year across all Sports Clubs
  2. Sports Club Bolt-on fee – this varies depending on the running costs of each Sports Club
Sports Union/Club Membership

The Sports Union/Club membership is your opportunity to join and take part in a University of Strathclyde Sports Club.

Benefits include:

  • A personal Sports Club membership card providing access to University facilities, including Strathclyde Sport and Stepps Playing Fields
  • Appropriate insurance* for training and competitive activities
  • The opportunity to represent the University of Strathclyde
  • All funding is reinvested back into Sports Clubs through grants, including – Coaching, Competitions, Development, Equipment, Facilities etc.
How much is it?

A Sports Union/Club Membership costs £36 and is valid until June 2019. Single semester membership is available to students on Study Abroad for £23.

Where do I buy it?

Online by credit/debit card (or pay in person at the Students’ Union Cash Office – please fill in form first).

Where do I pick it up?

Your Sports Union/Club Membership Card will be available to collect from your Club President.

Once you are a member of the Sports Union you will be able to join any of our high-quality Sports Clubs. By submitting your details, please be aware that the Union will treat your data in accordance with the Students’ Association Privacy Policy at Please make sure you read the Sports Union Code of Conduct before joining.

Sports Club Bolt-on Fee

What is it?

This is your membership to an individual Sports Club or Team. You need it to participate in any sports club activity – social, recreational and competitive.

How much is it?

Membership varies for each club so please have a look online to find a club you want to join.

Where do I pay for it?

Same place as the Sports Union/Club Membership

Other Information


We have a list of Frequently Asked Questions – Click Here to read.

Additional Costs

Where practically possible, Sports Clubs have factored in the total cost of participating into their Bolt-on fee, how some activities do have additional costs depending on the nature, type and level of sport.

For example, a club member training with a Sports Club at Strathclyde Sport will be charged a £3 facility fee, unless they are a member of the Gym. To join Strathclyde Sport, please visit their website

Click Here to view USSU Terms & Conditions of Membership

Click Here to view USSU Privacy & Data Protection Policy