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Green Templeton College | Oxford

GTC has a strong tradition of sports activity, inherited from its two predecessors. The college is currently active in:

Badminton
Basketball
* Cricket
Women's football
Men's football
* Golf
Netball
* Rowing
* Rugby Union
* Women's rugby
Running
Squash
* Table Tennis
* Tennis

GTC students have recently received Blues for sports marked *.

 

For more information about GTC sports clubs, , GCR Sports and Societies Oficer.

 

Funding for Blues sports


GTC students who are awarded a Blue representing the University at sport may claim up to £250 towards their sports expenses. See more information.

Rowing

Rowing crews have been particularly strong. The College part-owns a boathouse on the River Thames; Green Templeton Boat Club crews train regularly and compete in inter-College events such as Torpids and Eights Week.

Go to the GTBC website.

Squash Club

Established in 2010, the Green Templeton Squash Club (GTSC) is a new and exciting part of college life. The College maintains a newly-refurbished squash court on-site, allowing easy access for players all year round, rain or shine.  The inter-collegiate season is held during Michaelmas and Hilary terms.  College members also play socially during Trinity term and academic breaks.

Go to the GTSC website.

On-site facilities

  • All-weather hard tennis courts
  • Squash court - balcony area houses two ergometers (rowing machines) and a selection of free weights
  • Gym at Lord Napier House houses exercise bike, treadmill and cross-trainer, as well as a selection of small free weights.

Courts can be booked and keys obtained from the Lodge.

 

Iffley Road Sports Centre

GTC students are entitled to free membership of the sports centre & swimming pool at the Iffley Road Sports Centre. Simply go to the main reception with your University Card and fill in a form to get started. 

Osler House

Osler House is located on the site of the John Radcliffe Hospital and is the home of the Oxford Clinical Medical Students' Union, which organises academic, social and sporting activities for Oxford's medics.

Following the merger of Green College and Templeton College, most GTC students can only for the College's own sports teams. However, clinical medical students are still eligible to row either for the College or for Osler House, and similar regulations apply for other sports.

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