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University of St Andrews

The Performance Sport Programme aims to support the very best athletes aspiring to compete at international level. Our programme allows students to gain a world-class education while competeting at the highest level of University Sport.  


Services available within the Programme include:


   Performance and individual technique video analysis

   Director of Water Polo with international playing and coaching experience

   Personalised sport specifc strength and conditioning programme

   Individual development plans

   Sport psychology support

   Access to physiotherapy and injury prevention support

   International pre-season

   Summer training programme

   Personalised nutritional guidance


Sports Scholar Programme


St Andrews is a unique place to study and live. Nestled on the east coast of Scotland, students may find themselves crossing golf-courses on their way to class, or jogging along the beach after dinner. Not only does the University have a world-class reputation, it also offers a diverse range of social activities – including over 140 student societies and 50 sports clubs.

Saints Water Polo offer up to 50% scholarships to Postgraduates and Undergraduates with exceptional sporting achievements. Please navigate to the required area of study for specific information. To apply for a scholarship or to speak to us please complete the form at the bottom of the page.


How to apply

To apply for a Water Polo Scholarship or for more information, get in touch using the form below.

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Why St. Andrews?

Third Best U.K. University

Ranked third in the U.K for education by The Guardian behind Oxford and Cambridge

600 Year Old Traditions

Tradiations including Raisin, Foam Fights, May Dip and Pier Walks

#1 For Student Satisfaction

Ranked first in the U.K. by the NSS for student satisfaction

International Training Camps

Annual international training trips including to Hungary and South Africa

Women In Top Four in U.K for Second Year Running

Saints women have finished in the top four of all U.K Universities

Head Coach with International Experience

Director of Water Polo has represented Great Britain as a player and a coach

International Players

The roster includes players who have represented South Afirca, Scotland, Great Britain and been in the U.S.A ODP

Royal Alumni

Join the team that Prince William once captained!