The University of Wolverhampton is delighted to have been awarded TASS Dual Career Accreditation and further cementing our commitment to supporting the student athlete career. The University has always encouraged and supported flexible learning for our elite athletes and the accreditation goes further to endorse our ambitions to create sporting hubs within the learning environment.
Our reputation for delivery of Performance Sport has grown exponentially. We ensure that our environment for sports performance and learning is driven towards providing student athletes a platform for success. This growth is evidenced by our TASS accreditation as both a TASS Delivery Site and Dual Career Accreditation.
The University boasts over 23,000 students across 3 campuses. Students can study any university related course across the university catalogue and still be a supported athlete through the Dual Career Accreditation. We are also very proud of our world class facilities that our student athletes can access as priority due to our relationship with TASS.
TASS (Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme) is a Sport England funded partnership between talented athletes, delivery sites and national governing bodies of sport. We work together to bring the best out of our country’s most exciting young talents.
The TASS programme helps athletes – aged 16-plus – to balance sport within the rest of their lives, be they in education, training or another form of personal development.
- TASS support more than 600 athletes in 34 Sport England sports.
- TASS provides vital support services via a national network of experienced practitioners based at 38 TASS Delivery Sites throughout England.
University of Wolverhampton is proud to be a TASS Delivery Site. The support services available to TASS athletes include:
- strength and conditioning
- personal development, including nutrition, psychology, further lifestyle
- TASS Medical Scheme