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The Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS)

TASS at The University of Cambridge

TASS is an athlete support programme to help talented athletes with balancing the demands of their sport and studies to be the best in both.

Backed by Sport England, the TASS partnership brings together student athletes, education institutions and sports to support our country’s most exciting young talents.

Each year, hundreds of student athletes benefit from a programme of support services delivered by experienced practitioners at education institutions across England.

TASS is dedicated to developing its network of performance sport experts and continues to lead the way in providing lifestyle and wellbeing support for athletes in education.

In 2018-19, more than 600 talented athletes from 32 different sports are benefitting from support services at one of 33 TASS Delivery Sites.

The University of Cambridge is proud to be a TASS Delivery Site this year. The support services available to the 11 TASS athletes at The University of Cambridge include:



Strength and conditioning

Personal development (nutrition, psychology, further lifestyle)

TASS Medical Scheme & Bupa Healthy Minds

For more information on TASS or to find out how to access support, please visit the TASS website  or contact For more information about TASS at Cambridge, please contact Tristan at