Our Programme

The University of Westminster Men’s Basketball Team has been a part of BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) organisation for over a decade. The Westminster Dragons community currently compete in over 25 different sports, where the men’s basketball program has excelled as one of the premier teams over the years. The Westminster Basketball Programme made history in 2022-23, becoming the first ever BUCS Premier sports team at the university.

To be eligible –

  • Enrolled on a undergraduate or postgraduate course of study at the University of Westminster.
    Must have a valid university ID card with an expiry date

We aim as the Westminster basketball programme:
“to maximise educational and basketball potential of student-athletes with competition and opportunity.”

Teams & Competitions

  • 1st Team & Men’s Level (10-15 players)
    10 games per season plus cup fixtures in BUCS Premier Division – The top University league in the country
    20+ games in London Local League LMBL Division 1 and LMBL Cup
    15+ National League Men’s opportunity with affiliated NBL D3 Club Brent Bulls (
  • Pre-Season Friendlies & Tournaments – TBC
  • Annual University Varsity
  • End of season tournament – Abroad TBC
  • University Sports Tour TBC
  • 2nd Team & 3rd Team (10-15 players each team)
    10 games per season plus cup fixtures
    2nd Team – BUCS Division 4
    3rd Team – BUCS Division 5

Training & Practice for 1st Team

  • 2x 2 hour Practice Sessions a week
  • 2x 2 hour NBL Practice Sessions with invitation
  • 1x 1 hour Weekly Strength & Conditioning Sessions
  • Access to open court
  • Pre-Season programme
  • National League opportunities and exposure
  • Access to newly refurbished basketball court facility Harrow Sports Hall in Harrow Campus
  • Brand New Dragons Sports Facility to be ready this fall 2022 including state-of-the-art Strength and Conditioning Gym and competition regulated sports hall with 170+ bleacher seating.
  • Access to modern gym facilities in Regents and Harrow Campus (via Gym Membership)
  • 1-to-1 sessions (Upon request)


  • Professional and Qualified National Coaching
  • London based campuses
  • Westminster Basketball Practice Vest & Shorts*
  • Westminster Basketball Game Day Long Sleeve*
  • Westminster Dragons New Balance Training Kit*
  • Nutritional advice/programme
  • Game-tape footage  – Video analysis and individual performance feedback
  • Statistics provided for the team and personal improvement
  • Travel covered for away games (Out of London only)
  • Elite Athletes Programme
*UWSU Dragons & Westminster Basketball kit will have to be purchased with sports membership, practice vests & shorts to be used during sessions (can be purchased)

Please fill out our Expression of Interest for our programme:

    Your Full Name (required)

    Your Email (required)

    Degree Type

    Interested Course at Westminster (required)

    Date of Birth

    Programme Interest

    Phone Number


    Weight (If known)

    Basketball Position

    Basketball Background

    Previous Teams

    Game Tape Link (Required)

    If selected by the coaches, will you be available in London for pre-season (August/September 2023)?

    Yes I amNo I will be unavailable

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