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University of Birmingham Sport


University of Birmingham Sport has a dedicated team offering volunteering opportunities to get involved with during your time here. Volunteering is known to help with future employment.

We offer a wide range of volunteering opportunities that are tailored to suit our students busy timetables. These can range from school sport competitions, primary school sport festivals, Great Birmingham Run and many more!

These opportunities are available for all University of Birmingham students, regardless of course or sporting ability. Previous volunteers have helped with coaching, events, open days and also assisting the Jamaican Olympic Team while they trained for World Championships 2017. Join The Extra Mile!

If you have any questions or want to find out more information, please contact us.


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British Junior Squash : January 2019

The British Junior Open (BJO) is one of the most prestigious events on the junior squash calendar attracting the best young prospects from around the world.
The tournament will be held across four venues in January. It attracts more than 400 competitors, representing over 30 nations competing in ten age categories from the Under 11s to the Under 19s for both boys and girls.


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The Extra Mile will be offering four development sessions which will help participants to gain extra experience for future use. Each session will be capped at 20 people maximum and will be booked on a first come first served basis. To secure your place please register below and you will also need to pay the appropriate fee as advertised.


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Practice interview Sessions are ongoing. FREE Do you have an interview coming up and would like practice? Careers Network offer 30 minute mock interviews where you can get on the spot feedback to help you increase your chances of success in the recruitment process. Click here to book your session. 
Empowering Coaching Workshops  

Ongoing, £50

This introductory workshop, delivered by a member of the Empowering CoachingTM team at the University of Birmingham, provides opportunities for coaches and individuals delivering sport sessions to understand the principles behind Empowering CoachingTM. Equipped with this knowledge, you will be challenged to re-evaluate common practices when coaching. You will have opportunity to interact with other workshop attendees to enhance your own existing motivational climate and to develop new strategies to help you create a more empowering environment in training and competition. BOOK


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