University and college athletics

scottishathletics supports athletics in universities and colleges in several ways including:

  • Future teacher education
  • CPD for undergraduate and postgraduate coaching and development programmes
  • Recreational running opportunities (via jogscotland)
  • Supporting the Scottish Student Sport clubs and competitive programme

Teacher/Coach Education

For information on teacher/coach education, visit the Teachers section of our website, or contact us at

Recreational Running Opportunities

For more information on recreational running opportunities please visit the jogscotland website or contact Jo Stevens.

Clubs and Competitive Opportunities

Scottish Student Sport is the governing body for sport within colleges and universities in Scotland. Most colleges and universities offer both recreational and competitive athletics opportunities, ranging from recreational running groups to structured clubs and competition for cross country, road and track & field.

For more information on university clubs and competitive opportunities please visit the Scottish Student Sport website or contact Jess Barrows on

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