.Opportunities

Fencing

Described by some as physical chess, fencing is an exhilarating sport that requires both mental and physical agility. We welcome and cater for all ability levels, from complete beginners to experienced and competitive fencers. We field teams at a number of competitions throughout the year, including the widely attended Warwick National Novices competition, specifically for fencers with less than two years experience, as well as the international and competitive X-SYSTRA Challenge in Paris.

Varsity games also take place annually between Southampton and Portsmouth. The society also offers a number of social events throughout the year including the annual Pirate Social, quiz nights, a Christmas meal, and many more!.


About Fencing

Membership Fee Information

These are the current membership fees offered by Fencing, although many clubs and societies offer a free period for new members to try out their activities.

Please note that some memberships of this group may also require you to purchase Sport & Wellbeing membership from the University of Southampton in order to use the relevant sport facilities
You must be a member of the Students' Union to join a club or society
NameCostValid PeriodDetails
Annual Student Membership£6022/09/2019 - 22/09/2020Annual membership fee for a student enrolled on a course at the university to become a fully-fledged member of SUFC. This covers the entire year from September to September and entitles the individual to attend advanced training sessions and/or the course for novices. Members can also benefit from time with the club coach, and the loan of kit during training sessions if required. Travel costs are fully or partially funded to away BUCS League matches if the member is part of the team and attends advanced sessions regularly.
Student Membership for one Semester£3527/01/2020 - 22/09/2020Membership fee for a student enrolled on a course at the university to become a fully-fledged member of SUFC for a semester. This covers the second semester of the year from January to September and entitles the individual to attend advanced training sessions and/or the course for novices. Members can also benefit from time with the club coach, and the loan of kit during training sessions if required. Travel costs are fully or partially funded to away BUCS League matches if the member is part of the team and attends advanced sessions regularly.
Annual Staff/Alumni Membership£8022/09/2019 - 22/09/2020Annual membership fee for university staff or alumni to become a fully-fledged member of SUFC. This covers the entire year from September to September and entitles the individual to attend advanced training sessions and/or the course for novices. Members can also benefit from time with the club coach, and the loan of kit during training sessions if required. Priority for kit and coaching may be given to Southampton students over other members.
Staff/Alumni Membership for one Semester£4527/01/2020 - 22/09/2020Membership fee for university staff or alumni to become a fully-fledged member of SUFC for a semester. This covers the first semester of the year from January to September and entitles the individual to attend advanced training sessions and/or the course for novices. Members can also benefit from time with the club coach, and the loan of kit during training sessions if required. Priority for kit and coaching may be given to Southampton students over other members.
Annual External Membership£12022/09/2019 - 22/09/2020Annual membership fee for people not affiliated with the university to become a member of SUFC. This covers the entire year from September to September and entitles the individual to attend advanced training sessions and/or the course for novices. Members can also benefit from time with the club coach, and the loan of kit during training sessions if required. Priority for kit and coaching may be given to Southampton students over other members.
External Membership for one Semseter£7027/01/2020 - 22/09/2020Membership fee for people not affiliated with the university to become a member of SUFC for a semester. This covers the first semester of the year from January to September and entitles the individual to attend advanced training sessions and/or the course for novices. Members can also benefit from time with the club coach, and the loan of kit during training sessions if required. Priority for kit and coaching may be given to Southampton students over other members.

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The Committee

All clubs and societies within the Students' Union are run entirely by students. The student committee for Fencing this year are:

  • Alessio Velardi
    Armourer
  • Gregory Davies
    Men's 2nd Team Captain
  • Matthew Jerome
    Men's Captain
  • Ewan Gauvin
    Novice Representative and Officer of Wellbeing
  • Thomas Munro-O'Brien
    Ordinary Member
  • Patricia Kiy
    President
  • Ross Viljoen
    Secretary
  • Lucy Croxford
    Social Secretary
  • Peter Varga
    Treasurer
  • Alastair Winder
    Webmaster
  • Isobel Clark
    Women's Captain