Friday 3rd February 2023

Getting To Know Badminton

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

Key Information


Badminton is the fastest racquet sport in the World and can be played by two or four players at a time. The game is played on a rectangular court divided by a net and the aim of the game is to get the shuttlecock to land on your opponent’s side of the net. The key skills required for it are fast reflexes and good hand-eye coordination.



Governing Body: Badminton Scotland

Badminton is becoming increasingly popular among students and the following Universities and Colleges all have a student team for those interested in joining:



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


Badminton Events


  • Conference Finals
  • Badminton Championships
  • College National Finals