ULO PROGRAMME

Over the last decade, lacrosse has been one of the fastest growing sports in universities across England with a 157% increase in BUCS teams since 2007.

THE PURPOSE OF THE UNIVERSITY LACROSSE OFFICER PROGRAMME IS TO:

  • Further support and develop the lacrosse population at university

  • Link with local clubs and residents near the university

  • Support players’ transition from education to employment, so individuals continue to be part of the lacrosse community

    THE PROGRAMME OFFERS ULOs:

  • An annual volunteering position developing the sport of lacrosse

  • Enhance and develop leadership skills

  • Learn how to plan and implement effective communications campaigns

  • Work with corporate organisations and partners

  • Create a network of peers within the university sector

    THE PROGRAMME OUTCOMES ARE:

  • Improving students’ physical wellbeing and individual development

  • Improving students’ mental wellbeing

  • Enhance the ULO’s employability and skills development


"We are looking forward to working with the first cohort of ULOs. It is an exciting project and i'm keen to see where we can take it." Mark Coups, England Lacrosse