The Sports Committee is responsible for the student union’s events that’s related to sports. We want our members to feel good both physically and mentally. Our activities is for all of our members and the purpose is to give you opportunities to become more active and meet a lot of new people.
The Sports Committee cares about your well-being and want to make your time at Uppsala University unforgettable. To make this happen, we arrange various kinds of activities that hopefully suits a variety of people. We have practices every week, which are free of charge for all of our members. The practices are perfect for all of you who want to stay active, without spending your student loan on a membership at a gym. It’s also a perfect opportunity to interact with other members from various semesters.
In addition to our practices, The Sports Committee also arranges various projects. Sports tournaments, races and sport trips for example. You can read about all of our projects further down below on this web page.
We believe that we’re offering our members an important side of the student lifestyle. All of our activities are arranged by our members and we hope to see you in one of our future project groups!
Committee meeting and practices
The Sports committee have committee meetings that takes place at Borgen every other Monday, 4PM on even weeks. The purpose of these meetings is to make the committees work more visible for our members and the meetings are great occasions to bring input and thoughts about the committee’s work, which will help us become better. Every meeting has a theme related to sports, health or something else related to our committee.
All of our practices are free of charge. In a Facebook group called “Uppsalaekonomernas IF”, you’ll get all the information and updates you need concerning the practices. You also sign up to the practices in this group, so make sure that you join it: https://www.facebook.com/groups/uppsalaekonomernasif/?ref=ts&fref=ts. In this group you can see the scheduled practices, you can find the schedule down below as well.
The Sports Committee has, beyond their coaches and project groups, a president and a vice president with overall responsibility for the project and the committee. The tasks of the president and the vice president is to guide the project groups and make sure that they’re able to make the projects as great as possible. Furthermore, they work with communications within the student union, practice scheduling, project meetings and committee meetings. The work of the president and the vice president is quite similar, though the president has the main responsible for the project budgets and the committee budget and should also be a good mentor for the vice president.
If you have any questions about our committee, the projects or anything else related to our committee, please contact us through firstname.lastname@example.org. If you want to contact either the president or the vice president, you’ll find our contact details in the box of Contact us on the right side of this page.
Practice schedule – Spring semester 2018
Futsal: Mondays 22:00- 23:30
Coach: Hampus Hällgren
Basketball (and various activities): Mondays 22:00-23:30
Coach: Alexander Otta and others
Volleyball: Wednesdays 22:00- 23:30
Coach: Otto Kristiansson
Swimming: Fridays, various times – Stay updated in the facebook group!
Coach: Blake Morgan
Badminton: Every other Sunday 14:00- 15:00
Coach: Axel Pettersson
Floorball: Sundays 22:00- 23:30
Coach: Eric Nordström
Ice hockey: Various weekdays and times!
Location: Gränby Sportfält
Coach: Sonny Andersson
UE runs: Various weekdays and times!
Coach: Liza Larsson
Outdoor football: Various weekdays and times!
Location: Various football fields
Coach: Hampus Hällgren
The Surf trip
Together with other students we go away to surf for a week with an instructor, this while doing other activities such as practicing yoga and playing beach volleyball. The trip is arranged in every autumn.
The University Feud
A large tournament where several student associations from across Sweden compete in football to see who’s best. The day ends with a 3-course dinner. The tournament is arranged in autumn every year.
The Ski Trip
Every year in January we host a trip to the European alpes where we go skiing, partying after ski and have fun for a week before returning to Uppsala and the next semester.
Bubble football tournament
To run around in a big plastic ball protecting you while playing football might very well be what most people dream of. That is why we host this event, no further explanation needed.
The Lap of Economists
Are you the fastest runner in your crew, need something to start working out for or just want to participate in an awesome event? Then, this is the lap for you. The previous laps has been Colour Run, apply for the project group and use your creativity to make the next edition even better!
The Paddle Tennis Tournament
Paddle tennis – different, fun and fresh! In the spring of 2017 the first edition of the Paddle Tennis Tournament was arranged. This spring, a new winning team will win the trophy!
Pro, single figure och a rookie? Doesn’t matter! On this golf tournament you’ll compete with each other on fair conditions on an enjoyable day at the course!
Join us on an relaxed evening at Borgen and show up your skills in a tournament in the glorious game of FIFA!