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


GTC students have recently received Blues for sports marked *.


For more information about GTC sports clubs, contact Nik Bobrovitz or Ben Fletcher GCR Sports and Societies Officers.


Funding for Blues sports

GTC students who are awarded a Blue representing the University at sport may claim up to £200 towards their sports expenses. See more information.


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.

Golf Society

An annual tournament is played at the Oxford Gold Club each year for the Walton Trophy.

This is organised by Dr Gerald Sacks, and any golfers should contact him at if interested in participating.

On-site facilities

  • All-weather hard tennis courts
  • Squash court - balcony area houses two ergometers (rowing machines) and a selection of free weights
  • Gym with spinning bikes, two treadmills, two cross-trainers, as well as a selection of free weights, balls and mats.   Download the Gym user guidelines here.
Courts can be booked and keys obtained from the Lodge. Group bookings for the Gym may be made at this link.

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.

 Download sport contacts list