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Oxford rank 7th university team in the UK

Oxford rank 7th university team in the UK

A team of 11 traveled to Ponds Forge, Sheffield for the annual BUCS Teams Championships in March. Day 1 saw a series of record-breaking swims from OUSC, securing the team a place in the National Championship final where they rounded off a highly successful season […]

Seconds Varsity 2019

Seconds Varsity 2019

After reintroducing the seconds varsity match last year, this year saw the seconds team congregate at Parkside pool to face the Cambridge team again. In an incredibly well-fought match, Oxford won the Men’s trophy, but unfortunately lost out on the Women’s and Overall trophy. Points […]

Varsity 2019

Varsity 2019

This year, Varsity was held at the Parkside pool Cambridge on the 3rd March. In an incredibly exciting match, Oxford and Cambridge were neck and neck throughout, separable by only 2 points at the end of the individual races. Oxford then dominated the relays, winning […]

Seconds varsity 2019 match report

Seconds varsity 2019 match report

The seconds squad arrived in Cambridge in good spirits and ready to compete in the second ever seconds Varsity match. After the parade we were quickly into the first events. Cambridge started off strongly in the women’s 100m IM, with strong swims from Ada Taggart […]

Varsity 2019 Match Report

Varsity 2019 Match Report

Oxford swam away with the trophy at Varsity 2019 after one of the closest-fought matches in recent years. Both Oxford and Cambridge were eagerly anticipating the match, both fighting for a win after the first draw in history last year. The team travelled down to […]

Training camp 2019

Training camp 2019

Members of OUSC travelled to Vila Real de Santo António in Portugal this year for our annual training camp. The new destination was accompanied by new faces to the team, all eager to compete in their first Varsity match later this term. Training camp is […]

Varsity Alumni Relays

Varsity Alumni Relays

This year, Cambridge rehoming to host alumni relays on the day of Swimming Varsity on 3rd march 2019. These would take the form of 4x50m mixed freestyle relays and would be just before the main Varsity event. There will be an aged-based handicap, so older […]

OUSC girls can!

OUSC girls can!

With the arrival of This Girl Can week it’s the perfect opportunity to shine the limelight on OUSC’s hugely successful female cohort, who have beaten Cambridge women for the past 7 Varsity matches. This week aims to eradicate any stereotypes, pressures and limits that may […]

5th Week Blues (times) @ BUCS

5th Week Blues (times) @ BUCS

OUSC have had an incredible weekend at the BUCS SC Championships at Ponds Forge, seeing an astonishing 7 records broken and 14 Blues times set in just 3 days of racing. A strong team spirit was apparent with an enormous amount of support radiating from […]

Friendly gala Match Report

Friendly gala Match Report

Last weekend saw OUSC compete for the first time this year at our annual friendly gala. Racing in both individual and relay events against visiting teams from Southampton, Warwick and Oxford Brookes, there were some fantastic swims, setting a high benchmark for the season ahead. […]