Friday 3rd February 2023

Getting To Know Basketball

Interested in learning more about how to get involved with Scottish Student basketball? Well look no further!

Key Information


Basketball is a sport in which two teams of five players each try to score points by throwing a ball through a 10-foot-high hoop that is mounted on a backboard at each end of the court.



Governing Body: Basketball Scotland

Last year Basketball had the 9th highest club membership numbers within Scottish student sport with over 1000 members participating across universities and colleges. If you’re interested in becoming a member yourself, some of these institutions have teams:


  • University of Glasgow
  • Robert Gordon University
  • Abertay University
  • University Of Aberdeen
  • Heriot Watt University
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University Of Stirling
  • University Of Dundee
  • Edinburgh Napier University
  • University of Strathclyde
  • Queen Margret University
  • Fife College
  • City of Glasgow College
  • University of St Andrews


Basketball Events

  • Wheelchair Basketball Festival (SS Games)
  • Conference Finals
  • College National Finals