Sports teams About the university

Joining a sports team is the quickest way to make new friends. Keep in shape and have fun at the same time.

There are many benefits to joining a sports team. If you are new to Greenwich it can be the best and quickest way of making new friends!

  • Keep in shape and have fun at the same time
  • Improve your inter-personal skills as well as communication, teamwork, organisation, problem solving and time management – you can also put these skills on your CV
  • All teams need leaders – improve your leadership skills by becoming Chair, Captain, Treasurer or Secretary
  • Have fun, take time away from studying, keep your mind clear to focus more
  • Beat stress
  • Earn more money? BUCS research from 2013 research revealed that the then average salary of graduates who engaged with sport at university is £32,552, compared with £26,728 for those who did not, and more than half (51 per cent) of graduates said sporting involvement has helped them develop team work skills and leadership qualities in the workplace.

Read more in this article about the value of sport.


As a University of Greenwich student who studies at Medway you can choose to play for Team Medway or Team Greenwich.

Team Medway 

Avery Hill / Greenwich

Team Greenwich