This article will inform you about the partnerships that the University of Portsmouth have with other local sports organisations.


Portsmouth Football Club

The University of Portsmouth are main club partners, and shirt sponsors, of Portsmouth Football Club. Discounted match tickets are available to students and staff members of the University for all of Portsmouth Football Club’s League One home matches.

The University's sponsorship is part of a three-year deal as the Club's Main Partner, building on our successful year as their Official Education Sponsor, with joined-up research, work opportunities for University students and outreach to inspire children at local schools and colleges. 


Southsea parkrun 

Southsea parkrun is a FREE weekly 5km event for runners of all abilities and ages. Sport and Recreation provided the start up funding for the event to help keep Portsmouth active. It takes place every Saturday at 9am, on Southsea seafront. This all-inclusive running environment is great for a social run, or used as a personal training run. See the website above on how to register for your first run.


Students vs Staff Charity Football Match

Held at Fratton Park, the students versus staff charity event raises important funds for local and national charities. Last time we held this event, over 500 people attended and £16,000 was raised! The student and staff teams are selected in advance of the event, follow us on social media to find out when we make the call out. The student and staff have two victories each, who will come out on top this year. To register your interest email


Nike Kitlocker

You can purchase high-performance Nike branded training kit from our partners Kitlocker. All clothing is branded with the University of Portsmouth logo, and can even be customised to your specific club sport.


Carrington West

Our lead Team UOP sports club sponsor Carrington West is an award-winning, Portsmouth-based, technical recruitment company. Carrington West are the main partner of competitive sport at the University of Portsmouth.

The partnership sees Carrington West become the front of shirt sponsor for the University’s sports teams. Carrington West will also deliver educational seminars and workshops for students, ensuring that students get both on and off-the-field development opportunities, which is vital to their continued success in the graduate market.

Founded in 2011 Carrington West is experienced and successful in the recruitment community, providing high-calibre talent in the UK for highways, transport and infrastructure, town planning, water and environmental, utilities, power and telecoms, building and rail industries. They recruit interim, temporary and permanent professionals from entry to board level for private and public sector organisations.

Unite students

Unite students work with the University of Portsmouth to provide student accommodation for new and returning students. Student halls are the best option for being at the centre of uni life. As they're based close to uni, you'll have no problem making it to your morning lectures on time. If you're preparing for your first year at uni, you'll probably find student halls the easiest accommodation option on offer.

Unite students have partnered with UOP Sport to sponsor key student events across the year including Give Me Sport and Varsity, bringing the whole student population together to get active.



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