IMPORTANT: Congratulations to those of you who will be coming to study at Reading and are looking to either continue your rowing success, or to try rowing as a new sport. Your first step should be to join our Facebook group, where we can keep you updated on all the information you’ll need for the first few weeks of what promises to be an exciting season with RUBC.

Reading University has a long tradition of excellence and is one of the leading student rowing clubs in the country. The fabulous facilities on a prime stretch of the River Thames, and the unrivalled fleet of boats, enable top performances on the water.


RUBC thrives on the tight-knit student community, whilst maintaining the work ethos of a professional sports program, making for a winning combination.

The University is committed to the development of sporting excellence amongst its students, and each year offers a number of Sports Scholarships to students who show, or have shown, outstanding talent in rowing. These offer individuals up to £5000 as well as lots of extra support. Other key benefits of our rowing programme are:

  • World Class fleet of boats
  • Henley winners
  • European University Champions
  • Coaching from Olympians
  • International representation
  • Daily water accessibility
  • Within cycling distance to the University campus and the GB Training Centre
  • Scholarships available of up to £5000