Reffin’ Brilliant

Reffin’ Brilliant has been running since 2010 and has seen hundreds of students develop their skills as referees, officials and umpires.


Each season, Scottish Student Sport works closely with Scottish governing bodies of sport to deliver introductory officiating courses specifically designed for students. Reffin’ Brilliant, supported by sportscotland, provides students from across Scotland the opportunity to attend subsidised training courses across a range of sports.

The 2019/20 programme will include the below courses. Please click the provided links to find out more information and how to register your place.

If you have a demand for an additional course not listed, please speak to your Sports Union/Student Association and for them to contact SSS on your behalf.

Course Information

Sport CourseDateVenueRegistration Links
AquaticsWaterpolo Officiating4th and 5th OctoberRGU Sport Centre, AberdeenCLICK HERE
Volleyball Level 45th October 2019ISE, University of DundeeCLICK HERE
Netball Level C Umpire6th OctoberPleasance Gym, University of EdinburghCLICK HERE
BasketballLevel 1 Referee12th and 13th OctoberPerth CollegeCLICK HERE
HockeyLevel 1 Umpire13th OctoberUniversity of StirlingCLICK HERE
LacrosseWomen's Level 2 Umpire13th OctoberPeffermill Playing Fields, University of EdinburghCLICK HERE
LacrosseMen's Level 1 Refereeing26th OctoberPeffermill Playing Fields, University of EdinburghCLICK HERE

If you have any queries please contact SSS Development & Competitions Assistant, Leah Davidson.