Content Last Reviewed 2nd December 2017

The MCR supports students who participate in university sport. Total reimbursements to all members of the MCR for sports is capped at £400/term (£1200/year); this can be increased at the discretion of the MCR Treasurer based on the amount of money in the account.

Applications for support from the Blues Fund should be completed by Friday Week 7 of each term, using the MCR Sports Funding Form.

MCR University Sport Funding:

  • If you regularly play sport for a university team, you are entitled to claim funding to recognise costs incurred during your time playing
  • This funding can be spent on: match kit, specialist or safety equipment, entry fees for events. This funding is not meant to cover the cost of subs.
  • You may claim:
    • Up to £100 for 1st team university sport (Blue or Half Blue)
    • Up to £50 for 2nd/3rd team university sport (Blue or Half Blue)
    • Once per year per sport
  • Reimbursement is conditional:
    • MCR Treasurer must receive an email from your team captain or club president confirming your level of university sport commitment
    • MCR Treasurer must receive the completed MCR Sports Funding form, with any relevant receipts attached (pidge or email)

MCR Away Varsity Match Funding:

  • If you have played in an away varsity match, you are able to claim back money you spent participating
  • This funding can be spent on: travel, accommodation, pitch hire, entry fees. This funding is not meant to cover the cost of food or drink.
  • You may claim:
    • Up to £50 per match
  • Reimbursement is conditional:
    • MCR Treasurer must receive an email from your team captain or club president confirming your attendance at the match
    • MCR Treasurer must receive the completed MCR Sports Funding form, with any relevant receipts attached (pidge or email)