Welcome 2024

Want to give university badminton a go? You’re in the right place! Edinburgh University’s Badminton Club January Welcome Week starts with trials for competitive players on Saturday 13th January and finishes with Taster Club Sessions during Week 1 of the semester. No sign-ups are required for our January events. Racquets and shuttles are provided, so please just bring yourselves, a big smile and some comfortable trainers!

Remember that the first Club Session you attend, regardless of whether it is during Welcome Week or not, will be FREE. Just speak to one of our lovely Committee Members (likely wearing a green top) and they can help you settle in.

What's On?


Taster Sessions

Everyone is invited to try out our Club Sessions during Week 1. These are our recreational sessions and you can find more information about them here. No sign-up is required, just turn up at the following dates and locations: 


  • Wednesday 17th January 6-10pm at Sports Hall, St Leonard’s
  • Saturday 20th January 9am-12pm at Main Hall, St Leonard’s Land. 



Join us for a fun workout session at Pleasance Gym, Salle on Monday 15th September at 6pm! Our friendly committee members will be running this session. The goal is to get everyone moving with badminton-oriented fitness development exercises and to meet new friends! The intensity is as high or low as you make it, so couch potatoes and seasoned athletes are all welcome!
*Please note this is not a badminton session.



For competitive players wanting to join one of our Teams, Trials will take place on Saturday 13th January at CSE Pleasance Sports Hall with start times as follows:

  • Men’s Team: 16:00
  • Women’s Team: 17.30

Trials are a highly competitive process so please be on time and play your best! 

*Please note, new members MUST attend trials in order to be considered for a team. If you are unable to attend, please just shoot us an email at badminton@ed.ac.uk letting us know of your situation and we can sort alternative arrangements for you.


Team Training

Please note team training times and locations will only be provided by your captain once you have been accepted on to a team on an invite-only basis. Please speak to any of our committee members with any questions. 




We’re looking forward to meeting you!  Don’t be afraid to just come and say hello, we’re a friendly bunch and you’ll settle in in no time!

Any questions please don’t hesitate to Contact Us.

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