One of the best aspects of joining a university sports team has always been the social side of the clubs. Most teams have somewhere that they call home on a Wednesday evening, whether that is a pub, a bar or a club, socials are integral to the sporting experience at university.
The benefits of sports societies are often overlooked by students. It's understandable as people are often more concerned with settling in, making friends, focusing on their degree or drinking themselves silly.
Over the last few weeks, we have seen a return to pre-season for many of the University’s sports teams. After a long hiatus over the summer months it has been great to see the sides return to some form of normality.
Finding a ‘new normal’ for sport in the midst of a pandemic is an uncertain task. Universities have been left with the uphill challenge of finding a balance between keeping students safe whilst allowing them to play.
Over the past few weeks, Epigram Sport has been looking at how several University sports clubs have adapted to life in lockdown. In the penultimate article of the series, UBAFC detail their pre-season plans.
Over the coming weeks, Epigram Sport has been looking at how several University sports clubs have adapted to life in lockdown. In the seventh article of the series, UBWRFC explain how the pandemic has forced them to crowdfund.
Over the coming weeks, Epigram Sport will look at how several University sports clubs have adapted to life in lockdown. In the sixth article of the series, the Bristol Jets cheerleading team detail how they have been adapting to a contactless world of sport.