Manchester University Boat Club, SPORT Manchester,
333 Oxford Road, Manchester, M139PG, UK
+44 (0)161 275 4962 president@mubc.org.uk

Welcome back!

So the long summer has ended, freshers flu is spreading and the stress of reading lists are starting to hit. But never fear, MUBC is here! We return again with busy freshers week ready to recruit the next generation of rowers and coxes. With more than 200 new students giving…

Boat House Summer Maintenance

Cleaned, painted, polished. This summer both our boathouse and the equipment in it was given Hollywood style cosmetic changes. Our head coach John Impey and Boathouse Manager Ruth Haigh manifested their Manchester worker bee origins by working tirelessly to get the MUBC shells, blades and changing rooms into pristine condition…

16/17 Recap – Words of wisdom from the President

The 2016/17 season has seen a number of changes to MUBC. September saw the arrival of our new Head Coach John Impey. John has over 25 years of experience in the sport and his enthusiasm and knowledge has been invaluable in moving the club forwards. The new academic year also…

16/17 Men’s Squad

  The first race of the year, Agecroft Head, saw the new blood of Manchester University Senior Men’s Squad get behind the oar with returning members and start the new season with some good racing. Light and heavyweight MUBC crews were pitted against each other on a cold, flat morning…

COMMITTEE 2017/18

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE EMILY HARDING PRESIDENT Emily joined the club as a novice in 2014 and quickly made her way to the top women’s boat. The following year she took on the role of novice-vice captain, where she oversaw the development of new members, whilst also being a part of the…

Manchester Great Run

On the Sunday 28th of May, MUBC’s rowers pounded the pavement alongside 40 000 fellow runners taking part in the 15th Annual Great Manchester Run. Our University’s ‘Purple wave’ was the largest assembly of students at a running event in the world with over 3000 taking part. The run began at Portland Street taking…

Committee 2016/17

Executive Committee  Thomas Davies President Tom began rowing when he first came to Manchester in September 2014 and quickly became a prominent member of the men’s novice squad. In 2015/16 he spent many an hour trying desperately to make something of the new intake. The jury is still out on…

Welcome Curry

The Welcome Curry is one of the best socials of the year! It is a crazy evening and hopefully one that is memorable the morning after. The Welcome Curry is a great opportunity to get to get to know everyone in the club, this was assisted last year via the…

Wednesday AU Socials

Every alternate Wednesday MUBC meets for our regular socials. These events have become a staple part of every members social calendar, kicking off at Revs and ending at either the Student’s Union or 256 in Fallowfield, wearing outrageous themed fancy dress. Notable highlights from this year have included: Pirates, Cowboys,…

15/16 Men’s Squad

The 2015/16 season presented a large challenge to the MUBC men’s squad with the loss of 6 rowers from the 1st VIII from last year. Our head race season was focused on bringing a new set of athletes up to speed both technically and in terms of fitness. We saw familiarly…