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Want to learn to row?

So, you’re in. You’ve made it. Well done. Welcome to the University of Southampton. But university isn’t just about your degree, it’s also about all the experiences that come with it. Do you want to get fit? Be a part of a close knit team? Be able to eat enormous amounts of whatever you want? Have […]

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2015/2016 Race Calendar Updated

Already looking forward to your next (or first) race? The race schedule for the upcoming academic year is available! Check it out here!

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Summer Fun

After a busy year at University what do you do with your 3 month summer holiday? Why more rowing of course!! For those of us still in or around Southampton over the summer there have been some great sessions out on the water mainly practicing sculling. We have been heading out in all different kinds […]

Reading Town Regatta 2015

Reading Town Regatta is the last event for SUBC of the 2014/2015 academic year, after a long season of races stretching back to the Upper Thames Head. A short, furious 800m sprint, along a narrow stretch of the Thames, side by side with 2 other boats. None of our ladies entered into this event, as […]

Reading Amateur Regatta 2015

After BUCS, Reading Amateur Regatta was a chance to get some valuable racing experience in crews for HRR and Henley women’s regatta respectively. On the Saturday the M Nov 4+ narrowly lost to Manchester University in the final, with IM3 B8+ also reaching the finals. The M Nov 4+ and W Nov 8+ both reached […]

Annual General Meeting 2015

The Club’s AGM was held on Thursday 23rd April to decide who will be running the club next year on committee. Candidates were allowed a short speech and were then questioned on their respective policies by the clubs members. I’m excited to announce that after what felt like the entire evening a new committee was elected! The […]

Head of the River Race 2015

The biggest head race of the year always comes with lots of excitement and this year was no different. The weather forecast looked bleak in the week before with high winds predicted and yet another cancellation looking likely however the weather gods smiled on the day and conditions were rowable if a little tough. SUBC […]

Regatta Season Build Up

As they say there is no rest for the wicked, and so our girls have been back out on the water and back on the training just a few days after the big W – WEHORR! Juggling deadlines with rowing, and without two of our 8’s, we have started off the hunt for BUCS Regatta crews […]

WEHORR 2015

After a not so bright and early 5am, we were on the road to Putney. We parked up in our usual spot and made our way through the woods towards the river, giving a helping hand to our smallest cox Eva who was drowning under layers of cake and cox boxes. After getting to the […]

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Reading University Head 2015

Reading University Head is always one of the favorites for SUBC and this year was no exception with great weather and amazing racing. The squads relished the opportunity to watch some world class elite rowing including the Oxford Blue boat before the upcoming Boat Race. The event was a success for our crews as well […]