Our Facilities

The hub of Queen’s Sport is the Physical Education Centre (PEC) located in Belfast’s beautiful Botanic Park. Opened in 1971, the facility boasts an amazing range of sporting facilities, services and programmes to meet the needs of top class athletes.

The University’s four sporting sites include the Physical Education Centre (PEC), Upper Malone Playing Fields, the Boat House and a cottage in the Mourne Mountains. Over £20m has been invested in recent years to ensure the University provides and maintains a world-class sporting provision to support our top performing athletes.

Physical Education Centre (PEC)
Physical Education Centre (PEC)
Upper Malone Playing Fields
Upper Malone Playing Fields
Boat House
Boat House
Mourne Cottage
Mourne Cottage
Lanyon Building, Queen’s Quarter
Lanyon Building, Queen’s Quarter
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Academy
Scholarships

  • Quality coaching
  • Fitness + skill development
  • Academic mentoring
  • Sports clothing
  • Financial awards based on merit
  • Personal strength + conditioning
  • Academic flexibility
  • Medical support
  • + many more benefits
  • Rugby, GAA, soccer, rowing, hockey
  • Provincial representative players at Junior or Senior level
  • Proven record at school level, i.e College All-Star, Schools Cup winner
  • Top ranked Ulster Academy member or Inter-County Senior/U21
  • Established Inter-County player, e.g started one Senior Championship match
  • Proven record of success at National Level
100+ Academy Scholarships available annually from 8th August

Elite Athlete
Programme (EAP)

  • Fees - £3,000 p/a
  • Accommodation - £2,000 p/a
  • Travel/subsistence allowance
  • Academic mentoring
  • Sports clothing
  • Personal strength + conditioning
  • Academic flexibility
  • Medical support
  • + all other academy benefits
  • Proven Junior or Senior International
  • Participation at Olympic Games, World + European C'ships
  • Meet the academic standards for entry to QUB
  • Part of an International Pathway
  • Highly ranked within their chosen sport
  • Proven record of success
  • Meet specific test scores relevant to sport
14 Elite Athlete Scholarships available annually from 5th September

Queen's Sports
Bursaries

  • Bursaries based on merit
  • Free gym membership (PEC)
  • Sports clothing
  • Sports medicine via University Health
  • Personal development programmes
  • Academic flexibility
  • International representative funding
  • Represent non-academy sports
  • Proven record at school level
  • Participation at Commonwealth Games
  • Proven record of success at National Level
20+ Queen's Sports Bursaries available annually from 8 August