Princess Anne officially opens BUSA Office

Princess Anne officially opens BUSA Office
Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal opened the new British Universities Sports Association (BUSA) offices on Tuesday 7th March 2006, as Patron of the Association. Princess Anne has been the Patron of BUSA since its creation in 1994. Her dedication, commitment and support have helped the Association’s growth as the National Governing Body of student sport. Other special guests on the day included John Inverdale, President of BUSA, Phil Atwell, Chairman, and new CEO Ian Randell.

“We are all very excited about the opening of the new offices which provide BUSA with the perfect base to serve our members and ensure the continued success and development of both the Association and student sport,” said Ian Randell. “Princess Anne and John Inverdale have been instrumental to the success of the Association, and we were delighted that they were both able to join us to share in the celebration of the new offices.”

Princess Anne Opening New BUSA Office

The new BUSA offices are located at 20-24 King’s Bench Street, London, SE1 OQX, the nearest station is Southwark. The old offices were in Union Street, London Bridge.

The British Universities Sports Association (BUSA) is the governing body of university sport, running national competitions in 48 sports from Athletics to Windsurfing, and co-ordinating the Great Britain representative teams for the World University Games and World University Championships.

The BUSA Sporting programme draws on 1.2 million students with over 3500 teams engaged in BUSA competition on a typical sporting day. With over 600 leagues, it is the biggest such sporting programme in Europe. Fixtures and results from all BUSA competitions can be accessed at www.busa.org.uk.

Many university participants have gone on to achieve British and International success in their chosen sport, such as Paula Radcliffe, James Cracknell, Stephaine Cook, Nasser Hussain, Kate Howey, Audley Harrison, James Gibson and Will Greenwood.