Handball at Loughborough caters for everyone from beginner to professional and have different squads to suit everyone’s abilities.

Athletic Union Club

Loughborough University Students' Handball Club has four teams, two women’s teams and two men’s teams. They compete in the Midland’s Regional League, the British University Handball Championships, the English Handball National Cup, and the North Championships, among many others.

Number of Teams

Two men's and two women’s performance and development teams

The performance team requires necessary experience to compete at high national and international level.

Training Frequency

Up to 7 training sessions per week: (6 handball sessions and 1 fitness session) but generally averaging 3 sessions per week.

Notable Achievements

University Championships 2019 – Men’s 1s were awareded silver in the Cup Final

Loughborough University Handball compete in several leagues and championships throughout the year.

How to join

Multiple taster/trial days after AU Bazaar

Hall Sport (IMS)

We encourage you to compete in Handball for your halls of residence in IMS competitions held throughout the year. You compete in teams against other halls, and these competitions are always great fun.

My Lifestyle

Handball is also available through the My Lifestyle initiative, where you can give the sport a go and have loads of fun at the same time.

CVA Opportunities

Traditionally we run a Handball coaching course in house for student who want to then volunteer within one of our outreach programmes, where they’ll go out into local schools and coach the secondary school children off site. We also occasionally offer a handball officiating course to support the AU Handball fixtures.