Wallace Group

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Wallace Group
Formation 2005
Type Association of United Kingdom-based universities
Region served
United Kingdom
Key people
Peter Warburton OBE
(The Wallace Group c/o)
Website wallacegroupuniversities.com

The Wallace Group is a grouping of "seven of the best sporting universities in the UK"[1] that have a shared interest in promoting sports and health workshops in developing countries, the members are the University of Bath, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Durham University, Loughborough University, Northumbria University, University of St Andrews and the University of Stirling. The sports which are primarily promoted are football, volleyball, basketball and netball with education workshops focused on HIV & AIDS.[2]

The group was formed in 2005 in partnership with UK Sport[3] and established itself in 2006, it is named after David Wallace who is affiliated to two member universities.[1][4] As a group they have worked in collaboration and have shown commitment to the establishment and sustainable practices of International Development, the focus for the group has been Zambia through the partnership with Sport in Action and EduSport.[5]